Congratulations, York County! We've read more than 4 million minutes!

This year's "Tails and Tales" Summer Learning Challenge ends Friday, July 30! Continue to read and log your minutes online at, where you'll also earn digital badges, get book recommendations by email, and enjoy many other exciting new features! Visit for more details. 

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We need your feedback! If you've watched our virtual performances on YouTube and Facebookplease let us know how we're doing by taking a brief survey for Project OutcomeClick here to access the survey online, or download a copy to print and drop off at your nearest YCL location. We want to hear all the fun you're having! Tag us on Facebook (yorkcountylibrary) or Twitter (@Beamer_YCL) with #YCLReads2021. This Challenge is sponsored by the Friends of the York County Library.

Need Broadband Internet? Help Has Arrived!

York County Library is working to help build consumer awareness about the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit for families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.


This temporary program provides discounts on broadband service and devices for qualified households. To learn more about the discounts, eligibility, and how to apply, click here or visit

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Available Now! SC State Park Passports: Enjoy the great outdoors and visit any South Carolina State Park for free with a State Park Passport, now available for checkout at all YCL locations. See SC Park Passports for more information.

Introducing hoopla Flex! In addition to the 10 hoopla Instant borrows you receive each month, you now have 5 Flex borrows you can use on thousands of specially marked eBooks and audiobooks! Click here for more information.

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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!

COVID-19 Vaccination Information: York County Library is monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) with local, state, and national health officials. As this is a developing situation, YCL is committed to ensuring the safety of patrons and staff while offering limited in-person services.

  • Need internet or computer access? Visit York County Library, where free 60-minute computer sessions are available. Space is limited at each location, so please consider calling to confirm availability before your arrival. Due to our pandemic safety precautions, library staff cannot engage in close, one-on-one technology instruction at this time.

  • Don't have an email address or unsure how to proceed? Call DHEC's COVID-19 vaccination hotline at 1-866-365-8110 for help scheduling your appointment. For help creating an email account, YCL offers free online learning courses with step-by-step instructions through and

What the Community is Saying About YCL ...

I absolutely love our library! In an age where reading is taking a backseat to technology, it is uplifting to be able to visit here and fall in love with books all over again. The staff is top notch and truly love what they do. Thank you for the invaluable service you give to our community.


Kristi Tolman