Sutro Library

Sutro Library

Learn more about Sutro Library.

The Sutro Library in San Francisco offers customers:

  • The most extensive genealogy collection west of Salt Lake City.
  • A comprehensive United States local history collection.
  • Adolph Sutro's rare book and manuscript collections.
  • Genealogical, family and local history catalogs.
  • Special indexes, guides, and bibliographies.

Sutro Library materials can be accessed through the California State Library Main Catalog, and Sutro staff is available to assist in-house customers with the resources. Sutro items may be borrowed by requesting an interlibrary loan through your local public library.

Group visits may be arranged by contacting the Sutro Library.