Group Tours

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 until it is safe to reopen.

San Francisco Center for the Book offers four types of tours.

Self-Guided Individual Tours

Drop by during normal business hours for a visit. No reservation is necesary. Click here for location and hours. Self guided tours are free. 

Self-Guided Group Tours (Groups of 10 people or more.) 

Contact us at sends e-mail) to schedule your group in advance. Self-guided group tours are free.

Our Basic Guided Tour

This is a guided tour of San Francisco Center for the Book focused on the group's area of interest. Basic guided tours last approximately one hour.  Pricing on request.(link sends e-mail)

Our Basic Guided Tour (with Hands-on Activity)

This guided tour of San Francisco Center for the Book includes a hands-on activity. We will work with you to develop an activity that focuses on your group's area of interest. This guided tour and activity lasts approximately 2-3 hours. Pricing on request.(link sends e-mail)

Contact us at for more information and to make a reservation for your group tour.