Library Updates

Library location hours may vary. Please visit the Locations page for updates to hours at your favorite location. Patrons may enjoy brief browsing, public computer use, and make an appointment to visit the South Carolina Room at Hughes Main Library.

To help make your visit as safe as possible, please note the following will be in place during your visit:

  • A limited number of visitors will be allowed in the building at a time.
  • Do not enter if you are not feeling well.
  • Due to public health concerns, please limit your visit to 1 hour.
  • For your safety, remain 6' from others.
  • All seating has been removed except for chairs at public computers and limited seating at study tables.

Library Reopening Information

Returning Library Materials

Effective Wednesday, May 5, returned Library materials are no longer being quarantined. Fines begin accruing when library materials become overdue. 


Overdue Fines

Overdue fines on library items resumed August 10, 2020. Fines begin accruing when library materials become overdue. 


Your Library Card & Account

Get a Card

If you don't already have a library card and are a Greenville County resident at least 18 years of age, you may sign up for an eCard to access online resources and some streaming/downloading services. eCards are valid for a limited time before you need to come in to complete your Library card application in person and receive your full access card.

Visit any library location to obtain your physical library card to have full access to all Library services. You will need to present your photo ID and proof of current address.

Renewing an Expired Library Card

You may visit any library location to renew your Library card. Please be prepared to present your Library card, photo ID, and proof of current address. During this visit, you will also need to return or renew any overdue materials and pay any outstanding fines on your account.

If you have concerns about your account or questions about the Library card renewal process, please contact your preferred Library location.

Questions about your account or about the library's digital resources

Library Staff are available to take your calls Monday-Thursday from 10a-8p and Friday-Saturday from 10a-5p. You may also call 864-527-9258, email , or use the online chat option available in the bottom right hand corner of this page and all other pages of this website.


Library WiFi

WiFi is available at all library locations, and network coverage includes the lawn in front of the Hughes Main Library and parking areas at all 11 branches. To connect, select gclswireless from the list of available wireless networks and click "Accept". Access is available daily from 6a-9p.


Book Donations

Please do not deposit your book donations in exterior book returns. We are so thankful for the generosity of our community. If you have materials you wish to donate, please contact your local Library location for further information.

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