Library and Museum Navigation

You can browse Libraries and Museums that have submitted their information to CN2 below. Click on the name of a museum to jump right to the information.

Lancaster County Public Libraries
York County Public Libraries

City of Lancaster

Bob Doster's Backstreet Studio, Gallery, Garden

City of Rock Hill

Center for the Arts
Comporium Museum
Museum of York County
Museum of York County Settlemyre Planetarium

York County

Historic Brattonsville
Historical Center of York County
McCelvey Center

Lancaster County public libraries

 

Lancaster County Public Library Locations
Del Webb Library at Indian LandPhone803-285-1502
7641 Charlotte  HighwayFax803-285-6004
Indian Land, SC  29707  
   
Kershaw BranchPhone803-475-2609
3855 Fork Hill RoadFax803-475-4444
Kershaw,S.C. 29067  
   
Lancaster County LibraryPhone803-548-9260
313 S. White StreetFax803-548-9261
Lancaster, SC 29720  

  

Lancaster County Library Hours by Location
 Mon & TuesWed & ThursFridaySaturday
Indian Land9AM - 8PM9AM - 6PM9AM - 5PM9AM - 1PM
 MondayTues & WedThursdayFriday
Kershaw1PM - 8PM10AM - 5PM10AM - 8PM10AM - 5PM
 Mon - ThursFridaySaturday 
Lancaster9AM - 8PM9AM - 5:30PM9AM - 5PM 

 

York County Public Libraries

 

York County Library Locations
York County Library Headquarters
138 East Black Street
Rock Hill, SC
Information
803-981-5858
24-Hour Renewal803-981-5890
Recorded Messages803-323-5508
Adult Services803-981-5825
Children's Services803-981-5888
Fort Mill Public Library
1818 Second Baxter Crossing
Fort Mill, SC
803-547-4114
Clover Public Library
107 Knox Street
Clover, SC
803-222-3474
Lake Wylie Public Library
185 Blucher Circle
Lake Wylie, SC
803-831-7774
York Public Library
21 E. Liberty St.
York, SC
803-684-3751

 

 

York County Library Hours by Location
 Mon - ThursFri & SatSunday
Clover9AM - 8PM9AM - 6PMNone
Fort Mill10AM - 8PM10AM - 6PMNone
Lake Wylie9AM - 8PM9AM - 6PMNone
Rock Hill9AM - 9PM9AM - 6PM1PM - 6PM*
York9AM - 8PM9AM - 6PMNone

* = No Sunday hours in June, July and August 

City of Lancaster Museums

Bob Doster's Backstreet Studio, Gallery, Garden

Bob Doster's Backstreet Studio, Gallery, and Garden are located downtown Lancaster in a row of former pool halls & cafes known as "Backstreet".  Gallery exhbits change regularly and include works ranging from student & outsider artists to internationally acclaimed and accomplished artists.  Outdoor private garden includes 55' fishpond and waterfalls and boasts works by a mulitude of artists.  Artists working studio is available for tours by appointment.  Award winning artist Bob Doster began aquiring the four buildings that make up "Backstreet" in the 1970's and renovating them as need demanded.  The gallery & garden have been described by visitors as "New York", "SOHO", "N'orleans", avant garde, trendy, funky, ecclectic, high energy.  Located at 217 East Gay Street, "Backstreet" is open seven days a week by appointment.

Bob Doster has been a working artist for more than thirty years and his works have been commissioned by thousands including Saks Fifth Avenue, Stanly Memorial Hospital, Palmetto Health, Founders Federal Credit Unions, Apple Computers, Nucor, and other corporate, government, institutions, and foundations.  In addition, Doster has impacted the lives of more than 100,000 students through artist residencies in many states.  In 2006, he received the highest honor for S.C. artists: Verner-O'neill governor's award and has been named "Keeper of the Culture" by York County Culture & Heritage Commission, small business of the year by Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, S.C.'s First Steps Hero of the Child, and received many other prestigious awards throughout his career.

