Tree House books is on a mission to grow and sustain a community of readers, writers, and thinkers. 

Tree House Books is a Giving Library and Literacy Center headquartered in North Philadelphia. Founded in 2005, our purpose is twohold: to provide access to books and create a life with books for children and families. We aim to put books in every home in Philadelphia and encourage a love of reading and writing. 

Up and coming at Tree House Books

For the first time in ten years, Tree House Books is OPEN on SATURDAYS! Starting on April 1st and continuing through the year, we are happy to open our doors and welcome you to browse our Giving Library from 10 am to 3 pm.


Save the date and join us in celebrating Philadelphia Literacy Day!   Hosted by Tree House Books in celebration of Philadelphia as a city of readers, writers and thinkers, activities will include kick off events around the city on Friday, May 12th.  The signature event will be on May 13th from 11 am -3 pm at Smith Memorial Playground.  Guests will enjoy a large-scale Book Market, a poetry wall, free snacks, games, crafts, and more. Click here for more information. 


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