The Demarest Library is currently offering curbside pickup, so start placing holds! How does it work? When can you pick up your items? Follow the link below to find out!

LEARN MORE ABOUT CURBSIDE PICKUP The library has reopened with limited hours and services. We’re open for inside services Monday through Friday from 10am to 2pm and on Sundays from 1pm to 5pm. Curbside pickup will continue with different hours. We’ve made a lot of changes, so please click below to learn more before visiting.


For the foreseeable future, board meetings are still scheduled for the third Monday of the month at 7pm, but will be held virtually.

The next board meeting will be Monday, November 16 from 7pm to 8pm via Google Meet. Access the meeting here, or join by phone: 803-999-3549 (PIN: 844463136)

If you need help or have questions, get in touch! You can email us at We will respond as soon as we are able. Check out our Facebook and Instagram for reading recommendations, virtual storytime, and more!

If you don’t have a library card, you can apply for a card here. If you lost your card, need to renew it, or are having trouble with it, email us at

Please take advantage of our digital services! Even if you’re not comfortable returning to the library, you can still borrow books, audiobooks, magazines, and movies.

Helpful Links & Tools

On May 6, DMS Guidance Counselor Sherri Rinckhoff gave a talk about taking care of emotional and mental health during this shutdown. Find a recording of that talk and full list of resources mentioned here.

National, State, & Local

Guides for Parents

Hygiene, Health, & Safety

Library Updates & Resources