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Materials that can be Checked Out

Check-out periods and overdue fines

Identification needed to issue a library card

Library cards for children

Library cards for Williamsburg Co. residents

Library cards for non-residents

 

CHECKING OUT MATERIALS:

Library patrons with a valid library card can check out the following:

  • Books (up to 25)
  • Audio Books (up to 5)
  • Videos/DVDs (up to 5)
  • Music Cassettes/CDs (up to 5)
  • Magazines (up to 5)

Check-out periods and over-due fines:

  • Books 2 weeks ($0.10/day)
  • Nonfiction Books 3 weeks ($0.10/day)
  • Juvenile Holiday 2 weeks ($0.10/day)
  • Videos/DVDs 1 week ($0.50/day)
  • Audio Books 2 weeks ($0.25/day)
  • Cassettes/CDs 2 weeks ($0.25/day)
  • Magazines 2 weeks ($0.10/day)

IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED TO BE ISSUED A LIBRARY CARD:

  • Driver's license (with current Georgetown County address)
  • State-issued Identification Card (with current Georgetown County address)

OR

Two of the following forms of identification, with at least one providing name and current address:

  • Driver's license (out of state with old address is acceptable)
  • School ID with photo and no address
  • Military ID with photo
  • Preprinted checkbook with address
  • First class mail addressed to patron with a current postmark
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Telephone number and address listed in current telephone directory
  • Current passport with photo
  • One-year lease agreement issued to patron
  • Verbal verification from Georgetown County Tax Assessor of property ownership.

LIBRARY CARDS FOR CHILDREN

There is no age requirement for Children's Library Cards. The parent or legal guardian must have a current Library Card, be in good standing, and must accompany the child to obtain a library card. Parents or guardians must accept full responsibility for materials checked out with their child's Library Card.

LIBRARY CARDS FOR WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY RESIDENTS

Williamsburg County residents may obtain a Library Card if:

  • The patron has a Williamsburg County Library Card in good standing
  • The patron provides identification required for Library Cards listed above.

LIBRARY CARDS FOR NON-RESIDENTS

  • Patrons from out-of-state or a different county in South Carolina may obtain a Library Card for an $8.00 fee.
  • Non-resident Library Cards are valid for one year from date of purchase.
  • Main Branch: 843.545.3300
  • Waccamaw: 843.545.3623
  • Andrews: 843.545.3621
  • Carvers Bay: 843.545.3515