Last Updated: May 18, 2018     Views: 46638

Most types of Library Cards are valid for 4 years. You can renew your expired account a few different ways:

1. By email to info@sfpl.org. Please include: 

  • library card number
  • full name
  • date of birth
  • telephone number
  • residence address

2. Online via chat or text (SMS), or via web form (please provide the above info and your email address)

3. By telephone at 415-557-4400 (please provide the above info and your email address)

4. In-person by presenting your library card or valid ID at any SFPL location. Visitor cards and Teacher cards may be renewed in-person only (Visitors pay a $10 fee. Teachers must show proof of current teacher status).