Shoutbomb Text Message Alerts allows you to use your mobile phone to:
- Receive text notices about holds that are available, items that are due soon, overdues, and fines
- Send a text to renew an item (renewable items only)
- Add family members' cards to your Shoutbomb account with keyword ADDCARD
The library does not charge a fee for this service. Your mobile plan's regular text messaging rates apply.
Step One: Text "SIGNUP" to 401-298-2013
Step Two: Text your 14-digit library card number, found on the back of your card.
Step Three: Text your library PIN number
That's all! Once your Shoutbomb registration is complete, you will automatically receive notices about items that are due soon, overdue items, and hold notices. A text will be sent only when activity on your account triggers a message.
Text the following prompts to receive more information.
Replying to Notices
Your account notices will prompt you to repond with commands, including:
To view and change your Shoutbomb message settings, text:
Request the current fees linked to accounts
Receive a list of holds that are ready for pickup
See your current on/off settings
Receive information about all Shoutbomb commands
Receive a list of items you can renew
Switch your holds notices on or off
Receive the last message from Shoutbomb again
Renew all of your eligible items
Switch your courtesy notices on or off
To update your phone number or carrier
Receive a list of overdue items
Switch your overdue notices on or off
Cancel text notices for a card
Inquire about the status of all of your borrowed items