South Carolina Charleston County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Charleston County, SC. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in South Carolina Charleston County.

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1. Central Library CHARLESTON COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: (843) 805-6801 Charleston N/A N/A

2. Bookmobile CHARLESTON COUNTY LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: (843) 805-6801 Charleston N/A N/A

3. Library System CHARLESTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: (843) 805-6801 Charleston 3,256,863 1,743,635

4. Branch Library COOPER RIVER MEMORIAL BRANCH
Street Address: 3503 Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405
Phone Number: (843) 744-2489 Charleston N/A N/A

5. Branch Library DORCHESTER ROAD REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 6325 Dorchester Road, N. Charleston, SC 29418
Phone Number: (803) 552-6466 Charleston N/A N/A

6. Branch Library EDGAR ALLAN POE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1921 I’on Avenue, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
Phone Number: (843) 883-3914 Charleston N/A N/A

7. Branch Library EDISTO BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 174 Thomas Hall Hwy, Edisto Island, SC 29438
Phone Number: (843) 869-2355 Charleston N/A N/A

8. Branch Library FOLLY BEACH BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 55 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
Phone Number: (843) 588-2001 Charleston N/A N/A

9. Branch Library JAMES ISLAND BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1248 Camp Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone Number: (843) 795-6679 Charleston N/A N/A

10. Branch Library JOHN L. DART BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1067 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Phone Number: (843) 722-7550 Charleston N/A N/A

11. Branch Library JOHN’S ISLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 3531 Maybank Highway, John’s Island, SC 29455
Phone Number: (843) 559-1945 Charleston N/A N/A

12. Branch Library MCCLELLANVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 222 Baker Street, Mcclellanville, SC 29458
Phone Number: (843) 887-3699 Charleston N/A N/A

13. Branch Library MT. PLEASANT REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1133 Mathis Ferry Road, MT. Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone Number: (843) 849-6161 Charleston N/A N/A

14. Branch Library OTRANTO ROAD REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 2261 Otranto Road, N. Charleston, SC 29406
Phone Number: (843) 572-4094 Charleston N/A N/A

15. Branch Library ST. ANDREWS PARISH REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1735 N. Woodmere Drive, Charleston, SC 29407
Phone Number: (843) 766-2546 Charleston N/A N/A

16. Branch Library ST. PAUL’S BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 5151 Highway 165, Hollywood, SC 29449
Phone Number: (843) 889-3600 Charleston N/A N/A

17. Branch Library VILLAGE BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 430 Whilden Street, MT. Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone Number: (843) 884-9741 Charleston N/A N/A

18. Branch Library WEST ASHLEY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 45 Windemere BLVD., Charleston, SC 29407
Phone Number: (843) 766-6635 Charleston N/A N/A

Overview of Charleston County, South Carolina

Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 309,969. Its county seat is Charleston.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,517 km² (1,358 mi²). 2,379 km² (919 mi²) of it is land and 1,139 km² (440 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 32.37% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 309,969 people, 123,326 households, and 77,448 families residing in the county. The population density is 130/km² (338/mi²). There are 141,031 housing units at an average density of 59/km² (154/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 61.92% White, 34.49% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.12% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 2.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 123,326 households out of which 28.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.20% are married couples living together, 15.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.20% are non-families. 28.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 12.00% from 18 to 24, 30.30% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,810, and the median income for a family is $47,139. Males have a median income of $32,681 versus $25,530 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,393. 16.40% of the population and 12.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.90% of those under the age of 18 and 12.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Awendaw
  • Folly Beach
  • Hollywood
  • Isle of Palms
  • Kiawah Island
  • Lincolnville
  • McClellanville
  • Meggett
  • Mount Pleasant
  • North Charleston
  • Ravenel
  • Rockville
  • Seabrook Island
  • Sullivan’s Island