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Frankford Library Hours Change

Due to unexpected staffing levels, the hours at Frankford will be as follows beginning November 14 through December 2:

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Outside of those hours please call 215-685-1473 to inquire about materials pickup services.

You can also visit the locations page for updated hours. Frankford Library closes after December 2 for extensive renovations. Visit our renovations page to learn more.

If you have any questions, please contact the branch manager or email

Thank you for your continued support.

Community Initiative Specialist
Northeast Neighborhood Libraries

215-685-2846  |
Greater Olney Library, 5501 N. 5th Street, 19120


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Big Changes Coming to Frankford Library

From Gaspar Santos:

After the Covid 19 delay, the Frankford Renovation is fast becoming a reality.

The Frankford Library would like to invite you to take part in an upcoming meeting regarding the Frankford Library renovation on Thursday, September 15 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in person and virtually on Zoom 

During the meeting, community members will be provided an update on the building design and timeline by the project team. The project manager, architect, and Free Library staff will also be available for a question and answer session.

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Frankford Library Resumes 5 Day In Person Service

The Frankford Branch will be resuming 5-day in-person service starting Monday, August 23rd. The hours will be:

Monday-Thursday: 10am-6pm, Friday: 10am-5pm

Although in-person hours have been extended, previous Covid restrictions regarding service still apply (i.e. limited computers and assistance and limited seating).


LaBae Daniels, Branch Manager


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PAWS Coming to Northwood Park

Exciting news! PAWS is partnering with the Friends of Frankford Library & Northwood Park in Philadelphia to bring “Yes You Can and Your Pet Can Too!” classes to their community.
These grassroots groups hope to train new PAWS teams in their neighborhood to bring PAWS for Reading opportunities to their area. The FREE ‘Yes You Can’ class will help folks understand what it takes to become a PAWS for People volunteer, what is expected of their pet and how to get started.
If you are interested in learning more about PAWS for People and the process to become a volunteer with your gentle and affectionate pet, please use the link provided to register for one of the two zoom sessions in April. Once you register for the FREE class, you will receive the zoom details. If you have any questions, please reach out to Moira Stephan, Training Director
Wednesday, April 14th at 6:00 PM
Saturday, April 17th at 10:00 AM