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2023 Locations & Dates

See which Free Library of Philadelphia branches the Museum will be visiting in 2023! Programs are free to attend and do not require advance registration.

2023 Revolution at the Library is supported by the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation.

The facade of the Greater Olney branch of the Philadelphia Free Library system.
 

Greater Olney

5501 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA 19120

Program Dates & Topics:
July 12, 11 a.m. - Life at Sea
Aug. 9, 11 a.m. - Spies

The brick and stone facade of the Wyoming branch library in Philadelphia.
 

Wyoming

231 E. Wyoming Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19120

Program Dates & Topics:
July 14, 1 p.m. - Spies
July 21, 1 p.m. - Under the Museum

Northeast Regional Library in Philadelphia.
 

Northeast Regional

2228 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19149

Program Dates & Topics:
Aug. 1, 3:30 p.m. - Under the Museum
Aug. 8, 3:30 p.m. - Thinking Like a Historian

The brick and stone facade of the Holmesburg branch library in Philadelphia.
Northeast Times 

Holmesburg

7810 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136

Program Dates & Topics:
Aug. 7, 3 p.m. - Thinking Like a Historian
Aug. 21, 3 p.m. - Spies

The Bustleton Library in Philadelphia.
 

Bustleton

11099 Bustleton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19116

Program Dates & Topics:
Aug. 15, 2 p.m. - Under the Museum
Aug. 22, 2 p.m. - Life at Sea

Oak Lane Library in Philadelphia
 

Oak Lane

6614 N. 12th St., Philadelphia, PA 19126

Program Dates & Topics:
Aug. 24, 4 p.m. - Under the Museum
Sept. 21, 3:30 p.m. - Spies

The newly renovated Tacony Library in Philadelphia.
 

Tacony

6742 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135

Program Dates & Topics:
Sept. 7, Time TBD - Under the Museum
Sept. 14, Time TBD - Thinking Like a Historian

Sign on the West Oak Lane library in Philadelphia.
 

West Oak Lane

2000 E. Washington Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19138

Program Dates & Topics:
Sept. 18, 3:30 p.m. - Spies
Please Note: The Sept. 11 program has been cancelled.

Free Library of Philadelphia logo red circle with white text.
 

Wadsworth

1500 Wadsworth Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150

Program Dates & Topics:
Sept. 15, Time TBD - Under the Museum
Sept. 22, Time TBD - Spies

Past Locations

See which Free Library of Philadelphia branches the Museum visited in 2022. Programs were free to attend and did not require advance registration. The Museum provided free transportation and gallery access for each branch's Museum visit.

2022 Revolution at the Library was supported by a generous grant from IMLS.

Richmond Library in Philadelphia
 

Richmond Branch

2987 Almond Street
Northeast Regional Library in Philadelphia.
 

Northeast Regional Branch

2228 Cottman Avenue
Torresdale Library in Philadelphia
 

Torresdale Branch

3079 Holmes Avenue
Oak Lane Library in Philadelphia
 

Oak Lane Branch

6614 N. 12th Street
Thomas F. Donatucci Library in Philadelphia
 

Thomas F. Donatucci Branch

1935 W. Shunk Street
Paschalville Library in Philadelphia
 

Paschalville Branch

6942 Woodland Avenue
Haddington Library in Philadelphia
 

Haddington Branch

446 N. 65th Street
Kingsessing branch of the Philadelphia Free Library system.
 

Kingsessing Branch

1201 S. 51st Street
Lucien Blackwell Library in Philadelphia
 

Lucien E. Blackwell Branch

125 S. 52nd Street
Joseph Coleman Northwest Regional Library
 

Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Branch

68 W. Chelten Avenue
Free Library Philadelphia Parkway Central
 

Parkway Central Branch

1901 Vine Street

Contact Us

For more information or questions about the Revolution at the Library program, contact Family Programs Manager Rebecca Franco at [email protected].