Magazines & Newspapers Center - 5th Floor

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Exciting News: The Herb Caen Magazines and Newspapers Center at the Main Library will be upgrading its digital scanner systems in August 2015!

In order to install this upgrade, the microfilm scanner/reader area will be Closed or Limited Use from August 10, 2015 through August 21, 2015. If you plan to use the microfilm scanner/reader area during August, please call a day in advance to find out whether it is Closed or Limited Use, and what type of microfilm reader is available during Limited Use periods. To contact us, call 415-557-4400 and ask to be transferred to the Magazines and Newspapers Center Reference Desk.
Thank you.

The Herb Caen Magazines and Newspapers Center holds thousands of magazines and newspapers from the past to the present, along with San Francisco City Directories and telephone books from around the country and the world.

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Family History Research
Friday, August 7, 2015, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Computer Training Ctr. 5th Floor
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