How to Sign up for Text Message Notifications

Patrons can now sign up to receive a text message when their requested items are available for pick-up at SSLDL!

This service is offered by The Library Network. This feature is patron opt-in only and requires that the Patron sign up for the functionality in the My Account section of the eLibrary Catalog. *Please note that text messaging may not start for up to 24 hours after the patron has opted-in to the service.

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Adding SMS Contact Number

1. Click on the My Account link in the library catalog.

2. Click on the Text Message Notification link.

3. Enter your Library Card Number (no spaces) and PIN to log in when prompted.

4. Click on the Add Phone Button.

5. Choose a name for the Phone label section. This can be any text string to identify the SMS Contact Number. (ex. Your Name)

6. Input the 10-digit phone number that you wish to receive Text (SMS) notifications. Please enter the number with no spaces or special characters. (ex. 2484376431)

7. Check the Box under Hold Pickup Notice. This is what tells the system that you want Hold text messages.

8. DO NOT check the Remove Phone Number Box/

9. Click on the Save Changes Button to save your SMS contact information.

 

Should you decide that you don't like the text message notifications, or get a new phone number, below are the instructions for removing and SMS Contact Number.

Removing an SMS Contact Number:

1. Click on the My Account link in the library catalog.

2. Click on the Text Message Notification link.

3. Enter your Library Card Number (no spaces) and PIN to log in when prompted.

4. Check the Remove Phone Number box for the SMS Contact Number that you wish to remove.

5. Click on the Save Changes button. This will remove the selected SMS Contact Number from the patron record.