Service Notice: Due to current staffing levels, the Main Library (Rock Hill) Reference Department is temporarily unavailable for in-person services until Monday, February 1. During this time, other reference services, including Your Next Read, Technology Tutoring, and Interlibrary Loan, will be limited or temporarily suspended. Patrons are encouraged to use our online research sources and to call other branches for help regarding reference questions and assistance.

Closing Notice: The Fort Mill Library will be closed Monday, February 8, through Sunday, February 28, for building and facility improvements. Thanks to York County funding, this location will have its final HVAC unit replaced and new carpet installed. We thank you in advance for your patience while we bring you a more efficient building and Library experience.

During this closing:

  • Fort Mill Library staff will be assisting at other YCL locations.

  • Curbside services and book drops will be unavailable.

  • No fines or fees will be charged.

  • Holds will remain at the branch until reopening. Holds already in transit cannot be redirected to another location.

  • Items can be returned at other branch libraries or held until reopening.

In-Person, Curbside Pick-Up, & Phone Service Hours:

Clover, Lake Wylie, & York: Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Fort Mill & Rock Hill: Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., & Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The following in-person services are available:

  • Browsing and borrowing materials (We recommend a visit of 30 minutes in consideration of other patrons waiting to enter.)

  • Checkout and general assistance at service desks

  • Take and Make Kits (Kits vary by location.)

  • Computer use (limited to 30-minute sessions; children’s computers unavailable)

  • Curbside pickup for holds and mobile printing

Please return interlibrary loan materials inside the library only. Do not use outside book drops. For more information, check our Phase 3 Overview, Library Updates, and Facebook pages, or contact us.


December 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021 • Register Online Now

The Totally Cool Winter Reading Challenge is back! We're joining Zoobean in partnership with Simon & Schuster’s Books Like Us program for Beanstack’s Annual Winter Reading Challenge. Help us read at least 1 million minutes for a chance to win 1 of 8 virtual author visits and other prizes! Sign up at any YCL location or online and tag us on Facebook or Twitter: #WinterRead2021!

YCL's Second Annual York County Reads will be January—February, 2021! All ages can "find your voice through art" by reading our featured books. Encourage others to sign up, and tag us on social media with #yorkcountyreads2021. You can also meet the authors virtually and enjoy other York County Reads events at each library. Register online or view our York County Reads page to learn more.

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for virtual programs from your favorite YCL staff members! View storytimes, book readings, and tutorials, find exercise and meditation classes from professional instructors, and more! New videos are posted each week, with something for the whole family!

Do you want to hear a story from YCL staff at any time? Now you can!

Call the Library’s Dial-A-Story phone line at 803-620-8585. You'll hear a variety of stories for adults, teens, and children, as well as music and songs, poetry, jokes and riddles, history tidbits, trivia, and more!

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Join the challenge — Discover diverse books, log activities, and Read Woke! Choose books from 10 different categories for all ages, start whenever you want, and complete it at your own pace. Read the full details at YCL's Read Woke Challenge page, and register online now!

Join our Teen Discord channel for daily themed chats. Get your invite with our Ask A YA Librarian form. Provide your name, email, library card number, and Discord username. This channel is only for York County students ages 11-17. Check out all of the Teen Virtual Winter Programs as well.

What the Community is Saying About YCL ...

I am so grateful for all the on-line resources and curbside service. I miss my in-person book club! I think our library does an outstanding job of serving all the public with not the biggest budget.


Catherine Sullivan

York County Library

138 East Black Street

Rock Hill, SC 29730


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