San Francisco Public Library- Main430 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1415-5574400
- Ticket Price: 18 USD
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Library
The current main library was opened in 1996, at the cost of $140 million. It replaced the building that has now become the Asian Art Museum. It certainly looks gorgeous, especially it’s airy and high atrium. Nearly two million people visit the library annually. It serves as the resource centre for all of San Francisco’s public libraries, of which there are 27. If you’re not here to read or research, but want indepth info on the library itself, try scheduling a tour. Further guided tours of the Library are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 12pm. Only 15 people to a tour group at a time. You can also check out the library’s catalogue online.
How to Reach San Francisco Public Library- Main
- Buses F, T-Owl, MUNI, 6, 7, 9 stop at Market St & Hyde St.
- Buses 10, 47, 49, 70, 90, 101 stop at Van Ness Av & Turk St.
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2.08% of people who visit San Francisco include San Francisco Public Library- Main in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
60% of people start their San Francisco Public Library- Main visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see San Francisco Public Library- Main
80% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting San Francisco Public Library- Main
San Francisco Public Library- Main Reviews & Ratings
It's a great resource to residence of San Francisco as well as people visiting. Public restrooms are available to all and were very surprisingly in great shape. Library is the largest l have ever had the privilege of utilizing 6 stories of books, literacy classes, events, computers, cafe and more. Also there is an exhibit at the Larkin st entrance that is awesome it pertains to social interactions between people of different walks of life
Unique library it isn't like a typical boring looking library. Nicely set up and gives off positive vibes.
I'm a nerd. I loved the spacious high ceiling window and the cushy chairs and clean tables. No worries bout the outside cause the inside will have quiet areas to study or chill at. The quotes are a perfect touch and definitely help to brighten and energize for all the intellectuals or library lovers here!
I'm glad San Francisco finally has a beautiful library. It is great but if you are there to work bring your headphones, it gets really noisy even on the upper floors. hopefully the city will be able to maintain this library and keep it beautiful for years to come.
Love it here. Brought my kids and a friend, and they are enjoying the new library digs. More than books, it's well lit and has a urban feel to the design and services. Friendly staff and ample computers for children of all Ages. A great addition to Gas lamp district.