International Center - 3rd Floor

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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

Celebrating Asian-American Heritage Month!
Friday, May 1, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Hidden Legacy
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Sounds of China :
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Screen Time:
Friday, May 8, 2015
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor
iPad: talk and demo (in Mandrain)
Friday, May 15, 2015
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic B
Internet and Catalog in Russian
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor

Current Exhibits

200th Anniversary Of Petr P. Ershov
Through Thursday, May 7, 2015
Main Library, International Center
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