The PZ Project

From picture books to The Poet X, Penn Libraries are expanding and diversifying their holdings of books for young readers.

Open Treasure

Penn’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library has a message for students, alumni, and book lovers everywhere. Online or on campus, come up and see us sometime!

Strange Labyrinth

Behind the gift to Penn’s library of a very rare 17th-century book lies the moving story of an alumna scholar’s groundbreaking research and untimely death.

Browsing Penn’s Cyber Stacks

Scattered collections, brittle diaries, rare artifacts, handwritten plays, and more are flashing across computer screens worldwide, via the University's groundbreaking digital library project.