The Spartanburg County Library System Has Re-Opened Its Doors

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Have you been hoping to get some new library books from Spartanburg libraries? Spartanburg residents have been patiently waiting for when the library would be ready to re-open. The library has been slowly opening back up to patrons in a limited capacity, and all branch locations are open right now.

Accessing Books And Other Materials at the Spartanburg Library Branch Locations

Beginning August 1st, SPLS hours will be changing at all the locations. The hours will change to:
Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

All Library branches will offer express internet services and free printing. Patrons are asked to practice social distancing. Masks are encouraged by the library system.

At the Headquarters library, the Kennedy Room for local history and genealogy services, notary services will be available by appointment only.

If you would like to access materials with minimal time in the library, you can still utilize the online hold system. Patrons will need to just go inside to pick up their holds. Books can be placed on hold through the online catalog or by phone. Once your items are ready to be picked up, you will receive a message by text, email, or phone.

If you find yourself needing help placing holds on materials, or just have a general question, library staff will be on hand to answer phone calls.

  • Children’s 864.596.3504
  • Teens 864.596.3506
  • Fiction 864.569.3502
  • Nonfiction // General Info 864.596.3505
  • Library accounts 864.596.3503

Check Out Crafting Kits Through The Spark Space

The Maker Space has items that can get checked out too! Cake pans, knitting looms, and more. We love all the things you can do at home with the help of The Spark Space.
If you would like to use The Spark Space – Makerspace, it will be available to patrons for use beginning August 3rd by appointment only.

Returning Library Materials That were Checked Out Previously

Materials can be returned using the drop boxes at the branch and, headquarters locations. This includes all audiovisual materials, as well.

If you would like to have access to reading materials without visiting a library, you can use the digital content available to library patrons.

Which library services have you missed the most?

About the Author
Melanie is a native New Yorker, who landed in the Upstate by way of Florida. She is the mom to two awesome kids, and the three of them love going on adventures! She enjoys sharing her finds with friends and loves even more that she can share them with Kidding Around readers! She can be found on Instagram @figuringthisoutdotcom

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