International Center - 3rd Floor

Department detail

Hours

Sun
12 - 5
Mon
10 - 6
Tue
9 - 8
Wed
9 - 8
Thu
9 - 8
Fri
12 - 6
Sat
10 - 6
The Library will be closed May 29 for Memorial Day

The Kresge Foundation International Center provides access to information for individuals who prefer to communicate in their native language. The collection serves the recreational and basic information needs of native speakers and of those learning English and other languages.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Resources

Collections and Services Available

  • Staff services provided at the International Center desk may include Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, plus limited French, Portuguese and Tagalog/Filipino
  • Orientations and classes offered in different languages
  • U.S. citizenship and immigration materials
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) learning materials, CDs & DVDs
  • Dictionaries, encyclopedias, language learning materials, and online language learning
  • International newspapers and magazines in the SFPL Catalog
  • Materials in approximately 40 languages, including eBooks
  • Recommended Eco-Titles in different languages

Helpful Resources

Upcoming Events

Book talk and signing by author Adeline Nip
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Chinese Book Club
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
The Boris Rozenfeld Russian Bibliophiles Club
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Drop-in Computer Help in Spanish
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Drop-in Computer Help in Spanish
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Drop-in Computer Help in Spanish
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.

More related classes

Current Exhibits

Images of the Floating World
Through Thursday, July 20, 2017
Main Library, International Center
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