The Jewish Community Library at the JCCSF

Jewish Community Library

The library offers more than 20,000 titles covering a vast range of Jewish subjects, from mysticism and meditation to histories of the Jews and Judaism, from cookbooks and the latest novels by Jewish authors to biblical texts. You can also find books on tape, art books, videos, CD's, DVDs, musical scores, and reference works, as well as books in Hebrew, Yiddish and Russian.

The JCCSF houses a branch of the library.

JCCSF Jewish Community Library Branch Hours of Operation

Swig Family Beit Midrash:
Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursdays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Pushcart in the Pottruck Family Atrium:
Mondays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm (except 6/25, 7/2)
Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fridays, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

To reach the main branch by phone, please call 415.292.1254.

Jewish Community Library Main Branch Hours of Operation:

1835 Ellis on the campus of the Jewish Community High School of the Bay
Sundays, Noon – 4:00 pm
Mondays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesdays, Noon – 6:00 pm
Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursdays, Noon – 8:00 pm

Closed Fridays, Saturdays and Jewish holidays.

To reach the main branch by phone, please call 415.567.3327.

Visit the library on the Web at or email The online catalog allows easy access to the collection. The library is free to the public.