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Addlestone Library is open to the College of Charleston community via card access. Visitors may access Addlestone Library Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm, and must present a government issued ID and sign in upon entry. Information about access and other locations may be found in this FAQ
Marlene & Nathan Addlestone Library
The Marlene & Nathan Addlestone Library is the main library at the College of Charleston and is also home to Special Collections, the South Carolina Historical Society Archives, the Center for Student Learning, the main campus computer lab, the Scholars Studio, and Starbucks.
The Access & Instruction Desk on the first floor of Addlestone Library is the main service point for circulation, interlibrary loan, research, wifi, printing, and computing assistance.
Physical Address: 205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Visitor Parking)
Mailing Address: 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424
Web Address: library.cofc.edu
Chat & FAQ: answers.library.cofc.edu
Email: Submit your question online
Access to Addlestone Library
CofC Community and Designated Affiliates
The following groups may use Addlestone Library during regular opening hours:
- CofC students, faculty, and staff (Cougar Card required)
- CofC alumni (alumni card required)
- CofC Friends of the Library (FOL card required)
- PASCAL visiting patrons (PASCAL institution ID required)
- Those with appointments for services offered in the library (appointment email required)
Addlestone Library is open to the public from Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Visitors must present a government-issued ID and register at the entrance desk.
Federal Depository Library Status
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