Library Hours


Monday and Wednesday
12 noon - 8 pm

Tuesday and Thursday
10 am - 6 pm

Friday and Saturday
10 am - 5 pm

Sunday
1 - 5 pm



110th Anniversary Sponsors

University of Pennsylvania
Office of President Amy Gutmann
Office of the Executive Vice President
Office of Government and Community Affairs
Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services
Penn Public Safety
Penn Business Services
Penn Human Resources
Penn Libraries
Penn Medicine
Allied Barton
Max Paul of Central City Toyota
Tyco
University Family Fun Center
Post Brothers Apartments
Campus Apartments
U3 Advisors, Inc.

In-Kind Business Sponsors

Ben & Jerry's
Saxbys
Restaurant School of Walnut Hill College
McDonalds
Wawa
Allegro's Pizza
Papa John's Pizza
Corner Bakery Cafe
Chipotle
Thrive Wellness & Fitness
Take the Lead Dance Studio on Pine
University City Pin Ball
Michael's Custom Cuts

Walnut West Open Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm



New at Walnut West...


Guitar Lessons for Children and Youth

Thursdays 4 pm starting October 12.
UPENN Music Department will supply guitars and five PENN music students to teach children to read music as well as play the guitar. . Hopefully, there will a guitar recital sometime in the spring.

English Conversation Practice

Wednesdays 6pm - 7pm
Relaxed and informal. Drop-in's welcome. Library volunteers guide speakers of other languages.

Free Depression Screening

Thu Oct 5 & Fri Oct 6, 11am to 4 pm

AARP Drivers Safety Course

Thursday October 12, 10am - 4:30pm

Computer Technology

Saturday Oct. 14 and 28, 11am - 3pm presented by Redeemed Christian Church of God New Covenant Assembly

Gerrymandering, Voter Registration, and Voters Rights

Monday October 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm League of Women Voters of PA and Fair Districts of PA meeting and discussion

"Leaders of the Millenium"

A mentoring and educational program for middle-school girls, Saturday October 21, 10am - 1:30pm presented by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Anti-Bullying Panel Discussion

Saturday October 21 2pm - 4pm presentd by MEMA (Music Power and Minds Association)

Grow Your Own Herbs and Microgreens

Monday October 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Science for Kids & Teens

Thursday October 26, 4pm - 5pm UPenn Graduate students conduct fun and exciting science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Creative Writing Meetup

Monday October 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Share works in-progress, completed drafts, and the business of books.



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