SERVICE INTERRUPTION:
August 5, 6 p.m. to August 6, 9 a.m.: The library’s primary catalog system, Bibliocommons, and related products (search functions, book carousels on the homepage, etc.) will not be available due to system maintenance. Patrons can search our collections via our legacy catalog during this outage.
LIBRARY RE-OPENINGS:
Due to ongoing staffing shortages, the Library will continue to offer limited library services after June 15. We thank you for your patience and support as we work to restore library services systemwide.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE:
Please join us online for storytimes, book clubs and other virtual events. Visit our event calendar to learn more. 
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SFPL To Go safely delivers requested library materials at select Library locations to patrons.
SFPL To Go materials at the Main
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Main Library 1st Floor! - Enter via Grove Street
Main Library Fisher Children's Center - Enter via Grove Street
Visit select locations for Browse & Bounce in-person browsing in the stacks and use public computers by reservation.
Upcoming Events
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Wednesday, 8/4/2021, 4:00 - 5:00
Workshop: Computer Skills Quick Start
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Tuesday, 8/10/2021, 1:00 - 2:30
Tutorial: Basic Computer Skills Drop-in
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Senior Interest
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Wednesday, 8/11/2021, 10:00 - 12:00
中文科技漫談及協助
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華語/Chinese
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Saturday, February 1, 2020 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
SF By the Bay
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Saturday, June 26 - Sunday, October 10, 2021
When the Conference Heard From the Street:
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LGBTQIA+ Interest
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Saturday, July 3 - Sunday, September 5, 2021
Reclamation:
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Environment & Nature
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Saturday, July 3 - Sunday, October 31, 2021
Votes for Women
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