Western Addition Branch

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Western Addition


1550 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States

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Western Addition Branch is supporting the City’s Community Hub initiative to provide support for students in grades K-8 who are utilizing SFUSD’s Distance Learning Curriculum and prioritize children and youth with high levels of need. Due to public health requirements for physical distancing and space limitations, the Library cannot provide simultaneous SFPL To Go service. Please call the TIP Line 415-557-4400 to transfer your materials to the next convenient location.


Ongoing Monthly Programs

Ongoing Weekly Programs

More programs can be found on the Western Addition Branch Calendar


  • High-interest English language collection of books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, Blu-Rays, as well as music and books on CD.

  • Extensive Japanese language collection of books, magazines, newspaper, DVDs, Blu-Rays, and CDs for children, teens, and adults with new titles arriving regularly

  • Japanese Interest Collection (in English) covering many aspects of Japanese culture and Japanese Americans.

  • Russian language collection of books, newspaper, DVDs, and CDs for children and adults with new titles arriving regularly.

  • Black Interest Collection that covers many aspects of Black history and culture.

  • Historical photo archive collected from neighborhood residents as part of the Shades of San Francisco Project.

Languages spoken by staff (based on staff availability): English | Japanese