We are an historic and vibrant, Philadelphia-centered and member-supported circulating library, research archive, and cultural forum dedicated to harnessing our resources — our expert staff, our collections of books, art and architecture treasures, and our National Historic Landmark Building — to strengthen our growing urban community through cultural engagement and fellowship.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

eventVirtual Speaker Series
June 22 at 6:00 PM
Leveraging Legacy: 30 Years of Community Centered Design
Tya Winn
eventVirtual Speaker Series
June 24 at 6:00 PM
How America Decided to Dominate: The Birth of Armed Supremacy in World War II
Stephen Wertheim
eventBook Club
July 1 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: No Man's Nightingale
Lois Reibach
eventCourse
July 7 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone d'Histoire: Charles Baudelaire
Eric Simonis
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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia operates the Regional Digital Imaging Center (RDIC), which provides digital imaging and printing services to members and clients, featuring a Cruse CS 220 ST model scanner. LEARN MORE

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