The Bridge at Main - 5th Floor

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The Bridge at Main is a literacy and learning center located on the 5th floor of SFPL's Main Library. Come and see us!


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  • Technology Classes – The Bridge offers classes on everything from computer comfort to coding. Check the computer class calendar online, or sign up here for our monthly Technology Classes newsletter.
  • Learning Differences - Information about learning differences programs, collection, and the reading help program for youth, FOG Readers.
  • FOG Readers- SFPL's youth literacy program for students in grades 1-4
  • Project Read - SFPL's adult literacy program.
  • ESOL Tutoring - Free one-on-one help for English learners.
  • Veterans Resource Center –  A space for the veteran community offering computer access, specialized book collection, and resources and referrals from volunteers and staff.
  • The Bridge at Main TechLab – A dedicated 8 person computer lab for accessing our eLearning resources and supporting the Project Read literacy program.


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  • Hi-Lo Collection - A resource collection of materials with high interest for adults written at a comparatively lower reading level with simple vocabulary and syntax, short chapters, a slim page count, and gripping storylines.
  • Bridge Collection - A resource collection of instructional and informational materials on literacy, learning, and learning differences.
  • Veterans Resources Collection - A resource collection of books to aid veterans in seeking benefits, employment, and adjusting to civilian life and also books about the veteran experience.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Friday, July 20, 2018, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Next Chapter Book Club
Friday, July 20, 2018, 3:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio
Lawyers in the Library: Citizenship Assistance
Sunday, July 22, 2018, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl

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Upcoming Classes

Yelp for Help!
Friday, July 20, 2018, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Project Read Tutor Training
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Intro to Adobe Photoshop
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl

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