The Library will closed on President’s Day, Monday, February 18, 2019.

Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Library Company follows the policy of the School District of Philadelphia for all weather related closings and delayed openings.
Please continue to check our website for current information.

Beginning January 2, 2019 the Print Department Reading Room hours will be 9:00am-4:45 pm, Monday-Thursday/Appointments preferred.


The front facade of The Library Company of Philadelphia at 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA.


A photo of the Library Company of Philadelphia first floor Reading Room filled with researchers.


Group of well-dressed women posed before a large gate.

For Scholars

A researcher using the Library Company of Philadelphia collections in the first floor Reading Room.

For Educators

The 2013 Summer Seminar for School Teachers participants with Richard S. Newman.

Upcoming Exhibition

Stylish Books: Designing Philadelphia Furniture

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