San Francisco Public Library

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We Want You Back! Fine Forgiveness Program

January 3 – February 14, 2017
Return your overdue items, clear your record and begin enjoying all of the fabulous resources that the Library has to offer!

CA Residents Apply Online, activate the account, and pickup the card at any Library location within 30 days. San Francisco homebound residents may apply by mail.

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Library card accounts expire every 4 years (except for Digital Access, Teacher, and Visitor cards).


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