Email Notices


How do I sign up for email notices?
What type of Library email notices will I receive?
Why do my notices never arrive in my GMAIL account?


How do I sign up for email notices?

Login to Encore Catalog

Click the EDIT ACCOUNT button Edit Encore library account information.

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Add your email address to the EMAIL ADDR: box. 
Click SUBMIT button

What type of library e-mail notices will I receive?

  • Courtesy Notice - reminder 3 days before materials are due.
  • 2 Overdue Notices - library materials are overdue.
  • Hold Pick-Up Notice - requested items are ready for pick-up.
  • New Arrival Notice - new items matching your saved "My Searches" categories.
  • Library Bytes - the library newsletter.
  • Information notices - announcements regarding special events and special patron services.

Why do my email notices never arrive in my GMAIL account?

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Gmail has labeled email from "" as SPAM.

  • Add
    to your Contacts list.

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  • If an email from the library is in the SPAM folder see the following:
  • The spam folder is located in the left menu bar. If the spam folder does not display click the "more" link.
  • Open the Spam folder.
  • Open the email.
spam folder
  • Click the NOT SPAM button.

  • Note: messages that have been in the Spam folder more than 30 days will be automatically deleted.

  • See Gmail article Legitimate mail marked as spam.
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