Logan Library

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

Are you a Karaoke-loving kid, aged 11 - 18?  Join us most Wednesdays, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., and sing it with us!

 

Open today until 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, 11/19 Closed
Monday, 11/20 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 11/21 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 11/22 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.*
Thursday, 11/23 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Closed
Friday, 11/24 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 11/25 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • * Wednesday has hour changes – preparation for the Thanksgiving Day holiday
  • * Thursday has hour changes – Thanksgiving Day
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 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Closures

  • Wed., Nov. 22 : Open 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM preparation for the Thanksgiving Day holiday
  • Thu., Nov. 23 : Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Fri., Dec. 22 : Open 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM preparation for the Christmas Day holiday
  • Sat., Dec. 23 : Closed Christmas Day (Observed)
  • Sun., Dec. 24 : Closed Christmas Day (Observed)
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Upcoming Events

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, Nov 21, 6:00 P.M.

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world?   Do you want to be a part of builidng…

Poetry Writing Workshop

Wed, Dec 6, 4:00 P.M.

Join us for a three-week poetry writing workshop, followed by a live Poetry Slam.  Please plan to attend all three sessions of the…

Organizing for Youth

Thu, Dec 7, 4:30 P.M.

Are you concerned about your neighborhood, our country, and the world?  Would you like to be part of some solutions?   Join us for…

Reading and Tea | Senior Book Club

Thu, Dec 14, 2:00 P.M.

Do love to read?  Do you like to talk?  Then join us for a book club.  Our first selection is Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes…

Logan Library's Jumping Jamboree

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00 P.M.

Make merry music with your own hand crafted musical instrument.  We will make them ourselves!  All supplies will be…

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00 P.M.

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world?   Do you want to be a part of builidng…

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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.