The Logan Library will be closed through November 3, 2017. Due to extensive building renovation. During this time we encourage you to visit the following nearby libraries:

Logan Library

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

Library is temporarily closed.

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Upcoming Events

Plant in the Fall, Bloom in the Spring

Thu, Nov 9, 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Plant spring-blooming bulbs with us outside our newly renovated library. Bulbs and some garden tools will be provided.  If you have your own…

Poetry Writing Workshop

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

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

Reading and Tea | Senior Book Club

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

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…

Jumping Jamboree@ the LIbrary!

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

Make melodious music with your very own musical instrument.  We will hand craft them ourselves!  All supplies will be provided. …

Poetry Slam!

Wed, Dec 27, 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

We've worked for three weeks, writing and crafting our poetry.  Now it's time to join us for a live Poetry Slam! Space may be limited.


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:


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.