The Photo Desk is closed from 12-1 pm on Saturdays.
Looking for a photo of a building? Start here: How to Find Photographs of a San Francisco Building
The San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection, located in the San Francisco History Center on the 6th floor, contains photographs and works on paper of San Francisco and California views from 1850 to the present. More about the collection
Highlight: Over 360 images now online from our Shades of LGBTQI, Shades of San Francisco project!
Made in SF is library-wide program that runs through December. Join us for arts & crafts, cooking classes, music concerts, author talks, film screenings, computer coding and more. Explore all of our Made in SF programs.