Friends for Life Services

Delivering the Library to You!

Who We Serve

Any San Francisco resident whose permanent or long-term disabilities prevent them from visiting Library facilities.

What We Offer

  • Books by Mail: Borrow items via the US Postal Service at no charge.
  • Library Card by Mail: Apply and receive your library card by mail.
  • Authorized Borrower Assistance: Designate another person to use your library card on your behalf.
  • Readers' Advisory: Get personal help with selecting material you would like to check out.

How to Apply

Complete the Friends for Life Services application (PDF) and return it to the Library or contact us:

  • by email:
  • by telephone: 415-437-4835
  • by mail: 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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