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 Library and Archives Services Notice

We are open by appointment and providing remote reference services while the Perelman Building remains closed. Please email or to schedule an appointment.

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Perelman Building Library Reading Room interior

Hours: By appointment only

Location: 2nd Floor, Perelman Building

We are open to the public. Access is free. Just request a Researcher’s Pass at the Perelman Building entrance.

Materials require advance paging, which occurs twice daily (once in the morning and in the afternoon). Feel free to call in advance so that your research can begin as soon as you arrive.

Location and Map

Perelman Building exterior from southeast

Perelman Building

Located at the intersection of Pennsylvania and Fairmount Avenues, the Perelman Building is a short walk from the main building. Inside its Art Deco exterior, you’ll find cutting-edge photography, fashion, and contemporary art and design.

2525 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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