San Francisco Public Library

Articles and Databases - Authentication

The San Francisco Public Library offers a rich collection of online resources. Library card holders have immediate access to articles in magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, ebooks, images and much more...

Enter your complete 14-digit library card number without spaces (e.g. 21223xxxxxxxxx)

Don't have a library card?

Any resident of the state of California may obtain a free library card by visiting any our library locations or bookmobiles.