Logan Library

1333 Wagner Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-2916
(Wagner Ave. & Old York Rd.)
215-685-9156

Open today 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, 2/16 Closed
Monday, 2/17 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed
Tuesday, 2/18 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 2/19 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, 2/20 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*
Friday, 2/21 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 2/22 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • * Monday had hour changes – Presidents' Day
  • * Thursday had hour changes – Due to staff development.
Sunday Closed
Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

  • Thu., Mar. 19 : Opening at 2:00 PM Due to staff development.
  • Fri., Apr. 10 : Closed Good Friday
  • Sun., Apr. 12 : Closed Easter
  • Thu., Apr. 16 : Opening at 2:00 PM Due to staff development.
  • Thu., May. 21 : Opening at 2:00 PM Due to staff development.
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Facilities

  • Baby changing station
  • Book drop box
  • Computers for public use
  • Electrical outlets available
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Meeting space (reservation required)
  • Photocopier (black/white)
  • Printing (black/white)
  • Public restrooms
  • Scanner
  • Self-service checkout
  • Street parking
  • Street parking (free)
  • Study rooms
  • Water fountain
  • Wireless internet access (wi/fi)

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Upcoming Events

Literacy Lab

Sat, Feb 22, 12:00 P.M.

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. The…

Literacy Lab

Sat, Feb 22, 2:00 P.M.

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. The…

Diaspora of Delights Storytelling

Sat, Feb 22, 2:00 P.M.

Storyteller, performance poet and singer Vernyce Dannells brings stories from a broad diaspora of delights for an afternoon of enjoyable discovery.

Theater and Storytelling Classes | Wilma Theater Portable Studio

Mon, Feb 24, 4:00 P.M.

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable…

Census 2020 - Job Fair

Tue, Feb 25, 4:00 P.M.

The Census Bureau is hiring! Stop by to talk with a Census Bureau representative about the great job opportunities available, ask questions, and…

Family Academy Courses and Training (FACT) | Basic Household Budgeting

Tue, Feb 25, 5:00 P.M.

Session is 2 hours long. Meals and childcare are available with pre-registration.  Language interpretation is available upon request. To save…

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About

Built in 1917, the Logan Branch Library serves the Logan community from the historic Carnegie building at the corner of Wagner Avenue and Old York Road.

We are part of the transformational Building Inspiration: 21st Century Libraries Initiative. Find out more here: http://www.21stcenturylibraries.org/.

History

As early as 1908 there was community interest in having a branch of the Free Library in the Logan neighborhood of Philadelphia. For the next ten years, the Logan Improvement League worked zealously towards establishing a library location. In 1915, Mrs. Philip Garrett, owner of valuable real estate in Logan, offered to donate a portion of the Garrett Estate for a public library. The Logan Branch was built during 1917-1918 using funds donated by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who committed $1.5 million in 1903 for the purpose of building Free Library of Philadelphia branches.