Reopening Services

San Francisco Public Library now offers two ways to check out materials and access your beloved library resources. Come visit select locations for full in-person services: browsing in the stacks, using public computers by reservation, accessing free wifi and enjoying restored seating. Also, our popular SFPL To Go holds pick-up service continues for a convenient way to pick up your materials. Find your way back to SFPL!

If you are done enjoying your library materials, book drops are now open 24/7 at many branch libraries. See our list of locations below for more details.

Check back often for updates.

Full In-Person Services

  • Open a library account and get a physical library card
  • Browse library materials in designated areas 
  • Use a computer with your SFPL library card
  • Print, scan, fax and make copies
  • Ask library staff questions

The upper floors of the Main Library are open to patrons. Come visit for the following:

  • Self-service holds pickup available on the 1st floor behind the Information Desk in the Atrium
  • Elevator access to upper floors
  • Service desk open on each floor
  • Access to reference materials
  • Access to all circulating collections
  • Additional public Internet computer workstations
  • WiFi
  • Print stations on upper floors
  • The Mix at SFPL, The Bridge at Main, Talking Books and Braille Center and Deaf Services Center services
  • Limited reader seats on all floors

Meeting rooms are available on a limited basis. Please speak to a staff person if you wish to reserve a meeting room. 

We are not accepting group tours at this time. We look forward to resuming these soon. Thank you for your patience.

Full In-Person Services Locations

Location Address Book Drops Hours Available
Anza Branch 550 37th Avenue 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 10, 2021
Bayview Branch 5075 3rd Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
Bernal Heights Branch 500 Cortland Avenue 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 19, 2021
Chinatown Branch 1135 Powell Street 24/7

Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

May 17, 2021

Eureka Valley Branch 1 Jose Sarria Court 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
Excelsior Branch 4400 Mission Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

June 22, 2021

Glen Park Branch 2825 Diamond Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
Golden Gate Valley Branch 1801 Green Street 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 16, 2021
Ingleside Branch 1298 Ocean Avenue 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 9, 2021

Main
 

100 Larkin Street

24/7 (at the Grove St. book drop, beginning 7/5)

Monday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.
Sunday, 12–5:30 pm.

May 3, 2021

May 10, Children's Center opens

June 14, all upper floors open

Marina Branch 1890 Chestnut Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 10, 2021
Merced Branch 155 Winston Drive 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 17, 2021
Mission Bay Branch  960 4th Street 24/7

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

May 18, 2021

Noe Valley Branch 451 Jersey Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
North Beach Branch 850 Columbus Avenue 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 9, 2021
Ocean View Branch 345 Randolph Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
Ortega Branch 3223 Ortega Street 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. June 21, 2021
Park Branch 1833 Page Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 3, 2021
Parkside Branch 1200 Taraval Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
Portola Branch 380 Bacon Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 10, 2021
Potrero Branch 1616 20th Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 10, 2021
Presidio Branch 3150 Sacramento Street 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 20, 2021
Richmond/Sen. Milton Marks Jr. Branch 351 9th Avenue 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

June 21, 2021

Sunset Branch 1305 18th Avenue 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 9, 2021
Visitacion Valley Branch 201 Leland Avenue 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

June 21, 2021

Western Addition Branch 1550 Scott Street 24/7 Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm. July 19, 2021
West Portal Branch 190 Lenox Way 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. August 3, 2021

SFPL To Go

SFPL To Go Locations

Location Address Book Drops Hours Available
Anza Branch 550 37th Avenue 24/7 Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm. November 12, 2020
Golden Gate Valley Branch 1801 Green Street 24/7

Monday-Friday, 10 am-5:30 pm.

August 16, 2021

Ingleside Branch 1298 Ocean Avenue 24/7

Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

August 9, 2021

Marina Branch  1890 Chestnut Street 24/7

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

August 10, 2021

Merced Branch 155 Winston Drive 24/7

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

August 17, 2020

Mission Bookmobile Harrison and 20th Streets Tuesday & Thursday, 2        pm–6 pm.

Tuesday & Thursday, 2 pm–6 pm.

October 1, 2020

North Beach 850 Columbus Avenue 24/7

Monday-Friday, 10 am-5:30 pm.

August 9, 2021

Portola Branch 380 Bacon Street 24/7

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

August 10, 2021

Potrero Branch 1616 20th Street 24/7

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

August 10, 2021

Sunset Branch 1305 18th Avenue 24/7

Monday–Friday, 10 am–5:30 pm.

August 9, 2021

Treasure Island Bookmobile Avenue H and 11th Street Wednesdays, 2 pm–6 pm.

Wednesday, 2 pm–6 pm.

October 7, 2020