Book Arts & Special Collections

Department detail

Hours

Sun
12 - 5
Mon
10 - 6
Tue
9 - 8
Wed
9 - 8
Thu
9 - 8
Fri
12 - 6
Sat
10 - 6

The Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center houses major collections on printing history, calligraphy and lettering, wit and humor, little maga/zines, early children’s books, and several smaller collections . The Center sponsors a variety of exhibitions and programs on a regular basis.

sfpl.org/bookarts

Guidelines for Using the Collection

Collections

Research Resources

More About the Collections

Upcoming Events

The Proliferation of 19th (and 20th) Century Wood Type
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
SF Correspondence Co-op
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio
Before Desktop Publishing:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

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Current Exhibits

The Eragny Press
Through Saturday, November 25, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
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