Holiday Hours: All YCL locations will be closed Friday, January 1, — Sunday, January 3, in observance of New Year's.
YCL In-Person, Curbside Pick-Up, & Phone Service Hours:
Clover, Lake Wylie, & York: Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fort Mill & Rock Hill: Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., & Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
(*The York Library branch is temporarily closed until January 4 due to Covid-19.)
Closing Notice: As a result of potential exposure to Covid-19, the York Library branch is closed until Monday, January 4. The safety of our libraries, patrons, and staff is a top priority. Standard protocol for exposure will be followed, which includes closing for staff to quarantine for 14 days, encouraging tests for themselves and their families, and deep cleansing of the building. During this closing:
Curbside services and book drops will be unavailable.
No fines or fees will be charged.
Holds will remain at the branch until reopening. Holds already in transit cannot be redirected to another location.
Items can be returned at other branch libraries or held until reopening.
December 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021 • Register Online Now
The Totally Cool Winter Reading Challenge is back! We're joining Zoobean in partnership with Simon & Schuster’s Books Like Us program for Beanstack’s Annual Winter Reading Challenge. Help us read at least 1 million minutes for a chance to win 1 of 8 virtual author visits and other prizes! Sign up at any YCL location or online and tag us on Facebook or Twitter: #WinterRead2021!
YCL's Second Annual York County Reads will be January—February, 2021! All ages can "find your voice through art" by reading our featured books. Encourage others to sign up, and tag us on social media with #yorkcountyreads2021. You can also meet the authors virtually and enjoy other York County Reads events at each library. Register online or view our York County Reads page to learn more.
Help Spread Kindness This Holiday Season!
YCL Food Drive: Donate nonperishable food and canned goods to your local YCL location from December 1-31. Donations will benefit local area charities within the community they are donated. And don't forget our furry friends — we'll also be collecting pet food donations!
Mitten Trees: Contribute new gloves, hats, scarves, and mittens at participating YCL locations through December 31, to send to area shelters throughout York County for those in need.
"Take, Make, and (Maybe) Donate" Crochet Kits: Crochet a winter item for yourself or a friend and donate it to a local organization or the Rock Hill branch's Mitten Tree! Kits with yarn, a pattern, and a crochet hook for your crafting projects will be available starting December 1, while supplies last, at the reference desk on the second floor.
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!
Join the challenge — Discover diverse books, log activities, and Read Woke! Choose books from 10 different categories for all ages, start whenever you want, and complete it at your own pace. Read the full details at YCL's Read Woke Challenge page, and register online now!
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!
What the Community is Saying About YCL ...
I am so grateful for all the on-line resources and curbside service. I miss my in-person book club! I think our library does an outstanding job of serving all the public with not the biggest budget.