Teen Center

The Teen Center is temporarily closed.

Wednesday, September 23 – Message from Staff

While the Field Teen Center remains closed to the public, the Parkway Central Library is opening its doors to the public Monday through Friday from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19, public services are limited to: 30-minute computers, restrooms, holds pick-up, reference services, children's book corner, and social workers.

Please return all items to the Wood Street bookdrop box, as we are practicing safety measures due to COVID-19. The dropbox is open 24/7. Daily materials pick-up program (curbside) continues to operate Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

1901 Vine Street, Ground Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Learn about limited services at the Free Library.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Teen Program | Jewelry Making

Fri, September 25, 2020 11:00 A.M.

Join us live as we create wearable art. We’ll be exploring various techniques in jewelry making. From wire wrapping to beading and chain mail! We’ll offer tips and advice for…

Virtual Teen Reading Lounge

Mon, September 28, 2020 3:30 P.M.

Teen Reading Lounge is an award-winning, nontraditional book club for teens ages 12-18. Teens help to create the reading list for the program and, working with trained facilitators, to design…

Virtual Teen Program | Homework Hangout

Tue, September 29, 2020 4:00 P.M.

Join us for a relaxing virtual co-working space on Instagram Live on Tuesday evenings! We'll listen to calming music, set goals, and chat about what we're working on. Bring your…

Virtual Teen Reading Lounge

Mon, October 5, 2020 3:00 P.M.

Teen Reading Lounge is an award-winning, nontraditional book club for teens ages 12-18. Teens help to create the reading list for the program and, working with trained facilitators, to design…

About


The Field Teen Center is a unique library space for youth ages 12 – 18. We provide library services to teens including a schedule of daily programs covering a variety of interests. Our collection of Young Adult fiction, comics, manga, and non-fiction is open to all for browsing and borrowing.

To book a group visit, please contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call us at 215-686-5395

 

Check out our Librarian curated Book Lists.

Teen Center Links

 

 

Age Policy


Those outside of the 12 - 18 age range are kindly asked to limit their time in the Field Teen Center to 15 minutes of active browsing, and to refrain from using the furniture and seating. We ask that those who enter this area respect the space and its intended purpose as a safe space for teens.