Location and Hours

The San Francisco Law Library serves the public and the legal community at its centrally located library near mid-Market and the Civic Center between 7th and 8th Streets, across from the UN Plaza.

1145 Market Street, 4th Floor                                                                        
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 554-1772
Fax: (415) 863-4022

Please see our homepage for law library hours and for special announcements.


The library entrance is at the front of the building, at 1145 Market Street, between 7th and 8th. Enter on the south side of Market—on the right when facing the Ferry Building. The library is on the fourth floor. The back of the building is on Stevenson Street.


The Soma Grand Garage is at 1160 Mission Street. The garage also has an entrance on Stevenson Street. The best way to enter the garage is from Mission Street.


From BART or MUNI underground, use the Civic Center Station. Exit B3 from the station is the closest to the library entrance. Other exits from the station are to UN Plaza (across Market Street) 7th Street, and 8th Street. There is an elevator to the station directly across from the library on Market Street.

Bike Parking

On demand bike parking is available via BikeLink in the Civic Center Station for five cents per hour (or three cents on weekends) with a BikeLink card

Holiday Closings at the Law Library 

San Francisco cityscape