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.

Furness Shakespeare Library

The Furness Shakespeare Library houses current scholarship in the Furness Collection, where it may be accessed during the hours Van Pelt-Dietrich Library is open. These books are non-circulating. Older materials in the Furness Collection must be consulted in the nearby Kislak Center Reading Room.

Rows of bookcases filled with books in the Furness Shakespeare Library.

Accordion List

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Water in spill-resistant containers is allowed, but food and other drinks are not allowed.

Location

628 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, 6th floor
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

Campus map
Floor plan

Location and Accessibility

Accessibility

For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Clearance to approach table
  • Table with accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance

Lighting

  • Natural and/or non-fluorescent light

Nearby Bathrooms

The women's and men's bathrooms have one accessible bathroom stall each. The bathrooms are located off the curator's corridor, north of the Kislak elevators.  The nearest gender-neutral bathroom is on the 5th floor, west of the Kislak elevators. (see floor plan)

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance, ground floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

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