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The Connelly Library Mission Statement

Guided by the aims of the University’s statement of its mission and goals, the mission of the Connelly Library is to promote the pursuit of knowledge by means of all appropriate media. The library faculty, assisted by library staff, has the primary responsibility for defining, developing, and organizing the library’s collections, services, and facilities necessary to this pursuit. Library faculty share with the other members of the University community the responsibility for the education of students as independent learners and critical thinkers.

Connelly Library

Directions to the Connelly Library

1900 W. Olney Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19141

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From NY, Northern NJ, New England

I-95 South to NJ Turnpike South to Exit 6 (connection to PA Turnpike); follow PA Turnpike to Exit 339 (Ft. Washington exit); to Route 309 South; 309 South becomes Ogontz Avenue. Do not bear left when Rt. 309 South splits at Ogontz Avenue. Follow Ogontz Avenue for about 5 miles until intersection of Ogontz and Olney Ave. Right on Olney Avenue to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces.

From The North

I-95 South to Route I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway), to Route 76 West. To continue, see directions from Route 76.

From The South

I-95 North to Route I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway), to Route 76 West. To continue, see directions from Route 76.

From The East

Route 42 West to Walt Whitman Bridge; from the bridge, follow Route 76 West to US 1 North (Roosevelt Expressway). To continue, see directions from Route 76.

From The West

PA Turnpike East to Exit 326 (Route 76 East, Valley Forge). To continue, see directions from Route 76.

From Route 76

Route 76 to US 1 North (Roosevelt Expressway), to Broad Street Exit (Route 611). Left on Broad Street (North), go one mile to Somerville Avenue. Left on Somerville to Ogontz Avenue. Right on Ogontz to second light (Olney Avenue). Left on Olney to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces.

Floor Maps

Lower Level

First Floor

Second Floor

Third Floor

Third Floor Mezzanine

Connelly Library • 1900 West Olney Avenue • Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: 215.951.1292 | Fax: 215.951.1549
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