- 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
- Laptop Program for public in-library use of a Library laptop
Languages Spoken by Staff
English | Chinese - Cantonese
The new Portola Branch opened on February 28, 2009.