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The Central Library will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.

 

The Apponaug and Conimicut branch libraries will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

Shoutbomb Text Notification

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.

 


Signup Today:

Step One: Text "SIGNUP" to 401-298-2013

Step Two: Text you 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.



 

General Commands

Text the following prompts to receive more information.

Replying to Notices

Your account notices will prompt you to repond with commands, including:

Message Settings

To view and change your Shoutbomb message settings, text:

IOWEU

Request the current fees linked to accounts

HL

Receive a list of holds that are ready for pickup

NOTICES

See your current on/off settings

HELP

Receive information about all Shoutbomb commands

RL

Receive a list of items you can renew

HOLDS

Switch your holds notices on or off

RESEND

Receive the last message from Shoutbomb again

RA

Renew all of your eligible items

RENEW

Switch your courtesy notices on or off

SWITCHPHONE+##########

To update your phone number or carrier

OL

Receive a list of overdue items

 OVERDUE

Switch your overdue notices on or off

DROPCARD

Cancel text notices for a card

   

MYBOOKS

Inquire about the status of all of your borrowed items