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Free Library of Philadelphia

Community Parkway District

Opened in 1927, the Parkway Central Library contains more than 7 million items and many special collections. The Parkway Central Library also hosts events throughout the year. While you are there, be sure to visit the H.O.M.E Page Cafe for a treat. The Rare Book Department offers tours each day at 11:00 am.


Calendar of Events
Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Through Friday, November 16

Hours
Monday - Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday - Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm

Admission
Free.

Other Information
Free Library of Philadelphia library card holders may borrow books and other materials. Non-library card holders may use the free internet services for up to one hour upon presenting a valid driver's license.

Visitor Information

Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5322 phone

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What's Nearby

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)


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Exploring the Francis Kéré exhibition with the architect. Part of the Creative Africa celebration at the Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.