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  • High interest books at adult, teen and children's reading levels.
  • Basic collections of fiction, nonfiction and reference materials are available. Branches also offer a variety of magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs. 
  • Books not collected by a branch may be obtained through the library's request system, Link+, or interlibrary loan. Most of the library's large collection of electronic resources is accessible from all branch locations and online 24 hours a day at www.sfpl.org.
  • Medium sized collection of Chinese language materials

Languages spoken by staff (based on staff availability): English | Chinese - Cantonese, Mandarin, Toi-Shanese | Vietnamese

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