Services available to you during closure

Try OverDrive for ebooks and audiobooks

Holds Requests Pickup Starting Tuesday, May 19th

Patrons may now begin placing holds for materials online using the library catalog or by phone. You will be notified by phone, text or email once your items are available for pick-up. Holds pick ups are available at all SCPL locations on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am until 1pm. Items will be held for 10 days. Please follow instructions for pick up when you arrive. Questions? Give us a call: Circulation: 864-596-3503.

*We are currently not processing requests for Make Away Kits and Interlibrary Loan materials. We will announce when we have resumed these processes.
*Please note this does not include Inman (fire station stop) or Bookmobile.

Phone Services Starting Monday, May 18th

Need help placing holds on materials, reader's advisory, or information questions? Library staff are available by phone Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am until 1pm.
Please call:
Fiction: 864-596-3502
Library accounts: 864-596-3503
Children's: 864-596-3504
Nonfiction and information: 864-596-3505
Teens: 864-596-3506

All Spartanburg County Public Libraries are closed in response to the Coronavirus outbreak and pandemic.

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. All due dates will be extended to May 31. Fines will be waived if accrued during this time.

  • All currently held materials will remain on hold through five days after we reopen.

  • 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:

Need help with connecting to community resources or using the library?

Online Resources Announcements

  • Library Edition is temporarily available from home through April 30, 2020 with a library card.
  • All SC DISCUS resources available by IP authentication in South Carolina. NO username or password required for remote access.
  • Be sure to check out the OverDrive Always Available section for titles that have no checkout limits.
  • Bookpage Magazine will halt printing but instead make their issues available online for free.

Online Resources for Work, School & Recreation at Home

Check out the "While We're Closed" 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
450 free ebooks
ID #: 1
Free Audible books for teens
Free Apps: SimplyE App - free ebooks
no library card required
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
Federal & State Updates & Information: Federal IRS Tax Information - Federal tax deadline extended to July 15, 2020. South Carolina Department of Revenue - South Carolina tax deadline extended to June 1, 2020. Federal Department of State - U.S. Passport Updates