San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco

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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. 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.
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  • Get digital copies of books directly to your phone but a beautiful building otherwise, also amphitheater event space.  more »
  • I have been to libraries all over California..including university and public libraries. I have spent so much time in libraries because I love books..and I have library skills but I am not a...  more »
  • Mostly amazing stuffs except page desks Very welcoming at the entrance inside the building. Very disciplined, and quiet environment. Restrooms are unacceptable in terms of cleanliness, so many homeless people all the time makes chaos and spreads unbearable odour.
  • Beautiful place. I only had an hour to look around but will definitely have to dedicate at least half a day for myself to explore it.

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