International Center - 3rd Floor

Department detail

Hours

Sun
12 - 5
Mon
10 - 6
Tue
9 - 8
Wed
9 - 8
Thu
9 - 8
Fri
12 - 6
Sat
10 - 6

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

Holiday Koto Concert
Friday, December 9, 2016, 3:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Chinese Book Club
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Rincon Literario
Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3

More related events

Upcoming Classes

iPad (in Mandarin)
Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
CANCELLED-Book a Librarian in Russian
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Japanese Internet Class for Seniors
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 11:00 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.

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