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About the Library

Library services NOW

Book retrieval is available during intersession in Daniel Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Please use the request link you'll see in the book record when you look the book up in the library search box.

The library is closed for renovation this summer.

Today's Hours

Regular Hours

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

Happy 50th anniversary to the library!  1969-2019

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. A massive renovation project of three phases in 2019-2020 brought exciting new changes to the library.

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