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    Location

    375 Rhode Island Street

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Hours

    Monday through Sunday

    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    Phone

    (415) 565-0545

    Email

    info@sfcb.org


    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!


  • WORKSHOPS

    Workshop Calendar


    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...


    Online Store

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


    Gift Cards

    Gift Cards make great gifts for all occasions and San Francisco Center for the Book has them. Gift Cards can be used toward workshops and more. For your convenience, our staff can address and mail Gift Cards with letterpress card holders for you. Call (415) 565-0545 x105 or send an email to info@sfcb.org to order yours today. If you need one right away eGift cards are available here and can be emailed directly to the receipient or printed out.


     

  • EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

    In response to the CDC's call for social distancing and San Francisco's shelter-in-place order, San Francisco Center for the Book will be closed to the public through August 15, 2020. Please click here to read our full public announcement.


    Upcoming Exhibitions

    July 10 - December 20, 2020: Poetry Is Not a Luxury (traveling from the Center for Book Arts in New York)


    Upcoming Events

    ONLINE: July 16, 2020 :: Shelter in Studio with Blake Riley and Jeff Raymond of Arion Press (SF, CA)

    ONLINE: July 23, 2020 :: ArtSpan Artist Mixer hosted by SFCB

    ONLINE: August 7, 2020 :: Poetry Is Not A Luxury exhibiting artist Christine Wong Yap shares her studio via Instagram Live


    RESCHEDULES PENDING:

    TBD :: Bookworks 2020

    TBD :: Small Plates Publication Party 2020


    For additional San Francisco Bay Area Book Arts events, check out the San Francisco Bay Area Book Arts Calendar.  Click Here.