Audiovisual Center - 1st Floor

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The Library will be closing at 5 p.m. on November 22nd and will be closed November 23rd & 24th for Thanksgiving.

The Louis R. Lurie Foundation Audiovisual Center features the Main Library’s floating collection of media. Blu-rays, DVDs, Music CDs, Audiobooks, and Language Learning CDs are housed on the 1st Floor of the Main Library.

Collection highlights include current and classic popular films, television series, documentaries covering a wide spectrum of topics, and international cinema from around the globe. The CD collection spans nearly all music genres and the Audiobook section features both Fiction and Nonfiction titles alongside an extensive Language Learning collection.

The Main Library’s Thursdays at Noon Film Series often features titles available for check out from the San Francisco Public Library.

Vinyl Destination: A new “rotating” collection of LPs

The Library is excited to introduce a new collection of wax in the stacks; increasing the collection by more than 50% and adding thousands of albums for your listening enjoyment. Thumb through the newly expanded collection at the Main, located in the Audio Visual Center on the 1st Floor. The Marina, Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial and Park branches also are equipped with freshly minted racks of tracks. Visit the library to get your grooves to go!

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