The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce the return of six-day service at 10 of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves, so more libraries will be added soon. Beginning November 18, 2023, the following branches will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m.–5 p.m:
* Beginning December 2, 2023, Wyoming Library will join the six-day service list (delayed due to HVAC installation)
Frequently Asked Questions
How were these libraries selected?
The staffing levels at these libraries in general supported six-day service with little interruption to weekday operations.
When will more libraries be added?
More waves of libraries will be added at the beginning of the upcoming calendar year.
How will the Free Library communicate the new libraries being added to six-day service?
We will communicate the addition of libraries to six-day service on our website, social media channels, and through branch signage and the media.
How is six-day service being funded?
Six-day service is possible following the allocation of $37 million dollars, spread over five years from the Kenney administration and City Council.
The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to expand access to more neighborhood branches as we continue improving staffing efforts system-wide. Find a Free Library branch near you!