Books & More
Join other book lovers to discuss great books at these monthly programs. Call the appropriate library to reserve the book. See the Events Page for times, locations, and details.
York County Library book club kits contain 10 copies of the book and a discussion guide with questions and an author biography.
Looking for your next good read? YCL Staff are happy to help. Fill out this form and answer a few questions on your likes and dislikes. In just 1-3 days you will have a personalized selection of titles to pick from!
This list contains 10 different categories of "diverse voices" that coincide with the Read Woke Challenge. Under each category is a list with a sample of notable resources from our collection, and every title has links to various formats to check out or place on hold.
Offers monthly genre newsletters; "new arrivals" newsletters; custom, subject-based monthly newsletters created by you; author spotlight newsletters highlighting authors and the books in our collection; and popular awards lists for children, teens and adults. Other great features are book descriptions, reviews, and author profiles for every title. All book, eBook, and DVD recommendations are part of the YCL collection, so you can place a hold on whatever you like when you see it.
Sign up for a weekly email booklist for yourself or your children, customized by age, interests, background, and reading level.
Check out book reviews, get personalized recommendations, and track what you're reading, have read, and want to read. Rate, review, and share books, and see what your friends are reading.
See what books are on The New York Times Bestsellers list this week.
View new titles in your favorite categories that have been added to our collection within the past 30 days.
Books for the Visually Impaired
South Carolina State Library's free Talking Book Services sends recorded fiction and nonfiction books, specialized playback equipment, Braille and large print books, magazines, and descriptive videos to blind, visually impaired, and other readers of all ages with qualifying disabilities.
York County Library's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service provides for books, articles from periodicals, master's theses, and other materials not in the library system to be borrowed from other libraries throughout the country.