The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Campus map showing the approach to the Van Pelt book drop


Van Pelt Library is located between 34th and 36th streets below Walnut. To reach the front of the building, walk down the 36th street walk from 36th street or Woodland walk from 34th street. When you are facing the stairs to the first floor main entrance, the book drop and the accessible entrance are on the right side of the building on the ground floor.


Van Pelt Accessible Entrance and Book Drop Wide Shot


Van Pelt Accessible Entrance and Book Drop Close Up