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Thomas Cooper Library

The primary library for students at the University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library houses seven levels of research materials, subject matter experts and partner organizations that complement your learning experience.

Location and Hours

Thomas Cooper Library is located at 1322 Greene Street, Columbia, SC (29208). View Thomas Cooper Library hours.



Parking  is generally available in Bull Street Parking Garage. See below for walking directions from the garage to the library. Accessible parking is available behind Thomas Cooper Library.

Walking Directions (from Bull Street Garage to Thomas Cooper Library): 
Take the Bull Street Parking Garage elevator or stairs to Level 4. Walk through the garage to the wide brick walkway.  Walk on this brick walkway toward the concrete steps. At the top of the steps, turn left. The reflecting pool will be on the right. The entrance to Thomas Cooper Library will be on the left.

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