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Library Hours

Summer 2023 (Monday, May 22nd – Friday, August 25th)
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: Closed *
Saturday - Sunday: Closed


*Friday, June 16th:    9am – 5pm
Friday, June 23rd:    9am – 5pm
Friday, June 30th:    9am – 5pm
Friday, July 21st:    9am – 5pm
Friday, July 28th:       9am – 5pm
Friday, August 11th:    9am – 5pm
Friday, August 18th:    9am – 5pm
Friday, August 25th:    9am – 5pm


Monday, May 29th (Memorial Day): Closed
Monday, July 3rd-Tuesday, July 4th (Independence Day): Closed


Regular hours resume Saturday, August 26th.

If you have any questions, please contact or call 415-503-6213.

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    The Library at SFCM

    The San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Library is a center with a multitude of resources, a hub for study, and everything in between. Take advantage of the extensive catalog housed at SFCM that will help you build the foundational knowledge you need to take your education to the next level. Whether it’s a treatise on sixteenth-century counterpoint or the biography of an obscure composer, the Library is the one place that has it all.

    About the Library

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    Library Catalog

    Search the world’s largest library catalog database and take advantage of information sharing on a global scale.

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    Your Library Account

    To renew books or check out details of your library account you may access your library account online.

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    SFCM Archives

    Care to dig into the past? The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is turning 100 very soon, and there is a wealth of history to explore, from former faculty to facilities to music-making.

    Visit the Archives

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    Subject Guides

    Get into the thick of things by accessing SFCM’s subject guides. These guides will lead you to anywhere you want to go.

    Subject Guides

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    Resources and Forms

    All the information you can find your way to from the Library at SFCM. This point of departure is the start that you’ve been looking for.

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