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Q. What notices are available on the Text Message Service?

Answered By: Beth Juhl
Last Updated: Sep 01, 2020     Views: 5

Default Notices

The following notices are ON by default:

HOLDS: information about items ready for pickup

OVERDUE: information about items that are overdue

RENEW: information about items due for renewal soon

To toggle these notices OFF, text the keyword to 833-403-0518.

Example Overdue

will toggle Overdue notices on or off depending on your current setting. 


You can also turn on FEES notices. Text the keyword FEES to toggle on or off notices about any library fines. 


For help, text keyword<space>HELP

Example Overdue Help


Text the keyword NOTICES and wait for a reply.  You will receive a reply informing you of the current status of all the opt in/out notices. 

For help text HELP<space>NOTICES.

Example Help Notices

Other Commands


Text the keyword MYBOOKS to check the status of all your current checkouts and their due dates.


Text the keyword IOWEU for current total fines on your library account.


Text the keyword RESEND to receive copies of all messages from the last 3 days. 



To opt out of all messages, text the keyword STOP to 833-403-0518