South San Francisco Green Living and Recycling Resources


Reference librarians have recently created a brochure, South San Francisco Green Living and Recycling Resources. Copies are available at the reference desk. Here are some highlights. General Recycling California Integrated Waste Management Board Promotes safe handling of waste throughout California. Explains state regulations about safe disposal of toxic materials. Includes news links, educational materials, and […]

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Library Field Trips


We welcome all Kindergarten through 8th classes to visit the public library during the school year. (High schools may contact our Information and Reference Services at 829-3862 to arrange a class visit.) This is an excellent time for children to get their first library cards and to learn about the great things available at their […]

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Volunteer Opportunities


A wide array of volunteer opportunities are available at the South San Francisco Library. There are numerous ways to contribute to the community through library volunteer work ranging from shelving library books, teaching chess, helping with craft programs, or teaching reading. Volunteers are usually required to make a minimum 6 month commitment; however, middle and […]

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Project Read


HELPING ADULTS TO READ HELPS THEIR FAMILIES Our Mission Project Read assists adults and their families in reaching their literacy goals. Who We Are We are adult learners, volunteer tutors, and program staff dedicated to lifelong learning. We assist individuals who live in Colma, Daly City, San Bruno, and South San Francisco. With the help […]

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Kids – Story Times


SSF Main Library 840 West Orange Avenue (650) 829-3861 Family (preschool & up) Monday 7:00 pm Toddler (18 mos. To 3 yrs.) Tuesday 10:30 am Bouncing Babies (3-18 months) Wednesday 10:15 am Grand Avenue Branch Library 306 Walnut Avenue (650) 877-8530 se habla español Preschool (ages 3-6) Tuesday 10:30 am “Leer y Aprender” (ages 3-5) […]

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