The City of Philadelphia has declared a Heat Health Emergency beginning at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, June 29. It will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, or longer if conditions merit an extension. Seven neighborhood library locations will serve as designated cooling centers with extended evening hours.
At these libraries, residents can get out of the heat and into an air-conditioned space with access to books, computers, wireless internet, and other library amenities. Masks are strongly encouraged.
Below are the neighborhood library locations that will serve as cooling centers, along with their extended hours: