San Francisco Public Library

Council of Neighborhood Libraries

Mission Statement

In order to create a public library system that best meets the needs of San Franciscans, the CNL promotes dialogue among and between Branch Libraries, San Francisco neighborhoods, and library and city decision-makers by:

--Adopted August 30, 2001


Meetings are designed to facilitate exchange of information and discussion of ideas and will be conducted by the Chief of Branches. Unless otherwise announced, the Council of Neighborhood Libraries meets on the last Thursday of each month in the Latino Hispanic Community Meeting Room L58-A, Main Library, at 100 Larkin Street, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

April 27 Minutes (PDF)

The Steering Committee meets at 4:30 p.m. the Tuesday of the preceding week.

Meeting Schedule for 2017 (PDF)

For more information, please contact Cathy Delneo, Chief of Branches, at 415-557-4353 or email: