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McClellanville
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Contact Info
Address:
222 Baker Street
McClellanville, SC 29458

Phone: (843) 887-3699
Fax:  (843) 887-3144

Branch Manager:
Pat Gross

Hours of operation: 
Monday: 2 – 6;
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9:30 – 1 then 2 – 6;
Saturday: 9:30 – 2



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Wi-Fi available?   Yes
Public Internet / MS Office workstations?   Yes
Color copying and printing?   Yes, $0.25 per page
Black & white copying and printing?   Yes, $0.10 per page
Public scanner? Yes
Fax machine? No
Public meeting rooms available? No
Public Notary? No
 
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Driving Directions/Map

From Downtown:
Take Hwy. 17 North to McClellanville. Turn right on Hwy. 45 (S. Pinckney St.). Make another right on Pinckney Street, then turn right again on Baker Street. The Library will be on the right.

From West Ashley:
Take Hwy. 17 North to McClellanville. Turn right on Hwy. 45 (S. Pinckney St.). Make another right on Pinckney Street, then turn right again on Baker Street. The Library will be on the right.

From Folly Beach and James Island:
Take Folly Road to Hwy. 17 and go North (towards downtown). Follow Hwy. 17 North to McClellanville. Turn right on Hwy. 45 (S. Pinckney St.). Make another right on Pinckney Street, then turn right again on Baker Street. The Library will be on the right.

From the North area:
Take I-26 East to the I-526 Exit towards Mt. Pleasant. From I-526, take the exit for Hwy. 17 North. Follow Hwy. 17 North to McClellanville. Turn right on Hwy. 45 (S. Pinckney St.). Make another right on Pinckney Street, then turn right again on Baker Street. The Library will be on the right.

From Mt. Pleasant:
Take Hwy. 17 North to McClellanville. Turn right on Hwy. 45 (S. Pinckney St.). Make another right on Pinckney Street, then turn right again on Baker Street. The Library will be on the right.

 

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History
The McClellanville Library is located in a village 50 miles north of Charleston. The McClellanville community had a library long before McClellanville became a  village and long before the establishment of the Charleston County Public Library system.

The library began in 1886 when McClellanville was just a "summering place" and one of the summer visitors organized a library society with a group of women in the community. The library continued to operate until June 19, 1931 when it became part of the Charleston Free Library system (now the Charleston County Library system).

The library was housed in the school building for many years, and was moved later to the town building on Pinckney Street. The present building on Baker Street is 1,280 square feet with circulation for FY2010 at nearly 26,000.

 
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