Location & Hours


375 San Francisco Center for the Book is located at 375 Rhode Island Street (between 16th and 17th Streets) San Francisco, CA, 94103. 


Monday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (Office and exhibition hours.)

Workshops are scheduled during the day, in the evenings (after exhibition hours) and on weekends. Click here for the workshop schedule.


Click here to sign up for the San Francisco Center for the Book newsletter today to receive information about out exhibitions, events and workshops throughout the year.


Ample street parking is available during the day on evening and weekends. A limited number of parking spaces are available in our parking lot at the north side of the building.


Sidewalk bike parking racks along Rhode Island Street have been provided by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.


San Francisco Center for the Book is located on Muni Route 10, and is close to Muni Routes 19 and 22. Click here for 511.org transit schedules and information.


San Francisco Center for the Book is located in the Do.Re.Mi (DOgpatch-potREro-hill-MIssion) Arts District of San Francisco surrounded on all sides by galleries, art studios and other arts organizations, in a hub of art and design studios, galleries and technology firms.


Within an easy one block walk, there are many food and beverage establishments including:

:: Whole Foods Potrero Hill (& the Steep Brew Cafe)

:: Papa November (Coffee, Drinks & Fresh Homemade Cookies)

:: Twirl and Dip (Ice Lollies & Ice Cream)

:: Live Sushi (Just like the name says.)

:: Market & Rye (Lunch & Happy Hour)

:: Sally's Restaurant (Breakfast)

:: Dos Pinas (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

and many others.


For more information, contact us at:


415.565.0545 main


info@sfcb.org (link sends e-mail) general inquiries


Click here for the staff directory.


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