Children's Department

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5369

Open today 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, 2/17 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, 2/18 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Closed
Tuesday, 2/19 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 2/20 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, 2/21 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, 2/22 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, 2/23 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • * Monday had hour changes – Presidents' Day
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

  • Fri., Apr. 19 : Closed Good Friday
  • Sun., Apr. 21 : Closed Easter
  • Mon., May. 27 : Closed Memorial Day
  • Thu., Jul. 4 : Closed Independence Day
  • Mon., Sep. 2 : Closed Labor Day
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Facilities

  • Baby changing station
  • Children's only restroom
  • Electrical outlets available
  • Photocopier (black/white)
  • Printing (black/white)
  • Wireless internet access (wi/fi)

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Upcoming Events

Play Group

Tue, Feb 19, 11:30 A.M.

Creative Play for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m., after Storytime. Socialize with other families, make new…

Kids Yoga

Tue, Feb 19, 4:00 P.M.

Children are invited to practice yoga with us through exciting activities like yoga stories, yoga songs, yoga games, yoga adventures, hands-on…

Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, Feb 20, 11:00 A.M.

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Encore Wednesday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central…

Lego Club

Thu, Feb 21, 4:00 P.M.

Join Miss Keyoniafor Lego Club every other Thursday from 4-5pm.  Build a kit or make a creation of your own design!  This program is…

Electric Dance!

Fri, Feb 22, 4:00 P.M.

Let's explore the thrilling excitement of dance! Join us for a read-aloud story & dane workshop. Ages 2-12. Children age 6 & under…

Wooden Block Party!

Sat, Feb 23, 11:00 A.M.

Join us in the CCD Story Hour Room for fun with big wooden blocks.  What will you build?  This is program is recommended for children of…

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The Central Library Children's Department represents the largest collection of children's books and special materials in the Delaware Valley. Special collections and services include children's books in 55 languages and the Marilyn Klein Preschool Center featuring furniture specially designed for toddlers.