Teachers & Students

Let Us Help You Plan a Class Visit to the Library!

Worm reading a book

What We Can Offer You

  • Story time

  • Book talks

  • Library orientation and tour

  • Research assistance for specific topics

  • Summer Learning programs

In addition to visiting the Library, ask us to visit your class, parent group, faculty meeting or special event.

Girl reading a book

Library Cards are the Key to a Lifetime of Learning

  • Students who have their cards on the day of a visit may borrow materials, creating a more enjoyable experience.

  • Library card applications are available in various languages at all Public Library locations, by fax or online.

  • Children's applications must be completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian before they can be processed.

  • Teacher Library Cards allow teachers to utilize library resources for their entire class

  • Please return completed application in advance. Ask your librarian how much time is needed to have cards ready for your visit.

Librarian reading to children

Planning a visit to the Main Library Children’s Center? Let's plan it together! sfpl.org/ClassVisit. Contact the children’s librarian at your neighborhood branch to schedule a visit.