StoryCorps is pleased to partner with the San Francisco Public Library, Airbnb, KALW and KQED to record, preserve, and share the stories of the Bay Area.
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Become a Community Partner

Our goal is to make the StoryCorps recording experience accessible to all. One way we do that is by partnering with local organizations that serve diverse populations. StoryCorps interviews celebrate the voices and milestones in your community and encourage meaningful interactions between your organization and the people you serve. Community partnerships are free of charge, and conversations can be recorded in any language.

To learn more about the benefits of community partnership and our partner criteria contact

Stories from StoryCorps in San Francisco

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Kevin Berthia talks with retired California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs. They met the day Berthia tried to end his ...
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“You can hear the shopping cart coming down the sidewalk.”
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“It's definitely forced us to grow up faster than we would have otherwise.”
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“Did you ever give up hope?”
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“What do you feel you've learned from cancer?”

Visit StoryCorps in San Francisco

San Francisco Public Library
6th Floor
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA

Booth Hours
Thursday: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Schedule times and dates may vary and are subject to change. This includes major holidays.


Parking in the Civic Center area

City-Run Garages

There are several privately run garages near the Main Library in the Civic Center area as well as metered parking spaces around the Main Library.

What to Expect

For great tips on how to prepare for your recording go to our What to Expect page.

We also have a list of Great Questions you can use in your interview.

San Francisco News & Updates

StoryCorps in San Francisco re-launched last week and we have the whole story in pictures… StoryCorps in San Francisco made... Read more.

Funding for the San Francisco Storybooth Provided by

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