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Last update: 31/08/2018

Get text messages from your library!

Would you like a text message when your books are due or you have a book to collect from us?

Base Libraries are now offering free text alerts for members.

To start using the service, please enter your mobile telephone number, work email address and another identifier such as your name or library card number in the boxes. By entering your details you are consenting to your personal information being processed and held according to the Privacy Notice

You can also log into your account and go to 'your messaging' to enter your SMS number and messaging options, or contact your local Base Library to opt in. You can remove your number at any time from your account to stop receiving texts.