Kewanee Public Library in Kewanee, IL has only had their CloseBy® Text Marketing program for a year and they are already gaining positive feedback from the impact it is having on their business. They have 87 patrons on their text list that they are able to efficiently communicate with about various library events. Barbra Love, the director of Kewanee Public Library, noted that their customers come in thanking them for the message reminders for the different events and classes!

Hear more from Barbra in her own words:

“We have thoroughly enjoyed our first year with the CloseBy® Text Marketing program! This program has worked for us! We don’t have hundreds of people on our text club like other businesses, but we always receive positive feedback from our customers who are on the list. They enjoy receiving our messages and reminders about upcoming events going on in the library!”

Read some of the messages that the Kawanee Public Library has sent out to their text list so far:

  • Join us today for space fun at 2:00pm. Stay for activities and refreshments honoring Barbara Love.
  • We’re open! Please use the elevator entrance during the front step project. We’re open our regular hours and are ready to serve you.
  • Watch Party-True Crime Zoom with Amanda Vicary – Wed. June 29 @ 6:30. Join in the fun in the community room.
  • Enjoy the indoor cool with a summer movie at the library. See Dog, starring Channing Tatum (PG-13) at 2 PM on Tuesday, June 14.