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

eventConcert
December 9 at 6:00 PM
Allegro Presents: The Return of Jordan Dodson
Jordan Dodson with Brandon Patrick George
eventSpeaker Series
December 13 at 6:00 PM
Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past
Richard Cohen
eventVirtual Speaker Series
December 14 at 2:00 PM
Le Cercle Francophone: Jules Dumont d'Urville
Eric Simonis
eventBook Club
December 20 at 12:00 PM
Books with Beth: One Hundred Saturdays by Michael Frank
Beth Hessel
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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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