Request for Proposals: Café Operator for San Francisco Public Library’s Main Branch.

The City is accepting proposals for an experienced café operator to serve the visitors and patrons* of the Main Branch of the City Library.

*Over 1.7 million in FY 2013-14.

Frequently Asked Questions

RFP timeline and deadlines

RFP timeline and deadlines

**dates have changed as of  4/11/2024**

Pre-Proposal Conference and Site Tour

April 26, 2024

Tour of library @ 10:00am -10:30am

Conference @ 10:30am - 11:00am


Deadline for Questions

May 9 , 2024


Deadline to Submit Proposals

May 30, 2024

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

*Q&A will be posted here after the pre-proposal conference.


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