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The Library System will be closed July 4 for Independence Day



  • High interest books at adult, teen and children's reading levels.
  • Basic collections of fiction, nonfiction and reference materials are available. Branches also offer a variety of magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs. 
  • Books not collected by a branch may be obtained through the library's request system, Link+, or interlibrary loan. Most of the library's large collection of electronic resources is accessible from all branch locations and online 24 hours a day at www.sfpl.org.
  • Medium sized collection of Chinese language materials

Languages spoken by staff (based on staff availability): English | Chinese - Cantonese, Mandarin, Toi-Shanese | Vietnamese

Upcoming Events

Toddler Tales
Monday, June 29, 2015
Portola, Portola Meeting Room
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Portola, Portola Meeting Room
Totally Fun Thursdays!
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Portola, Portola Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

ESL Conversation Class
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Portola, Portola Meeting Room
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