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Welcome Back!

Mechanics' Institute Library is excited to welcome members back to 57 Post Street for browsing, materials pick up, checkouts, computer use, and reading. We look forward to providing you with an additional means of safe access to our collections and services. 

The library is open to members on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12-4 pm. Beginning on the week of June 21st, the Library hours will expand to Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-6 pm. Reservations are not required for in-person visits. For more information, call 415-393-0101 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

"To Go" contactless service is available by appointment from 12-4 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays on the second floor.  

Members are limited to one hour on a public computer during their visit and computers can be reserved by calling 415-393-0101.  

Be sure to dress warmly as windows are open in compliance with health mandates.

Services Currently Available:

  • Browsing for materials to check out

  • Computer use on a first come, first served basis or by reservation.

  • Limited seating for reading or using one’s own electronic devices

  • In-person reference



Posted on Mar. 25, 2021 by Celeste Steward