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== '''San Francisco Public Library''' ==
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Founded in 1966, the '''San Francisco Public Library's''' Little Maga/Zine Collection documents the alternative press of the San Francisco Bay Area. Little magazines representing almost every literary and social movement from the 1940s onward may be found here. The library started collecting [[zines]] in 1991. Ephemera and reference materials on the history of little magazines and zines also included. The collection holds over 4,000 items (more than 1,000 titles) accessible through a finding aid and online catalog.
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Founded in 1966, the Little Maga/Zine Collection at the '''San Francisco Public Library''' documents the alternative press of the San Francisco Bay Area and its attending influence on the cultural, social and political life of San Francisco. Little magazines and zines form the core of the collection, covering the 1940s onward. A selection of little mags and zines that have been influential or connected with San Francisco in some way may also be found here. Ephemera is collected as well. The collection holds over 3,860 items and is considered one of the most important collections of its kind in a public library.  
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Considered one of the most important collections of its kind in a public library, the Little Maga/Zine Collection is located in the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center on the sixth floor of the Main Library.
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The collection is open to the public Monday through Thursday: 10-6; Friday: 12 Noon-6; Saturday: 10–6; Sunday: 12 Noon–5. No appointment is necessary.  
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Located in the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center http://www.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/zines/zines.htm
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==Contact==
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on the sixth floor of the Main Library, the collection is open to the public Tuesday through Thursday: 10-6; Friday: 12 Noon-6: Saturday: 10–6; Sunday: 12 Noon– 6. Closed Monday. No appointment is necessary.
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For more information or to have a zine considered for the collection contact us at:
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The Little Maga/Zine Collection
The Little Maga/Zine Collection
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Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections
Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections
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San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco Public Library
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100 Larkin Street
100 Larkin Street
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San Francisco, CA 94102
San Francisco, CA 94102
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(Attn: Andrea Grimes)
(Attn: Andrea Grimes)
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Phone: 415.557.4560
Phone: 415.557.4560
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Email: bookarts@sfpl.org
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Email bookarts@sfpl.org)
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== External Links ==
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*[http://www.sfpl.org Official website]
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== '''External Links''' ==
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000001101Little Maga/Zine Collection Finding Aid]
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Official website [http://www.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/zines/zines.htm]
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0200000201 Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center]
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*[http://sfpl.org/pdf/libraries/main/bookarts/ZinesFlyer.pdf Call for Zines]
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Little Maga/Zine Collection Finding Aid [http://www.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/zines/zinetitles.htm]
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000057101 Best of the Bay]
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Call for Zines [http://www.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/zines/ZinesFlyer.pdf]
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Best of the Bay [http://www.sfbg.com/2006bob/classics.php#Gems]
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[[Category: Zine Library]]
[[Category: Zine Library]]

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Founded in 1966, the San Francisco Public Library's Little Maga/Zine Collection documents the alternative press of the San Francisco Bay Area. Little magazines representing almost every literary and social movement from the 1940s onward may be found here. The library started collecting zines in 1991. Ephemera and reference materials on the history of little magazines and zines also included. The collection holds over 4,000 items (more than 1,000 titles) accessible through a finding aid and online catalog.

Considered one of the most important collections of its kind in a public library, the Little Maga/Zine Collection is located in the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center on the sixth floor of the Main Library.

The collection is open to the public Monday through Thursday: 10-6; Friday: 12 Noon-6; Saturday: 10–6; Sunday: 12 Noon–5. No appointment is necessary.

Contact

The Little Maga/Zine Collection Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA 94102 (Attn: Andrea Grimes) Phone: 415.557.4560 Email: bookarts@sfpl.org

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