York County Library is monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) with local, state, and national health officials. Find answers to questions about COVID-19 basics, prevention, travel, and vaccination, and more from the CDC, and for additional resources and information, visit these websites:
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC)
MUSC (free online screenings for South Carolina residents)
York County Government (updates on local government services)
Need internet or computer access? Free 60-minute computer sessions are available at all YCL locations. Space is limited, so please consider calling to confirm availability before your arrival. Due to our pandemic safety precautions, 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 DigitalLearn.org and GCFLearnFree.org.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. This new benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. For more information, click here or visit affordableconnectivity.gov.
CN2 provides quality news programming for Rock Hill, Lancaster, Chester, and the greater tri-county area of South Carolina, as well as many other additional community services, including run time for area churches, live video feeds for debates and special events, commercial advertising for area businesses, and promotion for local nonprofit agencies and community events.
Freedom Walkway celebrates the efforts of the people of Rock Hill and the entire United States of America to achieve the promise of "Liberty and Justice for All." Rock Hill has given rise to its own heroes for justice and equality, and this walkway is dedicated as a reminder that we are guaranteed the rights and freedoms that are the foundations of the American constitutional system.
The Herald is the leading source of local news, information and advertising for residents in the greater Rock Hill, S.C., area, which includes York, Chester, and parts of Lancaster counties. Read today's latest headlines and follow local business, crime, politics, sports, education, and more with an online subscription or for free using your YCL library card and our online database.
The City of Rock Hill Poet Laureate uses their role to create awareness and appreciation for poetry through community outreach, civic engagement, commemoration of the city, and the promotion of literacy across the greater Rock Hill area.
United Way supports SC211, a free and confidential service that helps people across South Carolina find the local resources they need, 24/7. Get help paying bills, finding food, and locating other resources near you. Call 2-1-1 or 866.892.9211, visit SC211.org, or download the 211 app to get started now.
SCIWAY, the South Carolina Information Highway, is the largest and most comprehensive directory of South Carolina information on the Internet. SCIWAY includes over 50,000 links to other S.C. websites, as well as an amazing collection of maps, charts, articles, and other resources, and is organized by subject areas.
The SC Stay Plus program assists those experiencing financial hardships and housing challenges as a result of COVID-19 by providing up to 12 months of rental and utility assistance (dating back to March 13, 2020) and up to three months of future rent, and by covering other housing costs for those who have been displaced by the pandemic. New applications are no longer being accepted, but you can apply for the waitlist online or click here to find other renters' assistance resources near you.
The IRS has provided York County Library with a limited supply of 1040 and 1040-SR forms, Schedules 1–3, and instructions. As no state forms will be available and free tax preparation assistance is also limited, we encourage you to access tax forms, products, and other information online. Visit our Tax Resources page or view YCL's Tax Help Flyer for an overview of tax resources and more, including where to find free local tax preparation assistance from AARP, SC Thrive, and VITA.
Broadcasting online, on AM-1340, and on FM-100.1, WRHI is York County's award-winning source for news, talk, and sports. Listen to coverage from Fox News, ABC, and WSOC-TV; local news and conferences; school board, city, and county council meetings; weather; and local high school/college sports.