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The Public library, San Francisco.

The Public library, San Francisco.

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Published by The Library in [San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Francisco Public Library,
  • Public libraries -- California -- San Francisco

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSan Francisco Public Library
    ContributionsSan Francisco Public Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15] p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22948869M
    OCLC/WorldCa40631141

    The San Francisco Public Library system is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent learning and the joys of reading for our diverse community. The Main Library is the primary library of the San Francisco Public Library, located in San Francisco's Civic Center.. History. In , a task force was set up to complete the design of the Civic Center, including the use of Marshall Square, next to the main library at the time, for a new main library. Construction on the current Main Library began on Ma , financed by a US$ Architectural style: Beaux-Arts.

    Supplementary catalogue of books added to the San Francisco Free Public Library since May, Volume 5 [Library, San Francisco Public] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Supplementary catalogue of books added to the San Francisco Free Public Library Author: San Francisco Public Library. Books contributed by the San Francisco Public Library. "This survey was inaugurated by the Housing Authority of the City and County of San Francisco so that its actions in rehousing citizens of low incomes might be based on a comprehensive understanding of all the facts involved, not only of the housing conditions of the comparative few but also of the housing conditions of all the citizens of.

      The library was founded in and moved to its present site in The Friends of the Library was founded in A historical mural was painted in The library recently underwent a total refurbishment. 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 Larkin Street. The library system has won several awards, such as Library Journal's Library of the Year award in Location: San Francisco, California, United States.


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