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Service Announcements


Beginning October 1, 2020

Beginning October 1, all Spartanburg County Public Library locations are offering curbside services for holds pick up only. Please contact your local branch for details.


Beginning September 28, 2020

Beginning September 28, all Spartanburg County Public Library locations are open Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Patrons are asked to practice social distancing. Masks are encouraged as it may help reduce the spread of COVID. Your safety and the safety of staff are important. We look forward to seeing you!


Beginning August 3, 2020

Study tables are available at all Spartanburg County Public Library locations by reservation only.
Call your local library to reserve. Masks are required.

  • Headquarters Library – Multimedia & Fiction - 864-596-3502
  • Headquarters Library – Children’s - 864-596-3504
  • Headquarters Library – Information Services – 864-596-3505
  • Headquarters Library – Teens – 864-596-3506
  • Boiling Springs Library – 864-578-3665
  • Chesnee Library – 864-461-2423
  • Cowpens Library – 864-463-0430
  • Cyrill-Westside Library – 864-574-6815
  • Landrum Library – 864-457-2218
  • Middle Tyger Library – 864-439-4759
  • Pacolet Library – 864-474-0421
  • Woodruff Library – 864-476-8770


Beginning August 1, 2020

  • Patrons may check out materials and pick up holds.

  • All locations will offer express internet services and free printing.

  • The SparkSpace makerspace at Headquarters Library will open August 3 by appointment only. If you wish to make an appointment, please call Information Services at 864-596-3505.

  • Notary services resumed July 6 where available.

  • The Headquarters Library also resumed processing passport applications by appointment only on July 6. This will only be for routine new or renewal applications, with no immediate/specific travel date. Expect significant delays in processing. Due to COVID-19, no expedited processing will be offered. We cannot provide a specific update on when you will receive your new passport or when your citizenship documents will be returned. Masks will be required. If you still wish to make an appointment, please call Information Services at 864-596-3505.

  • The Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy will be open for limited in person research appointments lasting one hour. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Kennedy Room staff at least 24 hours in advance at 864-596-3508 or you can use our Contact Us form and select the Kennedy Room department to schedule your appointment. Our staff will pull your requested materials prior to your appointment time so that you can make the most of your hour long appointment. No more than 2 researchers per appointment.


Patrons are asked to practice social distancing. Masks are encouraged as it may help reduce the spread of COVID. Your safety and the safety of staff are important. We look forward to seeing you!

Please check this page and our social media outlets for more updates.

Online Resources


The Spartanburg County Public Libraries have online resources available 24/7. Please enjoy exploring our online resources from home. Some additional information and resources are found below:

Downloadables



Try OverDrive for ebooks and audiobooks


Be sure to check out the OverDrive Always Available section for titles that have no checkout limits.


Useful Websites
while at Home

Check out the "During this time..." sections on these pages. Compiled by SCPL staff.


General Information:



  • The library is no longer charging late fees for overdue items. All items should be returned by the due date. A replacement fee will be charged to your account for any item not returned within two weeks of the due date.

  • Returned items are quarantined for 72 hours and it may take up to 5 days before items are checked in.

  • Most of our branch locations have wi-fi available from our parking lots. Wi-fi will still be available during this time.

  • Ancestry.com Library Edition is temporarily available from home with a library card.

  • All SC DISCUS resources are temporarily available by IP authentication in South Carolina. NO username or password required for remote access.

  • Bookpage Magazine is offering issues available online for free.

Additional Useful Websites

Compiled by SCPL Staff

Find Physical Books Little Free Library Map
Online Storytimes: Stories read by authors and actors -
Richland Library's collection of celebrity storytimes posted on social media.
Stuck Inside Guide -
Created by the Children's Department at SCPL.
Homework Help: TumbleMath - grades K-6 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Khan Academy - homework help for students Khan Academy - resources for teachers
Tutor.com - homework help for students, K-12 Scholastic Learn at Home grades 6+ - Daily lesson plans
More Books for You: Audio Book Cloud - all ages audio book database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Teen Book Cloud - grades 7-12 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Romance Book Cloud - collection of Romance novels
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Free Audible books for teens
See the World: Thrillest - Google Earth virtual tours
of 31 national parks.
Robb Report - 14 international museums are offering free virtual tours of their spaces. WDEF - Zoos and aquariums across the country are livestreaming their animals.
10 Historic Homes - Includes Buckingham Palace, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Blenheim Palace World Museums - 12 famous museums from around the world Famous Stages Around the World - Theatres, concert halls and opera houses
Road Trip From Home: Virtual Field Trips - different parts of the world, famous landmarks, beautiful works of art, historic marvels, science adventures and so much more