San Francisco Public LIbrary Launches Community Archives Project to Preserve Queer Black History

Enero 4, 2024


San Francisco, January 4, 2024 - San Francisco Public Library invites all members of the Queer Black community, as well as allies and supporters to participate in the launch of the Queer Black Community Archives Project. A joint program of the Hormel LGBTQIA+ Center and the San Francisco History Center (SFHC), both housed at the San Francisco Main Library, the two-part program is aimed at empowering the local Queer Black community to preserve their invaluable archives.  

San Francisco Public Library’s Project Read Celebrates 40 Years of Empowering Adult Learners

Diciembre 4, 2023


SAN FRANCISCO, December 4, 2023 - San Francisco Public Library is thrilled to announce the 40th anniversary of its esteemed adult literacy program, Project Read. In San Francisco, it is estimated that 80,000 adults—one in every five—have some difficulty with basic reading and writing. Since its establishment in 1983, Project Read has been a beacon of hope for more than 7,000 adult learners in the local community, transforming lives through improved reading and writing skills. 

Books YOU Loved: Here’s What San Francisco Was Reading and Listening To In 2023

Noviembre 22, 2023

Ever wonder what your neighbor on MUNI is reading or listening to on their commute? Need some gift recommendations for that bookworm in your life? Taking a quiet break during the holidays for some quality R&R—“Rest and Reading”? San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) dug into its data and came up with the most popular titles of the year. Discover what San Franciscans of all ages were checking out in our all-star roundup of 2023.

Top Print Adult Fiction

San Francisco Artist Grapples with Afghanistan's Portrayal in Western Literature in New Site-Specific Installation

Noviembre 9, 2023

San Francisco Public Library and San Francisco Arts Commission Announce New Installation by 2022 Artist-in-Residence Gazelle Samizay at the Main Library

SAN FRANCISCO, November 9, 2023 - San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) and the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) announce a captivating new three-channel video and multimedia installation by local artist Gazelle Samizay at the Main Library.