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    Location

    375 Rhode Island Street

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Hours

    Monday through Sunday

    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    Phone

    (415) 565-0545

    Email

    info@sfcb.org


    Our Mission

    The San Francisco Center for the Book is a center of inspiration for the book arts world, featuring the art & craft of letterpress printing, bookbinding, and artists bookmaking. We are dedicated to the art of the book!


  • WORKSHOPS

    Workshop Calendar


    Core Certificate Programs in Letterpress & Bookbinding

    Our Core Certificate programs in Letterpress and Bookbinding allow for scheduling flexibility and advanced study opportunities, while continuing to offer students a comprehensive foundation in letterpress printing and bookbinding. Read more...


    Online Store

    Exhibition Catalogs and Imprint Publications are available in our online store by clicking here or by visiting us during regular business hours.


    Gift Cards

    Gift Cards make great gifts for all occasions and San Francisco Center for the Book has them. Gift Cards can be used toward workshops and more. For your convenience, our staff can address and mail Gift Cards with letterpress card holders for you. Call (415) 565-0545 x105 or send an email to info@sfcb.org to order yours today. If you need one right away eGift cards are available here and can be emailed directly to the receipient or printed out.


     

  • EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

    Current Exhibition

    May 14 thru May 29, 2018 :: Small Sampling from a past exhibit :: Exploding the Codex


    Upcoming Events

    June 8, 2018 :: Imprint Event :: 2018 Small Plates Release Party - 10th Anniversary

    June 14 thru September 30, 2018  :: Exhibition :: The Flag on Paper

    June 14, 2018 :: Opening Reception :: The Flag on Paper

    June 21-22, 2018 :: St. Rita's Traveling Bookstore and Textural Apothecary

    June 27, 2018 ::  Miniature Book Society - A Show and Share Evening

    July 13, 2018 :: Book Talk :: TBD by Dominic Riley

    September 13, 2018 :: Book Talk :: Typewriter Jam

    September 23, 2018 :: 15th Annual Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival 

    November 6, 2018 :: Book Talk:: Art Book Show and Tell

    December 1, 2018 :: Holiday Book Arts & Crafts Fair


    For additional San Francisco Bay Area Book Arts events, check out the San Francisco Bay Area Book Arts Calendar.  Click Here.