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

The Hidden Treasures of Korean Art and Modern Korea
Friday, March 27, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
The Boris Rozenfeld Russian Bibliophiles Club
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Dreaming of Li-Po
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

More related events

Upcoming Classes

iPad: talk and demo (in Mandarin)
Friday, March 27, 2015
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic B
Internet and Catalog in Russian
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor
Japanese Internet Class for Seniors
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor

More related classes

Current Exhibits

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