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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 from almost every literary movement covering 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 are included. The collection holds over 4,000 items (more than 1,000 titles) accessible through a finding aid; the collection is currently being cataloged online.  
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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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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 (http://sfpl.org/librarylocations/main/bookarts/bookarts.htm) on the sixth floor of the Main 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.  
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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==Contact==
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For more information, or to have a zine considered for the collection, contact the library at:
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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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The Little Maga/Zine Collection
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== External Links ==
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Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections
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*[http://www.sfpl.org Official website]
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San Francisco Public Library
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000001101Little Maga/Zine Collection Finding Aid]
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100 Larkin Street
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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, CA 94102
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*[http://sfpl.org/pdf/libraries/main/bookarts/ZinesFlyer.pdf Call for Zines]
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(Attn: Andrea Grimes)
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*[http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000057101 Best of the Bay]
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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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[[Category: Zine Library]]
[[Category: Zine Library]]

Current revision

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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