Six-Day Service Beginning at More Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By Administrator RSS Thu, February 15, 2024

The Free Library of Philadelphia is actively restoring six-day service to more of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves; more libraries will be added soon.

Beginning January 20, 2024Parkway Central Library will be open to the public on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

All of Parkway Central's departments will be open on Saturday as well except the Business Resource and Innovation Center, Culinary Literacy Center, Fleisher CollectionInterlibrary Loan, Map Collection, Children's Literature Research Collection, Print and Picture Collection, and Senior Services.


These locations currently operate on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m:

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!

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Thank yoU for reopening on Saturdays!🎯🎤
Bernita Mapp - Philadelphia
Friday, December 8, 2023

This is wonderful!
Terrianne - Philadelphia
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Hoping that the Parkway & City Institute branches will eventually have Saturday hours.
Lisa - Philadelphia
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Looking forward to Parkway Library opening on Saturday. I remember doing my research there through high school and college (I think it was open Sunday also)!
marilyn becker - Center City
Saturday, December 16, 2023

I going to the Wynnefield Library on January 6th of next month
Stephen E. Bynum III - Overbrook Park Library
Monday, December 18, 2023

Looking forward to the Fox Chase branch getting Saturday hours. It's a challenge to get to the library with my current work schedule and their hours.
Mary V - Fox Chase
Tuesday, December 19, 2023

When will Parkway main branch be open on Saturdays?
DL Fisher - West Philadelphia
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Any estimate on when the Roxborough branch will be open on Saturday?
Debbie - Saturday hours.
Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Is Andorra Library open on Saturdays? If not,when?
Friday, January 26, 2024

How do musicians get to play at the Saturday events? And are they paid? Thanks! Karyn
Karyn Hollis - Wynnewood
Friday, March 1, 2024