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

eventBook Club
Tuesday, April 16 at 12:00 PM
Read With Us: Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo
Enaj Leotaud
eventTrip
Wednesday, April 17 at 5:30 PM
Young Friends Tour of BOK
Athenaeum Young Friends
eventSpeaker Series
Friday, April 19 at 3:00 PM
Taste of the Opera: Madame Butterfly
Dr. Lily Kass
eventDiscussion Group
Monday, April 22 at 1:00 PM
Conversational Spanish Group
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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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