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The South Carolina State Library is located at the corner of Senate and Bull Streets in Columbia, South Carolina. Administrative Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Library facility is open to the public Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Contacts
  • Reception Desk
    Phone: (803) 734-8666
    Toll Free: 1-888-221-4643
  • Information Desk
    Phone: (803) 734-8026
    Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
    AIM or Yahoo: scslreference
  • Circulation Desk: For questions about library cards, book checkout, renewals or holds: (803) 734-8644
  • Reference/Interlibrary Loan Fax: (803) 734-4757
  • Talking Book Services
    Phone: Toll Free at 1-800-922-7818, or locally (803) 734-4611
  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing Citizens: Dial 711 followed by 734-4611
  • Fax Numbers
    Main: (803) 734-8676
    Finance & Business Office: (803) 734-8676
    Talking Book Services: (803) 734-4610
  • Mailing Address:
    South Carolina State Library
    P.O. Box 11469
    Columbia, South Carolina 29211
institute of Museum and Library Services Many S.C. State Library programs, resources and services are supported in whole or in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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