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Library Cards Fee
California residents Free
Visitors from outside CA     $10.00
Lost / Damaged items  
replacement varies


  • Accounts with an item overdue by 30 or more days (10 days for LINK+ and ILL), are billed for the replacement cost of the item.
  • Billed items must be returned immediately, paid for in full, or replaced.
  • MasterCard or Visa is accepted at the Main Library and Branches, or you can pay online (LINK+ and ILL items must be paid for by check or money order payable to the owning institution. Please contact 415-557-4406 to discuss.
  • Please see the San Francisco Administrative Code – Public Library Fines & Fees Schedule for complete details.