San Francisco Public Library

Public library system in California, USA

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Coordinates: 37°46′44″N 122°24′59″W / 37.7790°N 122.4163°W / 37.7790; -122.4163

San Francisco Public Library
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TypePublic
Established1878
ArchitectPei Cobb Freed & Partners, Cathy Simon Edit this on Wikidata
LocationSan Francisco, California, United States
Branches27
Collection
Size3,946,841
Access and use
Circulation10,971,974
Population served870,887
Other information
Budget$126 million (FY 2017)
DirectorMichael Lambert, City Librarian
Websitewww.sfpl.org
Map
References: [1][2][3]

The San Francisco Public Library is the public library system of the city of San Francisco. The Main Library is located at Civic Center, at 100 Larkin Street. The library system has won several awards, such as Library Journal's Library of the Year award in 2018.[4] The library is well-funded due to the city's dedicated Library Preservation Fund that was established by a 1994 ballot measure, which was subsequently renewed until 2022 by a ballot measure in 2007.[5][6]

  1. ^ Luis Herrera (2012). "Statistics System-Wide FY 2011-2012" (.PDF). San Francisco Public Library. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2013-08-25. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "FYs 2018 & 2019 Budget Presentation" (PDF). June 15, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-10-04. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  3. ^ Thadani, Trisha (March 25, 2019). "SF has a new city librarian, while Chiu seeks treatment for inmate addicts". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  4. ^ McMurtrie, John (June 6, 2018). "S.F. Public Library wins Library of the Year award". SFGate. Archived from the original on 2018-10-14. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  5. ^ Rubenstein, Steve (June 9, 1995). "S.F. Libraries Booked to the Hilt / Money from Prop. E is flowing in". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on 2018-10-14. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  6. ^ Sabatini, Joshua (October 11, 2012). "San Francisco Public Library taking a look at its hours of operation". San Francisco Examiner. Archived from the original on 2018-10-14. Retrieved October 13, 2018.

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