International Center - 3rd Floor

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12-510-69-89-89-812-610-6

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

The Boris Rozenfeld Russian Bibliophiles Club
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic B
Photography, poetry, and caption
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Chinese Book Club
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

Upcoming Classes

iPad : talk and demo (instruction in Mandarin)
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Internet and Catalog in Russian
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr.

Current Exhibits

Kites from Different Regions in Japan
Through Thursday, July 24, 2014
Main Library, International Center
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