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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 '''San Francisco Public Library's''' Little Maga/Zine Collection documents the alternative press of the San Francisco Bay Area. Little magazines and zines from almost every literary movement covering the 1940s onward may be found here. In addition to the core collection, ephemera is collected, and a reference collection on the history of little magazines and zines is being developed. The Little Maga/Zine Collection holds over 3,860 items (more than 1,000 titles) 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://sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/bookarts.htm) 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–5. Closed Monday. No appointment is necessary.
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==Contact==
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The Little Maga/Zine Collection
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Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections
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San Francisco Public Library
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100 Larkin Street
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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(Attn: Andrea Grimes)
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Phone: 415.557.4560
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Email: bookarts@sfpl.org
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For more information, or to have a zine considered for the collection, please contact us at:
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== External Links ==
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*[http://www.sfpl.org Official website]
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The Little Maga/Zine Collection
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000001101Little Maga/Zine Collection Finding Aid]
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Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections
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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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San Francisco Public Library
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*[http://sfpl.org/pdf/libraries/main/bookarts/ZinesFlyer.pdf Call for Zines]
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100 Larkin Street
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000057101 Best of the Bay]
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San Francisco, CA 94102
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(Attn: Andrea Grimes)
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Phone: 415.557.4560
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Email: bookarts@sfpl.org
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== '''External Links''' ==
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Official website [http://www.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/zines/zines.htm]
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Little Maga/Zine Collection Finding Aid [http://www.sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/zines/zinetitles.htm]
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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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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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