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

eventSpeaker Series
October 27 at 6:00 PM
Modern Spaces of Electric Light
Sandy Isenstadt
eventTrip
October 27 at 1:00 PM
St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church Tour and Organ Recital
Richard Van Fossen, Jr.
eventSpeaker Series
November 4 at 6:00 PM
Against the Loveless World
Susan Abulhawa and Ania Loomba
eventBook Club
November 4 at 3:00 PM
Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: So Say the Fallen
Lois Reibach
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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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