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.

Holidays

The Library Company will observe the following holidays in 2019/2020:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Monday, Jan 21, 2019
President’s Day – Monday, Feb 18, 2019
Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day – Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day – Monday, September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving-  Thursday & Friday – November 28 & 29
Holiday Closing –  Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019 – Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020

Contact Information

General Information & Reading Room: (215) 546-3181 or cking@librarycompany.org

Print Department: (215) 546-3181 or printroom@librarycompany.org

Fax: (215) 546-5167

Location

Address:
Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street
Philadelphia, Pa. 19107

We are located on Locust Street, between Broad Street and 13th Street in Center City Philadelphia, a few blocks from City Hall and one block east of the Academy of Music. There are several parking lots nearby.

Philadelphia is easily accessible by plane, train, or automobile. Amtrak service is frequent on the Northeast Corridor line between Washington and Boston. Most major airlines serve Philadelphia International AirportSEPTA commuter trains, various limousine services, and taxis provide quick transportation from the airport to Center City or University City.