Shoutbomb Instructions

Why Should I Sign Up?

Receive text messages on your phone immediately when:

  • Items you requested are ready for pickup.

  • Items you are borrowing are overdue.

Use your phone to text the library to:

  • Renew your items

  • Display Fines and Fees

Shoutbomb has features to make managing your account easier:

  • Send and Receive texts in English or Spanish.

  • Receive notices on multiple library cards.

What Do I Need To Sign Up?

Signing up is totally free! Standard text rates apply.  Will only work with phones that can receive SMS messages (most smart phones should qualify)

How To Sign Up Using Your Cell Phone:

  1. Using a phone that can send text-messages to an e-mail address.

  2. Text the word SIGNUP to aspencat@shoutbomb.com. (To receive your messages in Spanish, use REGISTRESE instead of SIGNUP)

  3. You should receive a reply asking for a library card number. See Ms. Danos for this number. She will make a copy for you so you can use it to download ebooks or audiobooks, too.

  4. Text your library card number.

  5. You should receive a reply asking for a PIN.

  6. Text your PIN. Your pin is your last name, lowercase.

  7. You should receive a confirmation text with an email request. (Responding with your email address is optional.)

How To Use Shoutbomb

Below is a list of text commands for using Shoutbomb

English Command

Spanish Command

Description

ADDCARD

ADDCARD

Add a secondary library card to your notification account

DROPCARD

DROPCARD

Remove a secondary library card

HOLDS

MANTENER

Hold notices Opt In/Out

IOWEU

TEDEBO

See the current fine total on your account

NOTICES

AVISOS

Current status of all your Opt In/Out services

OVERDUE

ATRASADO

Overdue notice Opt In/Out

QUIT

SALIR

Stop this text notices service

RENEW

RENOVAR

Renew notices Opt In/Out

RESEND

REENVIAR

Resend the last message

SIGNUP

REGISTRESE

Register for this text notices service

SWITCHPHONE

CAMBIARTELEFONO

Change the phone number receiving texts

These notices are ON by default.  Texting the keyword will turn that type of notice off

·        HOLDS

·        OVERDUE

·        RENEW

·        FEES


Please contact the library or see Ms. Danos with any questions or issues