"Backstreet" welcomes all visitors to downtown Lancaster to enjoy the many cultural opportunites we offer in our small town.

City of Rock Hill Museums

Center for the Arts

A single, tax-deductible donation to the United Arts Fund supports music, theatre, dance, arts education and visual arts exhibitions. Gallery space, professional artist studios and meeting and reception space are available.

Visit the Center for the Arts located at 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, S.C. 29732.

Please call (803)328-2787 for more information and see our upcoming events under the calendar tab.

Hours of Operation are as follows:
Monday, Wednesday,
Friday, and Saturday
10:00 a.m. -  2:00 p.m.
Also, open the second and fourth weekends of each month on Sat. from 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. and Sun. from 2:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.


Comporium Museum

Located in the heart of downtown Rock Hill, the Comporium Museum offers you a hands-on tour through 100 years of providing communications to the area’s residential and business customers.

Your tour begins with a brief video presentation outlining the 100 year history of the company. See how the history of communications has evolved over the past century. Your tour begins in the late 1800’s telephone office where you get to use an original magneto telephone. Visit displays such as a 1930’s hotel lobby where you can use a coin-operated telephone booth then use a switchboard where you become the operator. See the display of local telephone directories throughout the history of the company. Look at how communications developed from transistors to fiber optics. See the communications opportunities available to you now and investigate new ideas that will be available in the future.

Museum Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. For information or directions call 1-803-324-4030. The Museum is located at 117 Elk Avenue, Rock Hill, South Carolina between Main Street and Black Street.


Museum of York County

Choose Your Own Adventure

1. Take a cultural excursion into learning as you view over 200 full- mounted African animals along with African cultural artifacts.
2. Sit back and relax in the Settlemyre Planetarium as you explore the cosmos with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment.
3. Saturday Sampler programs are offered throughout the year and are free with admission. Call for information.
4. Visit our three-quarter mile nature trail and enjoy our picnic area.
5. Our Museum Store offers a wide variety of prints, pottery, jewelry and gifts. A visit to the store does not require museum admission.

Hours: Mon.- Sat. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Open year-round; Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $3, Children Under 5 and members are free. Group rates available.

For information call 803-329-2121. Visit our web site at www.cultureandheritagemuseums.org


Museum of York County Settlemyre Planetarium

Sat. 11 a.m. Star Stories
Sat. & Sun. 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Carolina Skies

Carolina Skies
Each Saturday and Sunday we present our continually changing program Carolina Skies. This is a planetarium show for all ages where we take you on a tour of the current night sky and help you to identify bright constellations and planets. See what's up and how you can find
constellations and planets for yourself.

Star Stories
Did you know the stars tell stories? The night sky is filled with stories and legends of heroes and strange creatures. These stories are thousands of years old and still help present the nighttime sky in a fun and memorable way. Join us for a 30-minute tour of the night skies of
May. This program is especially suited for children and families.

York county museums

Historic Brattonsville

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features 775 acres with 28 historic structures open to the public. Living history days and major events on scheduled weekends.

Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Open year-round; closed: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Site admission for tour and trails: Adults $6; Seniors $5; Students $3; Children under 5 years old are free.

Walt Schrader Trails Only: Adults $2; Seniors and Students $1

For Information and Major Events Prices: Call 803-684-2327 (member discounts available).

Visit our web site at www.chmuseums.org, or directly connect to this site on our link, which can be found on CN2.com home page under the “directory” tab.


Historical Center of York County

212 E. Jefferson St.
York, SC 29745

Archives for genealogical and historical research in the Carolina Piedmont.

Hours of operation: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Closed – New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

For information, call 803-694-3948 ext. 33. Visit our web site at www.chmuseums.org


McCelvey Center
212 E. Jefferson St.
York, SC 29745

Located less than a block from beautiful historical downtown York. McCelvey Center houses a 560-seat theater and hosts the annual McCelvey Center Showcase Series, which features a variety of performing artists from around the world. McCelvey also offers a performing arts series for children.

For tickets or information, call 803-684-3948 ext. 21. Visit our web site at www.chmuseums.org