Haverford Branch

Item Info

Item No: pdcf00196
Title: Haverford Branch
Additional Title: Ground-breaking for the Haverford Branch, 1978
Historic Street Address: 5543 Haverford Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

 5,000 signatures were collected, to petition City Council to erect a library branch for the Haddington-Carroll Park community. Funding for the new library was approved in 1976.

Seen here are Mayor Frank Rizzo, city and local dignitaries, and library patrons, at the groundbreaking ceremony in 1978. The library opened on September 5, 1979.

Located at the intersection of Haverford Avenue, 56th and Westminster Streets, the branch serves the community of Haddington-Carroll Park.

Creation Year: 1978
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.231661
Geocode Latitude:39.967624