Getting There

Venue Location

Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Branch
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-686-5322

Public Transportation

Bus Routes: Several public transportation stops are within walking distance. The Free Library - Parkway Central Branch is immediately accessible via the SEPTA #7, #32, #33, #38, and #48 bus routes. Click here for more SEPTA travel information.


Parking kiosks are available on the streets surrounding the library. In addition to coins, bills and credit cards may be used for payment at these devices. The device issues a printed ticket you place inside your windshield curbside.

Philadelphia Parking Authority lot behind the library: Callowhill Street between 19th and 20th Streets: 215-683-9813.

There are two designated handicapped parking spaces on Wood Street. Enter Wood Street from 19th Street and drive towards 20th Street. The handicapped spaces will be on your left just before the wheelchair ramp by the rear library entrance.