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Welcome to Holy Family!

The Philadelphia Campus Library and Newtown LRC are OPEN! See our hours here. 

Need help? You can reach an HFU librarian by chat, email, or by leaving us a voice message. And, as always, our digital resources are available to you 24/7/365!

  • Contact an HFU librarian via the blue Chat With a Librarian tab during the following hours:
    • M-Th 7:30 AM - 10 PM
    • Friday 7:30 AM - 4 PM
    • Sunday 12 PM - 8 PM
    • Librarians across the country can help you when HFU librarians are unavailable. Chat is staffed by professional librarians 24/7/365. Click the "Chat with a Librarian" tab on the right to get started. 
  • Email us at  
    • In most cases, Holy Family librarians will respond to your emails within a day.
  • You may leave us a message at 267-341-3315 and we'll return your call Sunday~Friday during normal business hours.

All your research will start with the library web page (

  • To locate articles using our Research Databases, you'll need your Canvas login  - your Holy Family email address and password. 
  • If you need help with your password, contact the IT Help desk at 267-341-3402.
  • We're now offering curbside pick-up of books and other items. Use the "HOLD" function in the catalog under "Resources" on our main webpage ( Link to the flyer below for more information. 

Use the tabs to the left to get started with research. For information about Citing Sources, click here. 

Can't find it at HFU? You can also request books and articles from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan.


Welcome back, Tigers!

Welcome back to our school community! We are always trying to make the library a better place for students so that they are successful on their path to graduation.

The library and LRC-Newtown buildings are now OPEN, but you can always opt to do much of your research from off-campus. Have a question? Reach a librarian by phone, email, or chat so we can help you as soon as possible!

  • Phone: 267-341-3315
  • Email:  
  • Chat: Click the Chat with a Librarian tab on the right to get started. 

Your research will begin at the library web page

  • To locate articles using our Research Databases, you'll need your Canvas login, which is your Holy Family email address and password. 
  • If you need help with your password, please contact the HelpDesk
  • For information about Citing Sources, click here. 

Can't find the book you are looking for? Navigate here for information about Interlibrary Loan Requests. 

Philadelphia Library

Monday - Thursday   7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday *CLOSED*
Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

LRC Newtown

           Tuesday           10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

*ATTENTION: The LRC is only open on these specified days and times.*

*NEW!* Curbside Pickup & Home Delivery!

Want to stay well-read in a pandemic? Come through or stay home -- either way, we have you covered! Read the flyer below to learn how you can check-out books without leaving your car or your house.


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