The Library is closed due to the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Online access will continue, which requires a library card number. If you do not have a library card number please register here and you will be emailed a number.

We will keep you updated as events unfold. We will continue to work closely with the town to ensure the safety of all our patrons, and we hope that everyone continues to be healthy.

History Resources

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Owned by the IHA (Independence Hall Association) which supports our mission to educate the public about the Revolutionary and Colonial eras of American history, as well as Philadelphia generally.

  World History Matters

World History Matters is a portal to world history websites developed by the Center for History and New Media.

  Best of History Web Sites

Best of history websites, created by EdTechTeacher, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history websites and activities.

  History World

More than 1,000,000 words on world history in linked narratives, More than 10,000 events from world history to search for timelines.

  Great Websites for Kids: History and Biography

Great websites for kids Sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

Monday - Thursday, 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 PM