- Library Catalog
BiblioCommons catalog layer features easier searching, tracking holds, renewing check-outs, and enhanced social engagement. Search smarter!
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.
- One City One Book
12th Annual One City One Book selection is Carey Perloff’s Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater, published locally by City Lights Foundation Books.
- Read This!
On the Same Page, One City One Book, New Titles, Staff Picks, and recommendations from San Francisco Public Library Staff
- Renew Items
Renew your materials online, by telephone, or in person with your library card number and PIN/password.
- San Francisco Poet Laureate
Poet Laureates are San Francisco residents with a substantial body work, including one full length book, or 20 or more published poems over the past five years.
- Staff Picks
Bibliographies and reading lists created by SFPL staff on various subjects
- Summer Stride 2017
Read.Explore.Connect. May 13–August 20: Activities, prizes, weekly raffle for summer readers, listeners, learners of all ages.