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You may receive your notices from the library by email, text or phone. This includes notices for items you have requested and overdue notices.
Your Request


Vaughan Public Libraries is not responsible for delivery failure due to the problems with the receiver's wireless account or service provider.

We recommend adding VPL Text Notices as a contact with the phone number 647-694-1289. It will help you recognize text notices from the library.
By making this choice, I am authorizing Vaughan Public Libraries to send notices to me via email.

This includes notices for:
  • A hold that is ready for pickup
  • Second hold pickup reminders
  • Items that are due soon
  • Overdue notices
  • Inactive accounts

Due date reminders are a courtesy, you remain responsible for ensuring materials are returned by their due date.

All emails you receive will be from 'Vaughan Public Libraries'. Please add the email address dbadmin@vaughan.ca to your email address book . This will ensure that notices will not be treated as junk mail.

Vaughan Public Libraries is not responsible for delivery failure due to the problems with the receiver's email account. Please be aware that email notices from VPL can not be delivered successfully if you are forwarding the messages to an indirect email account. Please provide an account which directly receives messages.

The personal information collected from you on this form will only be used for the purpose of setting up your library account and delivering the notifications. Your personal information will not be shared with outside organizations, except as indicated in the Privacy Statement.
By making this choice, I understand that I will no longer receive library notifications by email or by texting, and I will begin to receive my notifications by telephone. This includes notices for a hold that is ready for pickup and overdue notices.

The personal information collected from you on this form will only be used for the purpose of setting up your library account and delivering the notifications. Your personal information will not be shared with outside organizations, except as indicated in the Privacy Statement.
Your Information
Get Texts From VPL

It's easy to get started...

  • Text Signup to 647-694-1289
  • Follow the instructions

Once it's set up, you will start receiving four types of notices:

  • Courtesy - something is due soon
  • Availablility - a hold is ready for pickup
  • Reminder - you haven't picked up your hold yet
  • Overdue - something is overdue

You can even renew from Courtesy and Overdue notices!

And it's easy to add all your family's cards to one mobile number...

  • Text Addcard to 647-694-1289
  • Follow the instructions
  • Repeat for each card you want to add

When you change your PIN for your library account, you need to alert the text provider of the changed PIN by texting NEWPASS to 647-694-1289.

Check the Keywords Chart for keywords that you can text to get more information about your holds and the text notice services.