Friends for Life Services

Delivering the Library to You!

Who We Serve

Any San Francisco resident whose permanent or long-term disabilities prevent them from visiting Library facilities.

What We Offer

  • Books by Mail: Borrow items via the US Postal Service at no charge.
  • Library Card by Mail: Apply and receive your library card by mail.
  • Borrower Assistance: Authorize someone to use your library card on your behalf.
  • Readers' Advisory: Find some good reads with help from a librarian.

How to Apply

Complete the Friends for Life Services application (PDF) and return it to the Library or contact us:

  • by email:
  • by telephone: 415-437-4835
  • by mail: 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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