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.
Jewish library for children, teenagers and adults: biographies, inspiration, Holocaust, history, Israel, Jewish law, Judaism for beginners, novels, relationships, self-help, women's topics, and more.
Wide-ranging circulating collection of books, CDs and DVDs can be accessed at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto. Free and open to the public.
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.
Free to the public, Northern California's largest collection of Jewish media features hundreds of DVDs and videotapes covering a vast spectrum of the Jewish experience.
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 12,000 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.
The Jewish Community Library’s JCCSF branch offers a wide selection of books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks available to learners of all ages, all at no charge.