San Francisco Public Library (Main Branch)

Family Favorite 5.0 Library 100 Larkin St San Francisco

In addition to offering a wide collection of books for adults and children, they also offer printing services, meeting rooms, study rooms, and more. They provide classes and events for all ages including meditation, design, and story times. Visit their website for more information.

  • Good for Play — Yes

    Check out the large children's center on the 2nd floor.

  • Changing Tables — Yes

    Changing table in all restrooms including the family restrooms in the Children's Center. Ask for a key at the children's center desk.

  • Restrooms — Yes

    Best restrooms are the family restrooms in the Children's Center. Must be with a child. Ask for a key at the children's center desk.

  • Stroller Friendly — Yes

  • Indoor Play — Yes

  • Good for Nursing — Yes

  • Parking — No


Great free classes and the child’s area is clean and organized.


For those of you in San Francisco, go to your neighborhood library and pick up this catalog! Our wonderful city offers free classes for every age and of every kind. From magicians to origami, STEM to baby yoga, sing-a-longs to field trips to Muir Woods, there is absolutely something for everyone!

🏳️‍🌈 It's almost June and Drag Queen Story Hour has come to the SFPL! Mark your calendars because it's sure to be a lot of fun. Remember kids: reading is fundamental! 📚


My first time here (for a San Francisco Orchestra event for kids) and the children's center is just incredible! Massive selection of books and plenty of space to play. It's clean too. Glad to see my tax dollars are being put to good use 😜

"What does a conductor do?" Happening this Saturday at the main library! SAT, FEB 11 | 10:15am & 11am San Francisco Public Library Main Branch Fisher Children’s Center 100 Larkin St, San Francisco Doors: 15-20 minutes before each performance (general admission, first-come first-served) Designed with toddlers in mind, these delightful 20-minute presentations teach musical conce... More


Great children's section separated from the rest of the library. Big bathrooms, nice play area, and fantastic story time. Make sure to go when Librarian Jim is there! There's also an afternoon snack time (I think at 3 but double check). They usually serve graham crackers and some sort of fruit.


awesome play area, a great oasis in mid-Market

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