Audiovisual Center - 1st Floor

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Main Library is closed Sun, 6/26 for Pride Day. Civic Center will have increased security 6/25 & 6/26.

The Louis R. Lurie Foundation Audiovisual Center houses most of the Main Library's adult and teen non-print materials available to check out, primarily DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and language learning materials, with some VHS tapes.



  • English language feature films
  • International feature films
  • Television series
  • Instructional, biographical, historical and documentary films
  • International language learning


  • Music
  • Fiction and non-fiction audiobooks
  • International fiction audiobooks
  • International language learning


  • Selected biographical, international, and feature length films (this limited collection may be searched for via the Library’s catalog and requested at the 1st Floor Paging Desk or reserved online)


Use your library card to borrow and enjoy digital video, music and audiobooks in the library with hoopla on dedicated PCs on the Main Library’s 1st floor. Reservations are recommended. Click here to make a reservation on a hoopla station. Please note that SFPL does not provide headphones for use on the computers.


Thursdays in the Koret

To receive a monthly email list of program information, send an email request to the series coordinator.

Helpful Resources

  • eLibrary
    • Library eBooks
    • Videos
    • Music
    • eAudiobooks
    • eBooks
    • Podcasts
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