South Carolina Richland County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Richland County, South Carolina. 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 Richland County.

1. Branch Library BLYTHEWOOD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 218 Mcnulty Road, Blythewood, SC 29016
Phone Number: (803) 691-9806 Richland N/A N/A

2. Branch Library EASTOVER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 608 Main Street, Eastover, SC 29044
Phone Number: (803) 353-8584 Richland N/A N/A

3. Branch Library JOHN HUGHES COOPER BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 5317 N. Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206
Phone Number: (803) 787-3462 Richland N/A N/A

4. Branch Library NORTH MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 5306 North Main Street, Columbia, SC 29203
Phone Number: (803) 754-7734 Richland N/A N/A

5. Branch Library NORTHEAST REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 7490 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223
Phone Number: (803) 736-6575 Richland N/A N/A

6. Central Library RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: (803) 799-9084 Richland N/A N/A

7. Bookmobile RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: (803) 799-9084 Richland N/A N/A

8. Library System RICHLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: (803) 799-9084 Richland 3,177,848 1,896,034

9. Branch Library SANDHILLS BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1 Summit Parkway, Columbia, SC 29229
Phone Number: (803) 699-9230 Richland N/A N/A

10. Branch Library SOUTHEAST REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 7421 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC 29209
Phone Number: (803) 776-0855 Richland N/A N/A

11. Branch Library ST. ANDREWS REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 2916 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29210
Phone Number: (803) 772-6675 Richland N/A N/A

12. Branch Library WHEATLEY BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 931 Woodrow Street, Columbia, SC 29205
Phone Number: (803) 799-5873 Richland N/A N/A

Overview of Richland County, South Carolina

Richland County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 320,677. Its county seat is Columbia.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,999 km² (772 mi²). 1,959 km² (756 mi²) of it is land and 40 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.98% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 320,677 people, 120,101 households, and 76,384 families residing in the county. The population density is 164/km² (424/mi²). There are 129,793 housing units at an average density of 66/km² (172/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 50.29% White, 45.16% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.72% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.16% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. 2.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 120,101 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.70% are married couples living together, 16.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.40% are non-families. 29.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 13.80% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 9.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $39,961, and the median income for a family is $49,466. Males have a median income of $34,346 versus $25,909 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,794. 13.70% of the population and 10.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.50% of those under the age of 18 and 12.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Attractions

  • Congaree National Park
  • Lake Murray
  • Riverbanks Zoo
  • Sesquicentennial State Park

Cities and towns

  • Arcadia Lakes
  • Arthurtown
  • Ballentine
  • Blythewood
  • Boyden Arbor
  • Congaree
  • Denny Terrace
  • Dentsville
  • Eastover
  • Forest Acres
  • Gadsden
  • Harbison
  • Hilton
  • Hopkins
  • Horrell Hill
  • Irmo
  • Killian
  • Kingville
  • Lake Murray
  • Leesburg
  • Lykes
  • Olympia
  • Pontiac
  • Andrews
  • Spring Hill
  • State Park
  • Wateree
  • White Rock
  • Woodfield

Areas

  • Dutch Fork
  • Fort Jackson
  • Lower Richland
  • Northeast Richland

Rivers and Lakes

  • Broad River
  • Congaree River
  • Lake Murray
  • Saluda River
  • Wateree River