Have been a SF Library Junkie for decades. I attend the book sales, events and am a Friend of the Library. Then, I walked into this fancy, beautiful,...
375 Throckmorton Ave Mill Valley, CA, 94941
The Temescal Tool Lending Library is adjacent to the Temescal Branch Oakland Public Library. Patrons with an Oakland Library Card show their Oakland Library...
5205 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA, 94609
+ White board walls and working markers!
+ Absolutely silent except for the white board area
+ Conveniently located near the 43 muni line
530 Parnassus Ave San Francisco, CA, 94143
This is a review for the main library:
1. A wonderful resource for the whole community! Plenty of books and media for everyone. For more popular items, you...
1550 Oak St Alameda, CA, 94501
This main branch of the San Francisco library is housed in a spectacular facility (next to its former location which is now the Asian Art Museum), has a...
100 Larkin St San Francisco, CA, 94102
My favorite library in the Mission Bay side of town. It's small but cozy with an amazing view of both the city and a few 20th street bodegas, rendering a...
1616 20th St San Francisco, CA, 94107
"Lentil soup is mental fruit & ginger root is good for you" --Dead Prez
The West Portal Branch Library is a mere 100 steps from the West Portal MUNI...
190 Lenox Way San Francisco, CA, 94127
The Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch Berkeley Public Library is a real treasure. It is a short walk from the Ashby BART station & also a short walk to the...
1901 Russell St Berkeley, CA, 94703
I absolutely adore this place. It is run by volunteers and so they don't pester you to buy anything. And the books are so cheap they don't need to. I picked...
2433 Channing Way Berkeley, CA, 94704
This place is excellent.
Clean, organized, and pretty quiet. Also very efficient service. I've not used the library in maybe fifteen years, and they issued...
1305 18th Avenue San Francisco, CA, 94122
The Berkeley library is vast & takes up five floors.
On the 1st Floor is new books, Audio Books, DVDs, & fiction.
On the 2nd Floor is computers for...
2090 Kittredge St Berkeley, CA, 94704
WooHoo! As good as it gets! That's the definition of a 5 star rating and I apply it here: The character and ambience one feels upon entering the high...
57 Post St San Francisco, CA, 94104
My favorite branch
At the ripe old age of 98
The oldest SFPL?
A sturdy trunk of knowledge
300 Bartlett Street San Francisco, CA, 94110
Great library with sweet librarians in the children's area downstairs. We always attended story-tome each week with a visit to the playground right up...
351 9th Ave San Francisco, CA, 94118
An array of books, DVDs, etc. to choose from.
The children's department is vast as well.
The ambience depends on the time of day though.
125 14th St Oakland, CA, 94612
Love this place. Amazing view of nature. I like their bigs windows. The first floor open 24 hours. Sometimes I can spend my free time after my busy day....
1600 Holloway Ave San Francisco, CA, 94132
I love this library, but the librarians don't recognize some of us regulars. It is not Cheers, but a simple greeting would be nice.
550 El Embarcadero Oakland, CA, 94610
This is what a neighborhood library should be. The staff are so helpful and easygoing. It's a well-lighted, comfortable place to study and read.
960 Fourth St San Francisco, CA, 94158
They remodeled it so everything is updated
They have a teen area
Check out area
A laptop and i pad kiosk
It is usually quiet
Lots of moms...
500 Cortland Ave San Francisco, CA, 94110
Wow now they're open 7 days a week that's awesome Tuesdays and Thursdays they open up at 10 in the morning so that's a good thing for the early birds but if...
451 Jersey Street San Francisco, CA, 94114
One of the greatest library in the city, very clean and comfortable location right next to whoolfoods. Very kind and excellent customer service I must say....
1298 Ocean Ave San Francisco, CA, 94112
TL;DR cute little library tucked away right next to Glen Park BART station
Glen Park library is easy to miss if you're just walking by. They have double...
2825 Diamond St San Francisco, CA, 94131
I think this is a really great Library!
Lots of parking in the lot and even in the street if needed (i've never seen the parking lot full).
840 W Orange Ave South San Francisco, CA, 94080
I love this Library my whole family comes here. We take every opportunity to enjoy Are community. Rent books, dvd's, computers, classes, movie night, summer...
4400 Mission St San Francisco, CA, 94112
Love this library. Large tables with great lighting and sockets to plug in devices.
M, F, Sat. 10 am - 6pm
T, W. 10 am - 6pm
1170 The Alameda Berkeley, CA, 94707
SO beautiful! The children's classes are so great to socialize your children and to be able to connect with other moms or nannies!
I started coming here...
3150 Sacramento Street San Francisco, CA, 94115
Two floors. Lower floor is an extensive children's library w/ many Chinese books & some English titles as well. Extensive collection of Chinese books on the...
1135 Powell St. San Francisco, CA, 94108
The coolest thing about the Temescal Branch Library is that adjacent to it is the Temescal Branch Tool Lending Library. I'm not really that handy w/ tools...
The Albany library is a nice library to read in or peruse the books. It sure is better than the El Cerrito branch, and easier to deal with than Berkeley....
1247 Marin Ave Albany, CA, 94706
Great Friday lunches that function as both staff meetings and outreach to tourists, students, and nerds in the area. Probably also the coolest, techiest...
300 Funston Ave San Francisco, CA, 94118
My 50th review! What better way to mark this milestone than to review my childhood library? I've been coming to this library all my life. Let me count the...
5366 College Ave Oakland, CA, 94618
I find myself coming in a lot to study, complete my homework, read books, magazines and newspapers here. One of the best places on campus for a quiet study...
50 Phelan Ave San Francisco, CA, 94112
I enjoy this branch of the San Francisco Public Library system primarily because the staff are simply so friendly. It feels more like a small-town library...
1890 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA, 94123
Great place to study, helpful and kind staff, good printers, and close to caffeinated choices galore. The Chinese language stacks are matched only by...
Uc Berkeley Berkeley, CA, 94720
Doe has one of the largest collections for a library in the United States. With it's marbled interior and vaulted ceilings, the place is a work of art. It's...
350 Moffitt Library Berkeley, CA, 94701
The Piedmont library is not just one of the smallest libraries in the Oakland Public library system I've seen, but one of the smallest libraries I have ever...
80 Echo Ave Oakland, CA, 94611
For me, as an immigrant from Texas :)) and daughter of a librarian, El Cerrito Library is the best community library I've ever associated with. Why? (1)...
6510 Stockton Ave El Cerrito, CA, 94530
I've been coming to this library since I was a kid and it it's as good as it gets. These are some of the reasons why I continue to visit this library and...
325 Civic Center Plz Richmond, CA, 94804
This is the best library because it is managed by Ms. Nicole who is the branch manager and also the children librarian there. She has done storytime at my...
380 Bacon St San Francisco, CA, 94134
The Parkside Branch Library is adjacent to McCoppin Square park. It is great that the library is conveniently served by the L MUNI line as the library is a...
1200 Taraval St San Francisco, CA, 94116
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