Libraries in South Carolina

 

Libraries in South Carolina are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the South Carolina library locations near you. Just choose a city from the list below or select a library on the map to see detailed listings that include the addresses, contact information, websites and more for libraries in your local area.

About 55.57% of people who live in South Carolina use the libraries every year. About 59,712 South Carolinians visit the library every day of whom 19,612 use the provided public internet access computers and 3,051 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 51 Libraries
  • 1,106 Librarians
  • 5,014,953 Total Population
  • 2,786,613 Borrowers
  • 21,257,390 Visits
  • 41,313 Total Programs
  • $135,836,659 Cost To Run
  • 11,024,786 Books
  • 80,965 E-books
  • 492,114 Audio
  • 661,088 Videos
  • -102 Downloads
  • 4,106 Computers
  • 575,826 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
200349
200449
200549
200648
200750
200850
200949
201051
YearLibrarians
20031,002
20041,006
20051,038
20061,073
20071,119
20081,170
20091,084
20101,106
YearNumber of Books
20039,735,726
20049,917,465
200510,149,983
200610,253,001
200710,524,134
200810,803,797
200910,750,313
201011,024,786
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20062,602,296
20072,592,903
20082,616,938
20092,776,422
20102,786,613
YearComputers
20032,559
20042,743
20053,099
20063,253
20073,429
20083,557
20093,602
20104,106
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20066,653,970
20077,742,863
20085,762,672
20096,376,008
20106,981,752
YearPrograms
2003-
200430,379
200532,302
200632,658
200734,239
200835,601
200938,163
201041,313
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
2004769,815
2005815,842
2006863,795
2007892,723
2008953,685
20091,010,970
20101,086,167
YearCost to Run
200395,128,505
200499,687,651
2005109,427,728
2006114,605,927
2007124,277,297
2008128,759,486
2009134,358,048
2010135,836,659
YearNumber of Ebooks
200334,444
200453,297
200548,061
200649,404
200762,375
200867,470
200968,383
201080,965
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003336,247
2004354,303
2005386,944
2006419,632
2007443,216
2008459,196
2009479,044
2010492,114
YearNumber of Videos
2003340,715
2004369,589
2005415,761
2006470,266
2007515,239
2008560,056
2009605,566
2010661,088
YearHours Open
2003541,650
2004547,291
2005551,269
2006548,253
2007554,696
2008560,037
2009573,477
2010575,826
YearPopulation
20034,710,138
20044,755,666
20054,843,471
20064,859,090
20074,986,546
20085,097,431
20094,985,936
20105,014,953