Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Adults must bring a photo ID (driver's license or other state issued ID). Children should have proper ID in the form of a birth certificate, Social Security card, passport, medical insurance card, or student ID.
All family members should bring their library cards. If you do not have a library card, our staff can sign you up.
Visits take place at various Free Library neighborhood locations, including:
- Fumo Family
- Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional
- Lillian Marrero
- Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional
Please call to choose a location.
Expanding Opportunities for Incarcerated Parents and Their Families
The Free Library’s Prison and Re-entry Services program aims to deepen all participants’ engagement with their neighborhood libraries. This toolkit was designed to help other public libraries replicate this work and launch programs of their own, like Stories Alive.