International Center - 3rd Floor

Department detail

Hours

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12-510-69-89-89-812-610-6
The Library closes at 5:00 p.m. December 24 and will be closed December 25 Christmas Day

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

Prince Oleg Romanov : No Death Without Glory
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
The Boris Rozenfeld Russian Bibliophiles Club
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
St. Petersburg Associates of San Francisco Presentation
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

Upcoming Classes

Screen Time: What’s the Hoopla ? (in Mandarin)
Friday, January 16, 2015
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor

Current Exhibits

Global Family Village
Through Thursday, February 5, 2015
Main Library, International Center
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