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About the Library

Library building closed for renovation

The library building is closed for the summer for renovation.  Library services are available in Great Oaks Hall in the Roger Milliken Science Center.   

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

The following services are available in Milliken:

  • Research services
  • Interlibrary loan
  • PASCAL requests
  • Course reserves
  • Book returns
  • Printing
  • Computer access


The library is located on Campus Drive.  Our main parking lot is accessed via Evins Street, behind the library.

Brief History of the Library

The Sandor Teszler Library was built in 1969 and dedicated in 1971 in honor of Sandor Teszler, a native of Hungary, a Holocaust survivor, and a local textile executive.  The new library replaced a much smaller library building on campus, Daniel Hall.  Use of the library grew quickly after the three-story, 43,000 square foot building opened.  The library won an award of merit from the South Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects.  In the decades since the library’s construction, the collections have continued to grow and diversify, and the building continues to evolve to meet student and faculty needs. 

To learn the history behind the benefactor and namesake of the library, read Sandor Teszler's Memoirs.