Happy Holidays! Your Library Just Saved You Hundreds of Dollars In One Go

San Francisco, CA – San Francisco Public Library offers yet another way to save your wallet during the holiday season. With a library card, users can access O'Reilly, the renowned technology and entrepreneurship resource, and take advantage of unlimited access to a vast collection of books, videos, case studies, tutorials and conference videos. Paid out of pocket, an individual O’Reilly subscription is $49 a month, or $499 a year, meaning a significant cost savings for library cardholders.

For over four decades, O'Reilly has been at the forefront of the technology industry, providing reliable and respected resources to professionals and enthusiasts alike. O'Reilly offers nearly 200 publishers in its online catalog and covers a wide range of topics, including artificial intelligence, data science, cybersecurity, programming languages and much more. By leveraging this invaluable resource, individuals can stay ahead of the curve, tune into business and technology trends and gain a competitive edge in their respective fields.

"O'Reilly is the go-to industry resource for anyone in tech or tech-adjacent—it’s absolutely unparalleled in its depth and breadth. O’Reilly experts filter through the noise to help people focus on what’s most important in today’s rapidly changing landscape," says Daniel Matsumoto, electronic resources specialist at the San Francisco Public Library. "This is one of the most valuable resources that we offer library cardholders. People looking to build their knowledge set and skills at any level can find textbooks and courses that are accessible and current.” 

With a San Francisco Public Library card, users gain access to a treasure trove of knowledge. Library cardholders can access more than 50,000 ebooks, 30,000 hours of video content and delve into 1,000 topics in technology and business. From interactive tutorials to audiobooks, the SFPL card unlocks a wealth of information that can be accessed anytime, anywhere. The best part? It's all available for free.

To take advantage of this opportunity, simply visit the San Francisco Public Library website and apply for a library card. Stop by any location to pick up the card. Once you have your SFPL card, you can access the O'Reilly collection and embark on a journey of continuous learning and growth.

About San Francisco Public Library:

San Francisco Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent learning and the joys of reading for our diverse community. The library system is made up of 27 neighborhood branches, the San Francisco Main Library at Civic Center and four bookmobiles.

December 6, 2023