All York County Library locations are now open for limited curbside services only.

In observance of Independence Day, curbside services will be unavailable Friday, July 3, - Sunday, July 5. 

York County Library is monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) with local, state, and national health officials. As all information is subject to change, please continue to check our Coronavirus and Facebook pages. For free e-books, audiobooks, and more, visit our Virtual Library!

UPDATE: Curbside Services Now Available as Part of YCL's Phased Reopening Plan

All York County Library locations are now open for limited curbside services. Anyone with a York County Library card or eCard can check out materials they have placed on hold (books, audiobooks, DVDs, ILLs, and HotSpots). Please call your nearest YCL location during curbside service hours to notify staff before returning Book Club Kits and Kinder Kits. Outside book drops remain open, and items will be properly quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in. No overdue fees will be charged for items returned during this time. For more information, see our Phase 2 Overview Guide, continue to check our website and Facebook page, or contact us. Thank you for your patience.

Curbside Pick-Up & Phone Service Hours:

  • Fort Mill & Rock Hill: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday;
    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saturday

  • Clover, Lake Wylie, & York: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

York County Library Summer Learning Challenge

June 8 – July 31, 2020 For All Ages  Register Now!

YCL invites all ages to read with us for our "Imagine Your Story" Virtual Summer Learning Challenge sponsored by the Friends of the York County Library. The challenge is simple: Read 10 hours and get a prize! For every 10 hours you read (up to 50 hours), you'll earn one entry into a Grand Prize Drawing. Register now, and help us reach our goal to read 5 million minutes! Be sure to check out all of our online events this summer.

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Make Your Mark @ the Library: Color your sheet and show us your completed design on social media! #YCLReads2020

Check out our YouTube channel for virtual storytimes, crafts, tutorials, performances and more for the whole family!

For help registering or logging time, call us at (803) 992-0263 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 4–6 p.m.

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With Kanopy, stream thousands of documentaries, movies, and educational videos, all for free! Watch content from Criterion, PBS, Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and more on your TV, desktop, and mobile devices. A valid YCL card and email are required. Monthly borrows are limited to 5 credits.


Hey teens, join our Teen Discord channel for daily themed chats, every Monday-Friday from 3-5 pm! Get your invite quickly emailed with our Ask A YA Librarian form. Just provide your name, email, library card number, and Discord username. Be sure to check out all of the Teen Virtual Summer Programs as well. Please note this channel is only for York County students ages 11-17.

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Get a YCL card quickly with a temporary, virtual eCard for York County, SC residents. An email address and online application are required and will be processed in 24 hours, Monday-Friday. Once we reopen, visit a branch with proof of ID for a physical YCL card.

Join YCL's Virtual Escape Room!


Yours is a tragic story. You've spent your life locked in the highest room in the tallest tower, and you're sick and tired of living a life  behind these stone walls! Now it's time to escape, but puzzles aplenty (and maybe a dragon) stand between you and freedom!

Looking for your next good read? YCL Staff are happy to help. Answer a few questions on your likes and dislikes, and in just 1-3 days you will have a personalized selection of titles to pick from! 

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


Our locations are closed, but our 24/7 Virtual Library brings the Library to you! You only need a YCL card to access our popular and our newest resources and learning tools, and even movies, TV, music, audio/e-books, and magazines! 

Check out our Research, Self-Publishing, and Online Learning pages. See why York County Library is Your Community Link!​ You can also find the latest updates to these services on our Digital Services Updates page.

What the community is saying about YCL...

Thanks to the York County Library's online resources, our reading has not slowed down a bit during the shutdown! We have enjoyed many Kindle books and Audiobooks during this time. My daughter is now hooked on listening to Audiobooks during our runs/walks. Thank you for supporting our community!

Liz Bridges

York County Library

138 East Black Street

Rock Hill, SC 29730


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