Book Arts & Special Collections

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All Libraries will be closed Monday 10/12, Columbus Day.

The Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center houses major collections on printing history, calligraphy and lettering, wit and humor, little maga/zines, early children’s books, and several smaller collections . The Center sponsors a variety of exhibitions and programs on a regular basis.

Guidelines for Using the Collection


Research Resources

More About the Collections

Upcoming Events

SF Correspondence Co-op
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Stong Room - Floor 1
Friends of Calligraphy
Sunday, October 25, 2015, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Stong Room - Floor 1

Current Exhibits

Letters to Myself
Through Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
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