The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Address and Contact Information

Evans Building
240 South 40th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6041
Accessibility information

Information for All Visitors

Access to the Dental Library is limited to Penn Dental School affiliates. Outside visitors need to obtain special permission to visit the library. Email for more information.

Research services

For in-depth reference assistance, problems with citation management software, workshop requests, and systematic review assistance, please contact Head Librarian Laurel Graham at 215-898-8978 or at
To schedule a consultation, use this form.

For all other inquires (book requests, ready-reference questions, room reservations, etc.) please visit the circulation desk, fill out an inquiry form, or e-mail library staff at