San Francisco Public Library

Project Read

Contact Randy Weaver
Address 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone (415) 557-4388
Fax (415) 557-4375
Hours M: 10am-6pm; Tu, W, Th: 9am-8pm; F: 12pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-6pm
Target English-speaking adults reading below an 8th grade level.
Additional Languages

One-on-one tutoring is provided to adults seeking to improve their basic reading and writing skills.  Students meet with their volunteer tutors once a week for 1 to 2 hours per session.  Ongoing support and resources are available from professional staff.  If you or someone you know needs to improve their literacy skills, or would like to become a volunteer tutor, please call the Project Read office.

Bayview Linda Brooks-Burton Branch Library

Contact Annie Tang (Managing Librarian)
Address 5075 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 355-5757
Hours M,Tu: 10am-6pm; W: 1pm-8pm; Th: 10am-8pm F:1pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm
Target All ages: adults, teens, and children of all ages
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese

The Bayview Linda Brooks-Burton Library was renamed on March 28, 2015.  There is a collection of high interest materials for adults, teens, and children.  The collection consists of fiction, non-fiction, and reference materials.  There is a special collection of books and materials by and about African Americans.  There is a medium sized Chinese Language and Spanish Language collection.  California residents with a valid identification can receive a free SFPL library card to borrow books, DVDs,music, audiobooks, magazines, and e-books from any public library in San Francisco.  You are also able to access the internet for 2 hours per day on the public computers.  The library databases are accessible online for academic and genealogy research.  All San Francisco public libraries offer free wireless internet access.  There are weekly and monthly events for all ages.  Some of the events are movies, basic computer classes, science and art workshops, author readings, SAT classes, in addition there is also preschool and toddler story time, with a special attention to diverse programming.  A program room is available for community use by reservation on the SFPL website under “Services.”

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