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Bedford Branch Library (734) 847-6747
Bedford Branch Library
8575 Jackman Rd. Temperance, MI 48182 Phone: (734) 847-6747
Fax: (734) 847-6591
Sun: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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SMS Terms and Conditions/Privacy Policy

Mission of the Monroe County Library System

The Monroe County Library System enriches the quality of life for all residents of the county by providing free access to informational, educational and recreational resources.

Monroe County Library System Text Messaging (SMS) Alerts

The SMS Alerts service gives you the option to receive text messages from the Monroe County Library System on your mobile device. After you opt into SMS Alerts, the Monroe County Library System will send you text messages to bring an event to your attention, such as an overdue item or a hold ready for pickup.

You can choose to opt out of SMS Alerts at any time.


Standard message charges apply.

Short Code Information

All Monroe County Library System Alert services are originated from short codes 82453 or 35143. You will never receive any content from from any other source.

Service/Help info

To get help with the Monroe County Library System's text message service, contact your local branch.  You can also request our contact information from your mobile phone at any time by sending a text message with the word HELP to 82453 or 35143

Opt In/Opt-Out info

To opt out from Monroe County Library System SMS Alerts, send a text message with the word STOP, STOP ALL, END, QUIT, CANCEL or UNSUBSCRIBE to 82453 or 35143 from your mobile phone and we will unsubscribe you from our service. You will not receive any additional text messages via your mobile phone.
You may also opt out by contacting any one of our sixteen branches.

Frequency of program service

Monroe County Library System SMS Alert is a monthly subscription service. The Monroe County Library System will send SMS alerts whenever you have new items that have become available for you to pick up. The number of messages received is based on account settings. Standard message charges from your cell phone carrier apply.

Carriers supported on the program

  • Sprint / Nextel
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Boost
  • Alltel
  • US Cellular
  • Cellular South
  • AT&T
  • Virgin
  • Cricket
  • Cellcom