Contacts, gifts, policies, statistics and more
The Library has a growing collection of blogs, updated often by the librarians you see every day.
The Library's budget reflects its commitment to serving diverse communities, providing welcoming facilities, and enhancing its capacity
Building stronger neighborhoods by creating spaces that foster community connections, improve staff operations, and meet library users' dynamic needs.
The Library Commission sets policy and is responsible for the library budget for the San Francisco Public Library system.
Federal law and the Library's commitment to protecting user privacy and confidentiality
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Holidays that the library is closed.
The Library will clear all outstanding overdue fines from all patron records. No exceptions, no questions. You are fabulously fine free!
Quantifiable resources of the Library's collection and usage statistics, budgets, and the Annual Report.
Providing users with a safe and pleasant library experience so that all may enjoy its benefits
Council of Neighborhood Libraries, Friends of the Library, and more
The doors of San Francisco’s first public library swung open on June 7, 1879.
Library employment information, staff training and development.
Employment Opportunities at SFPL
2022 ballot initiative.
Helpful links to the SF History Center and local SF resources, 311, newspapers, and more.
On-line Customer Satisfaction survey
News releases, SFPL in the news and more
The Library's commitment to protecting library user privacy and keeping confidential information
The Library’s commitment to advancing equity and addressing racial divides
Collection Development Plan, Community Redistribution Program, Internet and Computer Use Rules and more
Opportunities for volunteers with different skills, interests, and abilities and we welcome volunteers of all ages. Includes the Main Library and Branches.