Deaf Services Centers’ Hours of Operation Expanded at Main SF Library Branch

Library officials have expanded the operating hours starting this weekend at a center in the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library that serves deaf patrons, library officials said.

The library’s deaf services center will now be open the same hours as the main library or 60 hours a week. That’s an increase of 21 hours, library officials said.

The center is located on the first floor of the main library and was closed Sundays and Mondays, according to library officials.

“Allowing our patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing to have on par access with all other library users is vital in keeping with our library mission,” city librarian Luis Herrera said.

Keith Burbank, Bay City News

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