Main Library Study Rooms

Room detail


12 - 5
10 - 6
9 - 8
9 - 8
9 - 8
12 - 6
10 - 6

14 private, glass-enclosed study rooms are available at the Main Library.

  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations.
  • Sign in at the Page Desk on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th floors.
  • Intended for one hour of active use. If you want additional time, you may use an available room on another floor.
  • Maximum occupancy is three (3) people.
  • Rooms are not sound-proofed. Please be mindful of your volume.
  • All session times are according to the Library’s clock.
  • The Library reserves the right to use rooms as needed.
  • Eating food and consuming beverages from an open container is prohibited, per the Library’s Patron Code of Conduct.
  • Take all valuables with you. The Library and staff are not responsible for loss, theft, or damage of personal items left unattended. Unattended items may be removed and held by Security staff.
  • If you leave the room during your session:
    • Close the door behind you. Do not prop the door open.
    • Notify Page Desk staff if you plan to return. An empty room is considered available and may be reassigned.
    • Be aware that the clock is not paused.

Rules for Use of Library Meeting Rooms

(Please read rules before completing application)

Applications for Use of Library Meeting Rooms

Community Use (At least 6 people)

Municipal Use

(Please complete applications online by filling/typing in all data fields. Print, sign, date, and submit by fax and/or mail with contact information below.)

Note: These PDF forms do not save data and can not be submitted online.

San Francisco Public Library
c/o Public Affairs - Meeting Rooms
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-557-4281 (fax)
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