Due to concerns related to COVID-19 the Library Company of Philadelphia will be closed to the public through July 6th. Please check back closer to that date for details about our re-opening.
Explore our digital resources and online learning community.

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.

Holidays

The Library Company will observe the following holidays in 2020/2021:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Monday, Jan 20, 2020
President’s Day – Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Memorial Day – Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day – Friday, July 3, 2020 (Observed)
Labor Day – Monday, September 7, 2020
Thanksgiving-  Thursday & Friday – November 25 & 26, 2020
Holiday Closing –  Thursday, Dec 24, 2019 – Friday, Jan 1, 2020

Contact Information

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

Graphic Arts 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.