Best libraries in San Francisco

Check out the top libraries in San Francisco, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bernal Heights Branch Library
1. Bernal Heights Branch Library
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10 local reviews
500 Cortland Ave, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 1:00 PM
+1 415-355-2810
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Bill
Nice local library, great park. Their hours are irritating and illogical. Who knows when they're open?
Elizabeth
A very nice library with a great kids' section downstairs, lots of free activities, and a very good playground…
Toby
Newly remodeled, our library branch at Bernalx Enjoy our recently renovated library. Can be quiet and peaceful…
1. Bernal Heights Branch Library
1. Bernal Heights Branch Library
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10 local reviews
500 Cortland Ave, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 1:00 PM
+1 415-355-2810
Bill
Bill
Nice local library, great park. Their hours are irritating and illogical. Who knows when they're open?
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
A very nice library with a great kids' section downstairs, lots of free activities, and a very good playground in back.
Toby
Toby
Newly remodeled, our library branch at Bernalx Enjoy our recently renovated library. Can be quiet and peaceful time for you!
2. Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
2. Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
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2 local reviews
451 Jersey Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-5707
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Breedeen
Library. Lots of free events for both kids and adults.
Lindsay
The first Noe Valley Branch building was built using a grant provided by Andrew Carnegie and featured a two-st…
Breedeen
Library. Lots of free events for both kids and adults.
2. Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
2. Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
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2 local reviews
451 Jersey Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-5707
Breedeen
Breedeen
Library. Lots of free events for both kids and adults.
Lindsay
Lindsay
The first Noe Valley Branch building was built using a grant provided by Andrew Carnegie and featured a two-story building with a Spanish-st…
Breedeen
Breedeen
Library. Lots of free events for both kids and adults.
3. Asian Art Museum
3. Asian Art Museum
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25 local reviews
200 Larkin St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-581-3500
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
David
Over 18,000 Asian artworks & artifacts in the updated former main library opposite City Hall.
Rick
Over 18,000 Asian artworks & artifacts in the updated former main library opposite City Hall.
Dillon
The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western World devoted exclusively to Asian art. Its…
3. Asian Art Museum
3. Asian Art Museum
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25 local reviews
200 Larkin St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-581-3500
David
David
Over 18,000 Asian artworks & artifacts in the updated former main library opposite City Hall.
Rick
Rick
Over 18,000 Asian artworks & artifacts in the updated former main library opposite City Hall.
Dillon
Dillon
The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western World devoted exclusively to Asian art. Its holdings include nearly 15,00…
4. Cortland Avenue
4. Cortland Avenue
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13 local reviews
Cortland Ave, San Francisco
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Abby
Just a few blocks up Cortland you'll find restaurants, cafes, groceries, shopping, plus our wonderful local Li…
Jaysa
Restaurants, shops, coffee, groceries, bars, playground, library. This family oriented neighborhood has it all…
Rita
Good Life Organic grocery store is open 9 to 9. Organic produce, wines, meat & fish; deli take out items inclu…
4. Cortland Avenue
4. Cortland Avenue
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13 local reviews
Cortland Ave, San Francisco
Abby
Abby
Just a few blocks up Cortland you'll find restaurants, cafes, groceries, shopping, plus our wonderful local Library and playground if your k…
Jaysa
Jaysa
Restaurants, shops, coffee, groceries, bars, playground, library. This family oriented neighborhood has it all!
Rita
Rita
Good Life Organic grocery store is open 9 to 9. Organic produce, wines, meat & fish; deli take out items including BBQ chicken, soups, salad…
5. San Francisco Public Library; Potrero Branch
5. San Francisco Public Library; Potrero Branch
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6 local reviews
1616 20th St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-2822
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Kris
Modern library branch with stunning views and helpful librarians.
Sarah & Pankaj
Excellent views of San Francisco from their picture windows - check to make sure they're open at the time you …
Olga
Check out the views from the Public Library - they are stunning!!! You can walk into it without a card and bro…
5. San Francisco Public Library; Potrero Branch
5. San Francisco Public Library; Potrero Branch
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6 local reviews
1616 20th St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-2822
Kris
Kris
Modern library branch with stunning views and helpful librarians.
Sarah & Pankaj
Sarah & Pankaj
Excellent views of San Francisco from their picture windows - check to make sure they're open at the time you want to visit. There are a few…
Olga
Olga
Check out the views from the Public Library - they are stunning!!! You can walk into it without a card and browse through books and magazine…
6. Ortega Branch Library
6. Ortega Branch Library
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3 local reviews
3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-5700
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Anjna
Great public library with a large children's playground adjacent to the library.
Denby
Library is cool but also there is a large new kids park behind the library, behind that their are basketball c…
Blythe & Michael
Wonderful upgraded library, computers, and childrens park.
6. Ortega Branch Library
6. Ortega Branch Library
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3 local reviews
3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-5700
Anjna
Anjna
Great public library with a large children's playground adjacent to the library.
Denby
Denby
Library is cool but also there is a large new kids park behind the library, behind that their are basketball courts and baseball diamond. Al…
Blythe & Michael
Blythe & Michael
Wonderful upgraded library, computers, and childrens park.
7. Glen Park Branch Library
7. Glen Park Branch Library
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5 local reviews
2825 Diamond Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-2858
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Louise And Jim
Wonderful library where you can browse books or sit and read magazines and newspapers. The libraries also have…
Kimberly
Super local library on top of Canyon Grocery
Bruce
Our local library if you need a quiet place to research or use the internet etc.
7. Glen Park Branch Library
7. Glen Park Branch Library
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5 local reviews
2825 Diamond Street, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-2858
Louise And Jim
Louise And Jim
Wonderful library where you can browse books or sit and read magazines and newspapers. The libraries also have all kinds of events for child…
Kimberly
Kimberly
Super local library on top of Canyon Grocery
Bruce
Bruce
Our local library if you need a quiet place to research or use the internet etc.
8. Bayview Library
8. Bayview Library
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2 local reviews
5075 3rd St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
(415) 355-5757
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Dawn
One of the newest public libraries in the city- two blocks from our house!
Chris And Tex
Nice clean library for those looking.
Dawn
One of the newest public libraries in the city- two blocks from our house!
8. Bayview Library
8. Bayview Library
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2 local reviews
5075 3rd St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
(415) 355-5757
Dawn
Dawn
One of the newest public libraries in the city- two blocks from our house!
Chris And Tex
Chris And Tex
Nice clean library for those looking.
Dawn
Dawn
One of the newest public libraries in the city- two blocks from our house!
9. Presidio Branch Library
9. Presidio Branch Library
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2 local reviews
3150 Sacramento St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-2880
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Aaron
Local library with grass to hang out on and kids activities as well as books!
Matthew
A quiet library if you want a spot to read. The lawn in back is pleasant.
Matthew
A quiet library if you want a spot to read. The lawn in back is pleasant.
9. Presidio Branch Library
9. Presidio Branch Library
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2 local reviews
3150 Sacramento St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
+1 415-355-2880
Aaron
Aaron
Local library with grass to hang out on and kids activities as well as books!
Matthew
Matthew
A quiet library if you want a spot to read. The lawn in back is pleasant.
Matthew
Matthew
A quiet library if you want a spot to read. The lawn in back is pleasant.