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Back to Normal-ish!
Jenkins has reopened to all visitors with no appointment necessary! * As of Monday, September 13 our onsite hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors must wear masks in our space and also in our building's lobby and elevators. The library stacks are open for browsing and all the computer workstations...
Bookmobile
Want a book from our collection? We have staff in the library Monday through Friday and can pull whatever material you need for curbside pickup at 1801 Market Street from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. In Center City we can also arrange to have a courier deliver the books right to you! To borrow material,...

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Tomorrow is Constitution Day, an annual observance held on September 17th to celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Jenkins had hoped to be able to celebrate this memorable day and the reopening of the library after the pandemic together with our members and friends...
Did you know that the FOIA Project ( FOIAproject.org ) has a Brief Bank that collects “substantive briefs, motions, and testimony related to FOIA cases”? The FOIA Project aims to “provide the public with timely and complete information about every instance in which the federal government grants or...
The local level governments in Pennsylvania consist of counties, cities, boroughs, and townships. These local levels (also called "municipalities") may have ordinances or laws compiled into local codes. Many Pennsylvania municipalities provide free online access to their codes through a third-party...