With more than 5 million volumes spread amongst its 49 branches, three regional libraries, the Parkway Central Library, and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, the Free Library of Philadelphia is the tenth largest public library system in the country. The Free Library of Philadelphia offers a vast collection of rare books, including one of the world's most comprehensive anthologies of Charles Dickens' work, in addition to many programs dedicated to improving the literacy and professional advancement of Philadelphians. Attracting more than 6 million visits annually and providing 950 public computers, the Free Library is one of the most widely used educational and cultural institutions in Philadelphia.
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