Meeting Rooms

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The Library allows local community groups and organizations to use its meeting rooms in the Main and Branch Libraries. There is no fee to use the meeting rooms but all community group meetings must be free and open to the public.

Please carefully read through the Rules for Community Use before submitting an application. For Municipal Agencies, please refer to the Rules for Municipal Use before submitting an application.

Meeting Rooms

Questions? Call Community Programs and Partnerships at (415) 557-4590, Fax (415) 557-4281 or email meetingrooms@sfpl.org

  • Community group meetings must be free and open to the public
  • Requests submitted within 7 days of the meeting date will not be accepted
  • Please allow up to 7 days for a request to be processed
  • Community groups must have at least 6 people in order to use the meeting rooms
  • Use of Audio Visual equipment is only available at the Main Library for a fee
  • Study Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis for smaller groups
  • Please wait to receive a confirmation from the meeting room coordinator before announcing your meeting
  1. Check the calendar for availability. It is only available during the library's open hours.
  2. Read the Rules for Use of Library Meeting Rooms
    Rules for Community Use | Rules for Municipal (City Agency) Use
  3. Submit an online room request. Requests submitted within 7 days of the meeting date will not be accepted.
  4. Meeting rooms must be vacated 30 minutes prior to closing.