Head to a San Francisco library for a good read

If you’re in the mood for a good book, or wish to get involved with a local literary club, consider checking out one of the San Francisco Public Library's locations. Residents living in real estate in Bay Area have access to great literary resources. Head down to one of the metro’s public libraries and enjoy a best seller or literary classic this summer.

Chinatown Library
Located in the middle of Chinatown, this establishment is also referred to as the Him Mark Lai Library. At 1135 Powell Street, it offers a wide selection of books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs in Chinese, and a small portion in Vietnamese. The location holds special events for young children such as Baby Rhymes & Playtimes and an Internet 101 class for those wanting to learn how to use online resources.

Richmond Library
The Richmond or Senator Milton Marks Branch Library is at 351 9th Avenue. Staff on hand speak English, Mandarin Chinese and Russian. In addition, there is a wide selection of Russian and Chinese literature on hand, as well as a small collection in Vietnamese and Korean. The library hosts events such as Write Your Will and Family Storytime.