Luis Herrera

Third graders at the Tenderloin Community Elementary School received new "Scholar" youth library cards, which offer special, free access to all kinds of materials. (Courtesy photo)

Tenderloin school students activate ‘Scholar’ library cards

Third graders in Ms. Parks’ class activated new special-access “Scholar” San Francisco…

 

San Francisco Public Library Building Officer Steve Heart helps a man consolidate his belongings before entering the Main Library at Civic Center Plaza on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Library sheds problematic image; incidents down nearly 50 percent

The San Francisco Main Branch library has dealt with a troubled reputation…

 

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Despite investment, security remains challenge at San Francisco Public Library

Drug-dealing and smoking on the patio, verbal abuse over computers, public drunkenness…

 

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

San Francisco Main Library trying to address bathroom cleanliness issues

San Francisco Public Library officials are cracking down on bathroom conditions in…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Three branch library projects suffer three-month delays

The latest setback in the San Francisco Public Library’s branch improvement program…

Library chief says Chinatown branch weathers sprinkler storm

City Librarian Luis Herrera reports that the water sprinkler valve that burst…