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Reference Services

The library has a fully staffed and knowledgeable Reference Department to assist with your information needs.  Our reference collection consists of a broad range of titles.


The Library also provides access to online databases.


In addition to on-site reference assistance, the staff is available by phone for brief reference questions or by email at

Curbside Service

The Sumter County Library is currently offering curbside service for our patrons at the Main Library and the Wesmark Library. 

General Guidelines

  • You must have a valid library card. 

  • Pick up will only be available at the Main library and the Wesmark library. We cannot offer pick up from the bookmobile or our South Sumter branch. 

  • Pick up is only available from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM Mondays through Fridays  

  • You can request ten items per patron per pick up.

Requesting Items

Place a hold online by clicking the “Search the Catalog” button. We will contact you to arrange a time for pick up when your request is ready.  


Email your request to,.and we will contact you when your items are ready for pick up.

Or fill out the contact form below.


Please include the following in your email: 

  • Your name as it appears on your library account 

  • Your library card number 

  • Your address and phone number 

  • The title and author of the book you are requesting.


Call the Main library at 803-773-7273 or the Wesmark library at 803-469-8110. Please have your library card, as well as the title and author you would like to request. 

Request Books for Curbside Service

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Picking Up 

  • Park in front of the main entrance. 

  • Call the library and give your name and color and make of your vehicle. 

  • A library staff member will bring your request and set it by your vehicle. Please wait until the staff member has walked away before you collect your items. 

  • As a courtesy to other patrons, please return items on or before the due date. Returns must be placed in the book drop of the library the items came from. 

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