Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.– 6 p.m., Sunday: 2 p.m.–6 p.m.
Call a Librarian is good to use for library related questions, short research questions, to place items on hold and to place Interlibrary Loan requests.
General Reference – (803) 929-3400
Questions about philosophy, psychology, religion, social science, education, language, art, music, literature, travel and history.
Business, Science, & Technology Reference – (803) 929-3401
Questions about businesses, stocks and investments, the government, all branches of science, law and medicine.
Periodicals – (803) 929-3405
Questions about newspapers, magazines, specific articles and obituaries.
Local History – (803) 929-3402
Questions about historical and current information and resources specific to Columbia, Richland County and the surrounding Midlands area.
Film & Sound - (803) 929-3450
Questions about s, CDs, audiobooks and downloadable media.
Circulation – (803) 929-3456
Questions about holds, fines, your library account and getting a library card.
Children’s Room – (803) 929-3434
Questions about children’s literature, materials and events.