Celebrate Intellectual Freedom with San Francisco Public Library

九月 8, 2023


The Library hosts series of programs for Banned Books Week, October 1–7

SAN FRANCISCO, September 8, 2023 - Banned Books Week is October 1–7, and San Francisco Public Library is stepping into the national debate with a series of public programs and displays designed to raise awareness about the ongoing challenges to intellectual freedom. 

Mayor Breed Announces Kick Off Construction of Mission Branch Library Renovation

八月 29, 2023


The $34 million renovation preserves the historic charm of the 1916 landmarked building while bringing the facility into the 21st century 

San Francisco, CA – Today, Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Hillary Ronen, San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) and Public Works (DPW) announced the start of construction on the $34 million Mission Branch Library renovation.  

San Francisco Public Library Celebrates 12 Million Checked-Out Items

七月 26, 2023


As a marker of its strong recovery, San Francisco Public Library’s circulation has exceeded pre-pandemic levels. In celebration, the Library will offer free fortune cookies to the first 100 patrons at all 28 locations

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2023 – San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) celebrates the milestone of reaching 12 million annual circulation, surpassing pre-pandemic levels. To celebrate, the Library will give away free fortune cookies to the first 100 patrons at all 27 branches and the Main Library on Friday, July 28, 2023.