Library Services Available

Try OverDrive for ebooks and audiobooks

Beginning August 3, 2020

Study tables are available at all Spartanburg County Public Library locations by reservation only.
Call your local library to reserve. Masks are required.
Headquarters Library – Multimedia & Fiction - 864-596-3502
Headquarters Library – Children’s - 864-596-3504
Headquarters Library – Information Services – 864-596-3505
Headquarters Library – Teens – 864-596-3506
Boiling Springs Library – 864-578-3665
Chesnee Library – 864-461-2423
Cowpens Library – 864-463-0430
Cyrill-Westside Library – 864-574-6815
Landrum Library – 864-457-2218
Middle Tyger Library – 864-439-4759
Pacolet Library – 864-474-0421
Woodruff Library – 864-476-8770

Beginning August 1, 2020

Beginning August 1, 2020, all Spartanburg County Public Library locations are open Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Patrons may check out materials and pick up holds. All locations will offer express internet services and free printing.

The SparkSpace makerspace at Headquarters Library will open August 3 by appointment only.If you wish to make an appointment, please call Information Services at 864-596-3505.

Notary services resumed July 6 where available.

The Headquarters Library also resumed processing passport applications by appointment only on July 6. This will only be for routine new or renewal applications, with no immediate/specific travel date. Expect significant delays in processing. Due to COVID-19, no expedited processing will be offered. We cannot provide a specific update on when you will receive your new passport or when your citizenship documents will be returned. Masks will be required. If you still wish to make an appointment, please call Information Services at 864-596-3505.

The Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy will be open for limited in person research appointments lasting one hour. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Kennedy Room staff at least 24 hours in advance at 864-596-3508 or you can use our Contact Us form and select the Kennedy Room department to schedule your appointment. Our staff will pull your requested materials prior to your appointment time so that you can make the most of your hour long appointment. No more than 2 researchers per appointment.

Patrons are asked to practice social distancing. Masks are encouraged as it may help reduce the spread of COVID. Your safety and the safety of staff are important. We look forward to seeing you!

Please check this page and our social media outlets for more updates.

During this time:

  • No fines will be accrued on library materials currently checked out. Fines will be waived if accrued during this time.

  • Returned items are quarantined for 72 hours before they are checked in.

  • Most of our branch locations have wi-fi available from our parking lots. Wi-fi will still be available during this time.

  • The Spartanburg County Public Libraries have online resources available 24/7. Please enjoy exploring our online resources from home. Some additional information and resources are found below:

Online Resources Announcements

Online Resources for Work, School & Recreation at Home

Check out the "During this time..." sections on these pages. Compiled by SCPL staff.

Additional Online Resources

Compiled by SCPL Staff

Find Physical Books Little Free Library Map
Online Storytimes: Stories read by authors and actors -
Richland Library's collection of celebrity storytimes posted on social media.
Stuck Inside Guide -
Created by the Children's Department at SCPL.
Homework Help: TumbleMath - grades K-6 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Khan Academy - homework help for students Khan Academy - resources for teachers - homework help for students, K-12 Scholastic Learn at Home grades 6+ - Daily lesson plans
More Books for You: Audio Book Cloud - all ages audio book database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Teen Book Cloud - grades 7-12 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Romance Book Cloud - collection of Romance novels
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6
Free Audible books for teens
See the World: Thrillest - Google Earth virtual tours
of 31 national parks.
Robb Report - 14 international museums are offering free virtual tours of their spaces. WDEF - Zoos and aquariums across the country are livestreaming their animals.
10 Historic Homes - Includes Buckingham Palace, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Blenheim Palace World Museums - 12 famous museums from around the world Famous Stages Around the World - Theatres, concert halls and opera houses
Road Trip From Home: Virtual Field Trips - different parts of the world, famous landmarks, beautiful works of art, historic marvels, science adventures and so much more