Check out our free eBook collection!

The Library’s circulating collection features more than 38,000 books, eBooks, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks that span a huge range of Jewish topics and perspectives.

The Library is open for Courtyard Pickup. Click here for details.

Patrons from a wide variety of backgrounds connect with the riches of Jewish life and tradition according to their own interests and desires — whether it means studying Torah, reading poetry, watching films, or engaging with contemporary issues through a Jewish lens. The Library’s programs bring thousands of people together to learn and converse, and our extensive support services for book groups helps hundreds of Bay Area readers partake in meaningful exchange spurred by reading.

Main Branch

1835 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

on the campus of the Jewish Community High School of the Bay


Hours for Scheduled Courtyard Pickup

Monday   11 am – 4 pm
Thursday   11 am – 4 pm


Director –  Howard Freedman x 705
Reader Services Librarian –  Rose Katz x 706
Program CoordinatorNoa Albaum x 703
Front Desk x 704


We are sorry to report that the Library’s Pushcart branches at the JCCSF and the Oshman Family JCC will remain closed indefinitely during the COVID-19 crisis. For information about returning outstanding materials, write to