Today, September 3, Lexington County Public Library (LCPL) branches will begin allowing patrons inside the facilities, offering limited in-person services such as browsing, computers by appointment and mobile printing.

The Lexington Main, Irmo and Cayce-West Columbia Branch Libraries will be open to the public Monday – Thursday, 10 am – 7 pm; Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm; and Sunday, 2:30 – 4:30 pm.

Call the other branches for current hours of service.

Limited services being offered in the branches include:

• Browsing of materials (books, DVD’s, etc.)
• Computer use by appointment only (limited to one hour of use per patron)
• Use of self-checkout
• Mobile printing
• Self-service copier will be available with limited staff assistance
• New library card or transitioning from a temporary card
• In-building pick up and check out of items placed on hold

Patrons are required to have temperature taken upon entering and wear a mask at all times while inside of a library facility, and masks should fully cover the nose and mouth. All LCPL buildings are adhering to occupancy limits, so you may experience a wait before entering a branch. Patrons should limit time in the building to allow more patrons to have an opportunity to use the library.

Curbside pick-up will only be available on Tuesdays. For details on how to use this service, call your local library branch.

Public programs and room bookings remain suspended. However, virtual programs will continue on the library’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Wi-Fi will continue being accessible outside all branches.
Book returns are open at all branches. All items are being quarantined for five days before they are processed, checked in and recirculated.

For continued updated information on LCPL operations, visit


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