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Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

A stunning Beaux-Arts building along the culture-heavy Benjamin Franklin Parkway serves as the hub for the Free Library of Philadelphia, which includes 61 neighborhood libraries. In addition to typical library activities—borrowing books and free Internet—visitors to the Parkway Central Library can explore a massive collection of notable and rare works by Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Beatrix Potter and others. The library hosts author readings and lectures, special exhibitions and events all year long.

Credit: Photo by J. Smith for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture

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