Books, periodicals and electronic resources in biblical studies, Jewish religion, Christian and world religions, history, art, literature, ethics and philosophy. Resources in Hebrew, English and other languages.
LibrariesMost synagogues and Jewish schools maintain reference and circulating libraries of varying sizes. For lending policies, contact individual institutions.
Features local U.S. history, the notable rare book and manuscript collections formed by Adolph Sutro, and the largest genealogy collection west of Salt Lake City.
Collection includes Torah scrolls, ritual objects and prayer books available to extended community for ceremonial and educational purposes and may be borrowed free of charge.
Tauber Holocaust Library houses over 13,000 volumes, an archive of 2,000 recorded oral histories, and many rare artifacts, memorabilia and images documenting the Holocaust. Free and open to the public by appointment.