375 Rhode Island Street

    San Francisco, CA 94103


    Monday through Sunday

    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


    (415) 565-0545



    San Francisco Center For The Book

    Workshop "Quick View" Listings

    May 2016

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    Core Certificate Programs in Letterpress & Bookbinding

    Our Core Certificate programs in Letterpress and Bookbinding allow for scheduling flexibility and advanced study opportunities, while continuing to offer students a comprehensive foundation in letterpress printing and bookbinding. Read more...

    On-Line Store

    Exhibition Catalogs and Imprint Publications are available in our on-line store by clicking here or by visiting us during regular business hours.

    Gift Certificates

    Gift Certificates make great gifts for all occassions and San Francisco Center for the Book has them. Gift Certificates can be used toward workshops and more. For your convinience, our staff can address and mail Gift Certificates for you. Call (415) 565-0545 x105 or send an email to info@sfcb.org to order yours today.



    Current Exhibition

    April 15 thru July 17, 2016 - The World of Hedi Kyle :: Codex Curios and Bibli'Objets

    Save These Dates

    June 7, 2016 - SF Design Week - 20th Anniversary Tour of San Francisco Center for the Book

    June 10, 2016 - Small Plates Release Party

    July 14, 2016 - ArtSpan Artist Mixer - 20th Anniversary Tour of San Francisco Center for the Book

    July 22, 2016 - Book Talk :: Beautiful British Books, from 1475 to 2016 with Dominic Riley

    July 30 thru October 16, 2016 - 20/20 Vision :: San Francisco Center for the Book's 20th Anniversary Exhibition

    August 2016 (date to be announced) - Design Binding Intenstive Student Exhibition

    August 19, 2016 - Book Talk :: Entering the Field :: A talk and open discussion with Steve Woodall and special guests, on the state of education in the book arts

    September 18, 2016 - The 13th Annual Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival

    October 9 thru 12, 2016 - Litquake :: Authors and Panel Discussions presented by Litquake and San Francisco Center for the Book

    October 14, 2016 - Book Talk :: A Presentation by Amity Parks, presented by Friends of Calligraphy and San Francsico Center for the Book

    October 28, 2016 thru January 15, 2017 - In Remembrance: People, Times, & Places

    Decmber 3, 2016 - Holiday Book Arts & Crafts Fair




    Our Mission

    The San Francisco Center for the Book is a center of inspiration for the book arts world, featuring the art & craft of letterpress printing, bookbinding, and artists bookmaking. We are dedicated to the art of the book!

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