Expanded Hours: Fort Mill Library is now open Monday - Friday from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., for in-person, curbside, and phone services. See Hours & Locations for more. 

All York County Library Locations Are Now Open! We Look Forward to Seeing You!

The next phase of our reopening plan has begun! The following in-person services are available:


  • Branch operating hours are the same as curbside hours.

  • Browsing and borrowing materials (we recommend a visit of 15 minutes in consideration of other patrons waiting to enter).

  • Checkout and general assistance at service desks

  • Take and Make Kits available (kits vary by location)

  • Computer use limited to 30-minute sessions

  • Curbside pickup for holds and mobile printing

For your health and safety:

  • Please wear a mask inside the library.

  • Please do not enter the library if you are feeling sick or have a temperature over 100.4°F.

  • Space is limited in the library due to social distancing, so you may experience a wait before entering a branch.

  • Patrons and staff must maintain six feet of distance from other people, when possible.

  • Public programs, seating areas, tables, meeting rooms, and water fountains are unavailable; however, virtual programs will continue.

  • Returns are accepted at outside book drops only.

  • All items returned are being quarantined for 96 hours before they are processed, checked back in, and recirculated.

  • Staff are not handling cash at this time.

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.

Anyone with a regular, physical York County Library card can check out materials they have placed on hold (books, audiobooks, DVDs, ILLs, and HotSpots). Patrons with eCards can have them converted to a regular York County Library card by calling their local YCL location during curbside pickup hours. Outside book drops remain open, and items will be properly quarantined for 4 days (96 hours) before being checked in. Notifications of overdue items will be made during this time, and overdue fees will be waived once items are checked in. Please call your nearest YCL location during curbside service hours to notify staff before returning Book Club Kits and Kinder Kits. For more information, see our Phase 3 Overview, continue to check our website, Library Updates, and Facebook pages, or contact us. Thank you for your patience.

Virtual Library Notice: RBdigital ebooks and audiobooks will soon be available via OverDrive in the Libby appAny items currently checked out will be available through the end of the loan period. No holds will be able to be transferred.

YCL misses you, but while we can't all BE together, we can STICK TOGETHER! Help complete our StickTogether Stickerboard. It's like color-by-number, only with virtual squares and sticker pixels! And don't forget our October Drawing Challenge!

Our locations are closed, but our 24/7 Virtual Library brings the Library to you! You only need a YCL card to access our popular and our newest resources and learning tools, and even movies, TV, music, audio/e-books, and magazines! 

Check out our Research, Self-Publishing, and Online Learning pages. See why York County Library is Your Community Link!​ You can also find the latest updates to these services on our Digital Services Updates page.

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, runs midnight, November 1, through 11:59 p.m., November 30, challenging writers to compose a brand new 50,000-word novel in 30 days.


Check out NaNoWriMo.org for information, inspiration, and writing tips. Register to track your word count, connect with local writers, and find events, like our virtual Come-Write-In Writing Sprints via Discord. For full event details, see the Events Calendar.

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