Support the San Francisco Public Library


Your Membership Supports the San Francisco Public Library. Friends Membership provides additional funds, year-round, for programs, collections and other needs to ensure the best equipment and resources for our libraries. Join over 5,000 library and literary supporters and help us build strong, thriving communities.

For more information, please contact our Manager of Membership and Development Services, 
Mario Lemos, at (415) 477-5231 or




 Book Lover - $60 

  • Entry (2) to the Preview Sale & Reception of our Annual Big Book Sale
  • An Independent Bookstore Card entitling you to 10% off at more than 30 local independent bookstores
  • 10% off everyday at Readers Bookstores
  • 25% off Coupons (2) valid at Readers Bookstores
  • Waived application fee and discounted $25 First Year Membership fee with Zipcar, the world's largest car-sharing organization (NEW member benefit)


Bibliophile - $100

  • All of the Book Lover benefits 
  • Entry (4) to the Preview Sale & Reception of our Annual Big Book Sale
  • Recognition in our Donor Listing


Book Collector -  $250

  • All of the Bibliophile benefits 
  • Invitations to exclusive Members-only special events and receptions


Conservator - $500

  • All of the Book Collector benefits
  • Recognition as a Contributor in our Annual Report
  • Invitation to exclusive members-only  tours/programs at the Main Library


The Reserve List  - $1,000 

  • All of the Conservator benefits
  • Additional opportunities tailored to your specific interests
  • Lunch with the City Librarian
  • Your name on one table sign on topic of your choice at the Annual Big Book Sale


A Gift of Membership
Celebrate a special occasion or honor a friend or relative while supporting the San Francisco Public Library.  Your gift may be designated to a specific branch or program of the Library.  Click here to give the gift!