Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. Current students, faculty, and staff with a valid Penn card, as well as Alumni Weekend attendees with name badges, may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.


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In 1998, Rebecca Pepper Sinkler, College of General Studies 1975, L.H.D. 1991, established a Library fund in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Penn Library.

Editor of the New York Times Book Review for six years, Ms. Sinkler was an enthusiastic Penn Library Overseer, who understood the importance of the Library to the Penn community.