San Francisco Public Library is a resource for local residents to learn, read, and be a part of the community. The library offers a number of services such as speaking with librarians, borrowing items, holding meetings, using internet resources such as library computers or their wireless options. San Francisco Public Library is also more than just a place for reading and learning.
They offer a range of exhibits at the library and adult programs. It allows individuals to enjoy the community and history of culture in San Francisco by way of art. Adult programs include author readings, lectures, film screenings, panel discussions, and city topics. Exhibits that have come through the library include Love Shouldn't Have to Hurt, Crossing the Street, Iris Change and Unfinished Dream, Thou Drawest All Things, and a 40 Year Retrospective.
In the past the library has offered Punk Passage, A Trip to the Fair 1939, and Afghanistan 1970-1975. Library hours are Sunday 12-5pm, Monday 10am-6pm, Tuesday through Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 12-6pm, and Saturday 10am to 6pm. Hours can change for holidays. The main branch of the public library is at 100 Larkin Street in an elegant and architecturally interesting building.