A directory of libraries throughout the world


Free Library of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Address: 1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

County: Philadelphia View map of all libraries in Philadelphia County.

Phone: 215-686-5300

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: Free Library of Philadelphia is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Free Library of Philadelphia (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,811,962 volumes. The library circulates 7,503,031 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,526,006 residents .

Permalink: Persistent URL for this listing
(Use this link to refer back to this listing.)

Administration: The director of the library is Siobhan A. Reardon .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Pennsylvania

Statistics Public
Service Population 1,526,006Residents
Collection size2,811,962volumes
Annual Circulation7,503,031transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2004
Previous Automation SystemDRA1995
Previous Automation SystemCLSI1985
Discovery InterfaceVuFind2015
Previous Discovery InterfaceAquaBrowser Library
Item ID TypeRFID 
RFID Tag TypeHF 
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID1068

Record History: This listing was created on Jun 15, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 1, 2023.

Updates: Corrections or Updates? Registered members of Library Technology Guides can submit updates to library listings in Registration is free and easy. Already registered? login. Or, you can report corrections just by sending a message to Marshall Breeding.

Parkway Central Library
Parkway Central Library

Related Libraries

About is a free directory of libraries throughout the world.

This directory is a component of Library Technology Guides.

This entry is from the Directory of Public Libraries in the United States.

This entry is from the Directory of Public Libraries in Pennsylvania .

Please contact Marshall Breeding to report corrections about information listed for this library.