The Neighborhood Library Campaign
The largest building campaign in San Francisco
Public Library history!
The historic Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP)
was an unprecedented, city-wide project that called for 16 branch
renovations, construction of new buildings at three existing branches,
the replacement of four leased facilities with city-owned buildings, and
the construction of the brand new Mission Bay Branch.
Funded by a bond measure that passed overwhelmingly in 2000, BLIP funded the building and renovation of our branches, but the bond did not provide funding for furnishings, fixtures and equipment.Friends’ Neighborhood Library Campaign filled these gap by raising the funds to equip and furnish our libraries.
The Neighborhood Library Campaign (NLC) provided the much needed furniture, fixtures and equipment for every branch, ensuring
that children, teens, adults and seniors all have access to information
and programs, a safe community space and the resources to empower 21st
For more information on the NLC, please contact