Library Company of Philadelphia

Member
Location: 
1314 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact Phone Number: 
(215) 546-3181
Contact Email Address: 
[email protected]

The Library Company of Philadelphia is an independent research library concentrating on American society and culture from the 17th through the 19th centuries.

Free and open to the public, the Library Company houses an extensive non-circulating collection of rare books, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, prints, photographs, and works of art. The mission of the Library Company is to preserve, interpret, make available, and augment the valuable materials within its care.

The Library serves a diverse constituency throughout Philadelphia and the nation, offering comprehensive reader services, an internationally renowned fellowship program, online catalogs, and regular exhibitions and public programs.