Home Library Services

Who We Serve

Any San Francisco resident whose permanent or long-term disabilities prevent them from visiting Library facilities.

What We Offer

  • Library by Mail: Borrow items via the US Postal Service at no charge.
  • Library Card by Mail: Apply and receive your library card by mail.
  • Designated Borrower Assistance: Authorize someone to use your library card on your behalf.
  • Readers' Advisory: Find some great reads with help from a librarian.

How to Apply

1. Complete a Home Library Services application:  

2. Send completed application to the Library or contact us:

  • by email: TalkingBooks@sfpl.org
  • by telephone: 415-437-4835
  • by mail: 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102