Who are the Friends of the Greenville County Library system?

The Friends of the Greenville County Library System is a 501 (c) (3) organization that provides financial and volunteer support for public programs and publications of the Greenville County Library System through various fundraising projects. Join the Friends! First Time Member? Get notified about upcoming events!

When do summer reading classes start in Greenville SC?

Bring a blanket to sit on. Registration is required and opens July 1. Join us for a live virtual drawing class designed for ages 6-16. Registration is required. Get out your paper and pencils! Each participant also gets a free Cartoon & Comic CRASH Course booklet by J Chris Campbell. Register today! Sign up for Summer Reading!

What can you find at the University of South Carolina?

Discover an amazing variety of materials from books, films, art, maps, music and manuscripts to digitized collections accessible entirely online. We’re more than just collections.


When did the Hughes Main Library in Greenville SC open?

The result was the Hughes Main Library, which opened October 7, 2002. In addition to its beautiful architecture and spacious areas bright with natural light, it is fully wired for digital technology, gives access to dozens of public computers, and includes a café and gift shop.

Is there free parking at Hughes Main Library?

Parking is available on the upper level of the Heritage Green parking lot. Parking is free on weekends and after 5p on weekdays. Parking is also free for vehicles with handicapped tags. Parking Questions? Contact Lanier Parking Solutions at 864-240-8146.

What was Greenville County SC in colonial times?

The area that became Greenville County was a wilderness in colonial times, the haunt of bison and elk and a hunting ground for the Cherokee. In the 1770s Richard Pearis, a trader from Virginia, laid claim to twelve square miles near the falls of Reedy River once belonging to the Cherokee people in a deal that was rumored to have been ill-gotten.