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.

Programs at the Penn Libraries — including lecture series, symposia, and public events — further our ongoing commitment to meaningful engagement with individuals, institutions, and communities. By bringing distinguished scholars to campus to engage with our distinctive collections, these programs and foster conversation, scholarship, and discovery. Support for programs enhances how the Penn Libraries can encourage scholarly exploration into new academic frontiers, both within the University community and beyond.

Past and current programs made possible by donor support include:


For more information about the Penn Libraries and how you can make an impact, please contact Sam Duplessis, Interim Director of Advancement.