Starting Tuesday, Sept. 6 the Mechanics' Institute Library hours are expanding! Come visit us Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am - 6pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 8pm, and Saturdays from 10am - 5pm. Please click here to learn more about our library services and member benefits.
Since 2001, Mechanics' Institute has hosted The Proust Seminar, which reads Proust’s 7-volume In Search of Lost Time every three years, meeting the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. The seminar is led by Dr. Mark Calkins, Lecturer at San Francisco State University.