International Center - 3rd Floor

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The Kresge Foundation International Center provides access to information for individuals who prefer to communicate in their native language. The collection serves the recreational and basic information needs of native speakers and of those learning English and other languages.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Resources

Collections and Services Available

  • Staff services provided at the International Center desk may include Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, plus limited French, Portuguese and Tagalog/Filipino
  • Orientations and classes offered in different languages
  • U.S. citizenship and immigration materials
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) learning materials, CDs & DVDs
  • Dictionaries, encyclopedias, language learning materials, and online language learning
  • International newspapers and magazines in the SFPL Catalog
  • Materials in approximately 40 languages, including eBooks
  • Recommended Eco-Titles in different languages

Helpful Resources

Upcoming Events

Rincon Literario
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3
WWII in the Philippines
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Cruzando Fronteras
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio

More related events

Upcoming Classes

CANCELLED: UDN Chinese eBooks
Friday, October 21, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Book a Librarian in Russian
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
iPad talk and demo (in Mandarin)
Friday, November 4, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.

Current Exhibits

Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, December 1, 2016
Main Library, International Center
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