Frequently Asked Questions

When is the library open?
For all York County Library business hours, see Hours and Locations.


How do I get a library card?
To get a card, download or pick up an application and bring the completed form with a valid, current proof of identity and residency to any library location. See Library Cards for more information.

How many items can I check out at one time?
Borrower privileges vary depending on the type of library card. See Library Cards for more information.


Can I request a specific book, DVD, CD, or other item?
To request an item, visit or call your local library or use the Online Catalog.


What if a specific item is unavailable at my local branch?
You may check out or request items from all York County Library locations or SCLENDS libraries and have them sent to the library of your choice. Materials that libraries do not own may be available to borrow from other libraries across the United States through Interlibrary Loan.


Does the library have Internet access?
Yes, Internet-accessible computers are available at the Main Library in Rock Hill and all branch libraries. Some computers may limit access or usage time. For more information, see Technology Services


Does the library have Wi-Fi?
Yes, all York County Library locations offer free Wi-Fi access.


How do I get to use a computer for Internet access?
To use a library computer for Internet access, you must have a valid York County Library card and sign the Computer Use Agreement. See the Computer Use Policy for more information.


Can the library help me learn to use a computer?
Computer classes are offered throughout the year. See the Events Calendar for a list of currently available classes.


When is the Technology Center in Rock Hill open?

  • Monday - Thursday: 9:10 a.m. - 7:50 p.m.

  • Friday - Saturday: 9:10 a.m. - 5:50 p.m.

  • Sunday (September - May): 2:10 - 5:50 p.m.

Does the library have a copier?
Copiers are available for public use at each library branch. Copies are 15¢ per page. Color copiers are unavailable.


Can I fax items from the library?
The library does not offer fax services to the public.


Does the library have a scanner?
The library does not have a scanner available for public use.


Does the library have a color printer?
Yes, printing is available from library computers at a cost of 15¢ per page for black and white prints and 25¢ per page for color prints.


Can I donate books to the library?
Yes, donations of books and other materials are accepted at all library locations to use at the library's discretion. The library cannot accept encyclopedia sets, magazines, Reader's Digest condensed books, textbooks, or materials in poor condition. For help with large donations, call (803) 981-5837 prior to delivery.

Can I make a monetary donation to the library?
Yes, monetary donations are accepted for memorials, bequests, or fundraising for our Bucks for Books campaign. See Donations for more information.

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