Featured Collections

The Penn Libraries' global collections encompass hundreds of languages and scripts across a broad range of subject areas, preserving the rich cultural and scholarly record from Africa, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South Asia. Read about some of our unique recent acquisitions.

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Award-Winning Children's Books

This new collection centers diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Find a selection on the first floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.

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  • Event
March 27, 2023

Penn Walks 2 Wellness: Online Learning at Penn

Penn Walks 2 Wellness are led by staff, faculty, and students across campus, who will start each walk by briefly talking about a topic of their choice.

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Starting location: Benjamin Franklin statue in front of College Hall
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
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  • Event
March 27, 2023

Battle of the Bots

Watch as robots built by Penn students go head-to-head in a variety of challenges including obstacle courses, balloon wars, and more.

  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Goldstein Electronic Classroom (Room 114), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff