City Librarian Search
City Librarian Search

Community Engagement for San Francisco’s Next City Librarian

Hawkins Company
The City and County of San Francisco has engaged The Hawkins Company, an executive search firm, to assist in identifying and recruiting candidates to serve as the new City Librarian for San Francisco Public Library.

Scheduled Meetings

These community engagement meetings are open to the public and allow those interested to share their thoughts and ideas about the qualifications, qualities and characteristics that would make an ideal candidate for the San Francisco City Librarian.
  • Wednesday, November 7, 6-7:30 p.m., Bayview/Linda Brooks-Burton Branch Library, 5075 3rd Street.
  • Thursday, November 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Richmond/Senator Milton Marks Branch Library, 351 9th Avenue.
  • Saturday, November 10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, Lower Level, 100 Larkin St.

San Francisco Public Libraries are wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations, call (415) 557-4557 or contact Requesting accommodations at least three working days in advance will help ensure availability.


The Hawkins Company will be administering an online survey, November 6-November 16, regarding the City Librarian search.   

For further information or questions about the community engagement meetings, contact Public Affairs at (415) 557-4277. For information about the recruitment of the new City Librarian, contact The Hawkins Company:  Bill Hawkins at; 310-348-8800 or Yonnine Hawkins;; 323-252-1655.
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