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Dialogue: Chinatown Branch Renovation Public Meeting

Thursday, 5/12/2022
6:00 - 7:30

This is the second of three public meetings where we provide an update on the Chinatown Branch Renovation Project. The first meeting was held on Tuesday, May 10. At this meeting, we share preliminary designs for the Branch renovation and gather public feedback. We also answer your questions about the project and our plans to provide interim service during the renovation. We want to hear from you!  


If you cannot attend this meeting, join us for our third and last meeting:  

MEETING 3: Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m. – Chinatown Branch Community Room, 1135 Powell Street 

Simultaneous Mandarin and Cantonese interpretation is available at all meetings, but, please note, Zoom does not support closed captioning for the interpretation. Closed captioning is only availbale in English. Additionally, the simultaneous Chinese interpretation can only be accessed in video audio, not via telephone audio. Questions about the program or problems registering? Contact   

For accommodations (such as ASL interpretation), call (415) 557-4400 or email Please include your name and phone number in your email. Please request at least 72 hours in advance to ensure availability. 

More information about the Chinatown Branch Renovation can be found on the Library's website. Questions about the project can be emailed to

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活動以粵語進行 Program in Cantonese 活動以國語進行 Program in Mandarin

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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For questions about the program or help registering, contact sfplcpp@sfpl.orgAll programs are drop-in (no registration necessary) unless otherwise noted. All SFPL locations are wheelchair accessible. For accommodations (such as ASL or language interpretation), call (415) 557-4557 or contact Requesting at least 3 business days in advance will help ensure availability.

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