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Free Library of Philadelphia

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.

Hours

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

Admission

Free.

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

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  Events

Historical Images of Philadelphia: Digital Collection
Through May 1
Children's Literature: Digital Collection
Through May 1
Central Library's 75th Anniversary Collection
Through May 1
Theatre Collection: Digital Collection
Through May 1
Podcast: Elaine Welteroth
Through May 1
Automobile Reference Digital Collection
Through May 1
Maps - Digital Collection
Through May 1
Virtual: Teen Reading Lounge
Through April 26
Making Her Mark: Philadelphia Women Fight for the Vote: Self-Guided Tour
Through August 31
The Art Librarian is IN
April 21 – May 13
Encontrar Nuestra Voz: Taller de Poesía
April 22
Virtual Sundays on Stage: Dreams of Land with Hua Hua Zhang
April 25
Virtual Book Discussion Group
April 29
Write a 10-Minute Play!
April 29
Virtual Program: Edible Alphabet English
April 29 – June 10
Virtual First Chapter Friday
April 30
Virtual Sundays on Stage: The Principles of Hip Hop: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun with Hip Hop Fundamentals
May 16
Virtual Sundays on Stage: The Principles of Hip Hop: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun with Hip Hop Fundamentals
May 16