Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Address and Contact Information

209 S. 33rd St.Philadelphia, PA 19104-6317 
215-898-8173 
mpalib@pobox.upenn.edu 
Accessibility information

General Information

  • Access to the library is unrestricted on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. From 5 to 10 p.m., access is restricted to holders of PennCards, Drexel IDs, Library Courtesy Cards, and Penn alumni cards. Weekend access is restricted to PennCard holders.
  • Directions from the main entrance of the David Rittenhouse Laboratory: From the main 33rd Street entrance, take the stairs straight ahead to the third floor. Turn left and go straight through the double-doors. Turn right, and the library is approximately halfway down the hall.