Founded in 1921, the Greenville County Library System operates 11
facilities, a bookmobile, and a website that provide information, materials,
and engaging programs delivered with world-class technology and a
customer-centric approach. The Library system offers free access to
resources and experiences and continually strives to be the community's
destination of choice for exploring the world.
The hub of our Library System, the Hughes Main Library in downtown
Greenville is just over 119,000 square feet (the second largest public
library in South Carolina) and opened to the public in 2002.
- Total circulation of Library materials in the system was 3.6 million.
- There are 698,379 books and 159,805 audiovisual materials system-wide.
- 56,686 new books and 11,377 audiovisual items were added to our collection.
- 259,982 individuals are registered borrowers.
- Total walk-in visits to the Greenville County Library System was 1.9 million.
- The system offers 271 public access internet workstations.
- Approximately 2.2 million website visits occurred at www.greenvillelibrary.org.
- Free downloadable audiobooks
- Free downloadable eBooks
- Free remote access to more than 80 online databases
- Free wireless internet access
- Hughes Main Library has many high-tech features including:
-- Large meeting space with multimedia capability
-- Training lab with 24 computers
-- 50 adult & 20 children's public Internet computer workstations
-- Satellite downlink for distance learning
Greenville County Library System
- Criss Cross Mangosauce in Concert! (press release, el comunicado de prensa)
- Friends of the Library Fundraiser at Frodo's Pizza (press release)
- Berea Branch Closing for Carpet Replacement (press release)
- 2012 InnoVision Awards (press release, video clip)
- Smart Money Website Launch (press release, website)
- Credit Monitoring Webinar (press release)
- GCLS Now Offering Downloadable Music (press release, website)
- GCLS Launches Financial Education Programs (press release)
- GCLS Wins for Logo Design (press release)