Sign up for free text messages from Waukegan Public Library

Always on the go? No time to check your email or voicemail? Now get instant SMS text messages delivered to your phone from Waukegan Public Library and stay up-to-date on all your account activity. Starting October 1, this free service will send pickup notices for items on hold, overdue notices, and courtesy notices for items that will be due soon.

Sign up by logging into your account on the Waukegan Public Library catalog at http://catalog.waukeganpl.org/patroninfoand adding your cell phone number on the Modify Personal Information screen. You must agree to the terms and conditions on the website and respond with “YES” when you receive a text confirming your subscription. Texting and data charges may apply.

All SMS texts will contain a link to your patron account page on the website where you can go to see the item information or renew your item. If you have an email address listed on your account, you will also receive an email notice. Only one library card can be tied to a particular cell phone number, the same cell phone number cannot be added to multiple library cards. You may opt out at any time by texting “STOP” to 35143.