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.

Our top talent act as leaders, guiding the evolution of libraries to best suit the needs and capabilities of our time. They strategically apply their creativity and knowledge to push the boundaries of what has been done before and ensure continuous progress for the benefit of all the students, researchers, and faculty who rely on the Penn Libraries.

Special recognition is given here to the individuals and families who helped bring and keep bright, talented specialists at the top of their fields in their work at the Penn Libraries through their leadership support of our mission: