Discovery Tour: The Library Company of Philadelphia

Founded in 1731, the library that once served our founding fathers now serves the nation as an internationally renowned research center. Since the days of Benjamin Franklin, the collection has grown to more than half a million rare books, manuscripts, pamphlets, broadsides, prints, and photographs, making the Library Company one of the nation’s largest collections of printed and graphic materials relating to early American history. There are many ways that you can explore America’s first lending library.

This is an in-person, off-site course. Tour will meet at the Library Company of Philadelphia located at 1314 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Please bring a notepad and something to write with.