Samuel L. Paley Library

directions & locations  |  hours  |  staff list
exterior shot of library entrance

Ground Floor map
Lecture Hall
Media Services
Special Collections Research Center

First Floor map
Current Periodicals
Interlibrary Loan/Doc. Delivery
Ask Here Desk
Think Tank

Mezzanine map
Administrative Offices
Instruction Classroom

Second Floor map
Paley Stacks: A - HX

Third Floor map
Paley Stacks: J - Z
1210 Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone Numbers

Reference Desk: 215-204-8212
Circulation Desk: 215-204-0744
[Other phone numbers]


Centrally located on Main Campus, this building holds the majority of the University Libraries' book and journal collections in most subject areas, including business, humanities, the sciences, and social sciences.

It is also home to the University Libraries' administrative offices, the Special Collections Research Center, Urban Archives, the University Archives, the microforms collections and reader/printers, and a limited number of study rooms.

Materials and associated locations