Community Center

 

Hours: Monday thru Friday: 10am – 1pm • Wednesday Evening: 6pm to 9pm
Office: 215-627-6562 or 215-627-NLNA

The Northern Liberties Community Center is located at
700 N. 3rd St., 1st Floor,
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Volunteers share shifts at the office, while weekly kids events take place in the main room. Feel free to stop in. (There’s an office entrance on Faimount)

The Yard is under construction until August (fingers crossed!). Please bear with us while we improve this open space to better accommodate the neighborhood.

Recycle Bins will not be available while construction is under way.

Want to hold your event
at the Community Center?

If you’re interested in renting the Community Center please fill out the form below, and contact Anne at awaginger@aol.com to confirm that your date is available. (Scheduling is subject to availability).

After your date is confirmed, send a check to hold your reservation.
The check should be mailed and made out to:
NLNA
700 N. Third Street
Philadelpha, PA 19123
ATTEN: CC Rental

Alternatively you can drop your check into our mail slot in the Fairmount Ave. entrance.

Check Availability for the date you want by clicking here.

Click here to take a quick tour…

Fees
The fee for a party or any event with food and drink (NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED) is $200. For a seminar, class, committee meeting, or the like the fee is $70. Local non-profits pay $50 for a seminar, class, or the like and $150 for an event where food and beverages are served. Contact Anne at awaginger@aol.com before submitting the reservation form to confirm your fee.

Usage Guidelines 
Meeting organizers are responsible for all arrangements (food, beverage, and clean up). Please keep the event within the confines of the main room of the Community Center. The office area is off limits and use of office equipment is not permitted. The Yard is also off limits.

Plan for time at the end of your event to clean up the space when making your reservation. Please bag your trash with consideration and make use of the recycling bins. 

The Community Center has neighbors and tenants. Please keep this in mind. You are responsible for the conduct of your participants. No loud music.

In case of fire please exit the building immediately and call 911.

Please complete the Community Center Reservation Form below.

NOTE: if you do not receive a confirmation e-mail your meeting has not been scheduled
Remember to allow enough time to set up for your event.
Remember to allow enough time to clean up after your event.
Click and drag your mouse to sign on the line above.

Alcohol, open fire and electrical appliances are prohibited.

The NLNA is not responsible for incidents or actions associated with your group’s use of the Community Center space.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail from the Rental Coordinator, Anne Waginger, your meeting has not been scheduled. You can contact her directly at awaginger@aol.com

Community Center Use: The completed Reservation Form must be submitted at least ten (10) days prior to the requested event date but no longer than two months before. Scheduling is subject to availability.

Meeting organizers are responsible for all arrangements (food, beverage, ice, deliveries, and clean up).

Please keep the event within the confines of the main room of the Community Center. The office area is off limits (use of office equipment is not allowed). The yard is also off limits.

Abuse of the space will result in your group no longer being welcome to use the Community Center for your events. If the alarm is triggered due to improper exit or entry a charge of $25 will be assessed.

The Community Center has neighbors and tenants. Please keep this in mind. You are responsible for the behavior of your participants. No loud music.

Wipe up any spills to protect the floors. Please report any problems.

The primary contact is solely responsible for leaving the Community Center in the condition it was found.

Garbage & recycling bins can be found behind the black metal door. (Extra bags are stored in the closet next to the sink.)

Blue recycling bins are to be used for clean paper, plastic, and glass only. (No food waste or recyclables contaminated with food waste can go in the recycling) Also, no plastic bags.

If you are using the space for a recurring meeting and have been given a key, the person opening up should disarm the system (after a brief orientation by office staff) and keep only the front door unlocked for your participants to use.

After everyone has left, turn off the lights and heat, and rearm the system before you, the last person exiting, leave the building (there is a 30 second delay before the alarm goes off).

In case of a Fire please exit the building immediately and call 911.