Text Alert Service Text Alert Service

SMS Text Alert Service

When you signup for text alerts, we’ll send you text notifications, letting you know when your requested books are available, alerts for items soon to be overdue and reminders about items which are currently overdue.

How do I sign up for this service? It’s easy!

Online
Log on to your account at libcat.csglasgow.org and in my profile tick the “SMS notifications” options box. Be sure to check we have the most up to date mobile number for you.

In Your Local Library
Complete the form available at your local library and we will set up the service for you.

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Glasgow Library Phone App

Remote catalogue search
Now you can find a title, reserve, borrow or renew it, straight from your mobile.

Barcode scan
Why buy when you can borrow? The app allows you to scan the barcode on any title, anywhere, then search the catalogue to see if you can borrow it.

Journey planning
Live public transport info, allowing you to plan your journey to the library

Library information
From events to opening hours to directions, regularly updated service information gives you all the knowledge you need.

Download the library app for iOS or Android.