Books and Materials

  • Library Catalog
    Search the Library catalog using Author, Subject, Title or Keyword to find books, eBooks, audiobooks, videos, DVDs, CDs and more...
  • Library Catalog - Encore Search
    Explore the Library catalog using keywords to find books, eBooks, audiobooks, videos, DVDs, CDs and more...
  • Link+
    A combined catalog of over 9 million unique books from participating libraries throughout California.
  • New Titles
    Multilingual lists of new books, DVDs, eBooks & more in the Library's collections.
  • Reader's Corner
    On the Same Page, One City One Book, Book Club in a Box, New Titles, and Next Reads.
  • Staff Picks
    Bibliographies and reading lists created by SFPL staff on various subjects
  • Summer Read SF 2014
    June 1 to August 11, adults, teens, and kids sign up to keep track of reading time in an online log and win a prize.
  • Your Library Record
    Renew & request books; searches, holds & more...Log In to see Your Library Record.
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