We are the Social Science and History Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Visit us at the Parkway Central Library and view our extensive history, social science, and genealogy book collections! Need some more information for that history paper you're working on? Curious about social issues like civil rights, women's rights, family dynamics, politics, war, drug and alcohol use, poverty, true crime...and more? Researching your family history? We're here for you!
While you're here, don't miss the Map Collection with historical maps of Philadelphia, or the Regional Foundation Center with information for non-profits and grant seekers.