Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe.
If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20 to 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22

Education & learning

Get a library card

If you live, work, pay taxes, or go to school in Philadelphia, you can get a library card for free. When you have a library card, you can borrow from the Free Library of Philadelphia’s huge collection of books, movies, music, magazines, online resources, and more.

To get started: