Oconee County Public Library, Oconee County, SC

Library Updates

OCPL holiday schedule

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All branches of the OCPL will be closed on Monday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All branches will also close for Thanksgiving weekend starting Thursday, November 28, through Sunday, December 1.

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OCPL announces new Youth Services Librarian

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The Oconee County Public Library is pleased to announce that we have a new Youth Services Librarian. Darcy Arnall comes to the OCPL from Blue Ridge, GA. She has a Master’s in Library Science from Valdosta State University. Welcome Darcy!

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Literacy Kits now at the OCPL

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In order to help parents find materials on their child’s reading level, the OCPL has created Literacy Kits. These kits contain multiple books in various reading levels, comprehension questions for parents to discuss with their children as they read, and hands-on reading skill games to boost understanding. Children can begin at any level and progress through all the kits and levels to improve reading fluency and comprehension. These Literacy Kits are available at all four library branches and on the Bookmobile. They can be checked out for four weeks on any library card.

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Captain Underpants Underwear Drive a Success!

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From September 3 through September 30, all branches of the OCPL collected new underwear for donation to local aid agencies. Over 500 pairs of underwear were donated to help those in need!

underwear drive pic

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Library eliminates fines on some children’s materials

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As of Friday, May 31, all children’s materials like E and J books, VOX books, and children’s audio books, will no linger have fines assessed on them. Young adult books, Launchpad tablets, and DVDs are not included. Lost and damaged items will still have fees assessed on them. If you owed fines on these before Friday, they will still need to be paid.

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Harry Potter-themed Sock Drive a big hit!

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The Oconee County Public Library was blown away with the generous support shown by the community for our Dobby Sock Drive. With your help, we collected over 1,170 pairs of socks! Wow! These socks have been distributed to Collins Children’s Home, Safe Harbor, Lakeview Assisted Living, and Our Daily Rest. Thank you to everyone who contributed!

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NEW RESOURCE for library users!

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Make sure to check out our Digital Learning page. We’ve added the Merck Manuals. These are high-quality, independently vetted sources for medical professionals, consumers, and even veterinary needs! Go to http://oconeelibrary.org/ocpl-digital-learning/ to enter a search and try it out today!

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  • Hours

    Walhalla
    Monday & Tuesday, 9-9
    Wednesday - Friday, 9-6
    Saturday, 9-1
    Sunday, 2:00-5:30

    Seneca
    Monday - Thursday, 9-8
    Friday, 9-6
    Saturday, 9-4

    Westminster
    Monday, 11:30-8
    Tuesday-Friday, 10-6
    Saturday, 9-1

    Salem
    Monday, 10:00-12; 1-6
    Tuesday-Friday, 8:30-12; 1-5

    Internet is not available for final 30 mins (15 mins in Salem and Westminster) that the libraries are open.

  • Branch Locations

    Walhalla Library
    501 W. South Broad Street
    Walhalla, SC 29691

    Seneca Branch
    300 E. South 2nd Street
    Seneca, SC 29678

    Westminster Branch
    112 W. North Avenue
    Westminster, SC 29693

    Salem Branch
    5B Park Avenue
    Salem, SC 29676

  • Telephone Numbers

    Walhalla Library
    864.638.4133

    Seneca Branch
    864.882.4855

    Westminster Branch
    864.364.5760

    Salem Branch
    864.944.0912

    Alternate Account Access Link

    Bookmobile Information


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    Last updated 11/18/2019