Here is a list of cooling centers provided by area counties:

Philadelphia

Visit http://oem.readyphiladelphia.org/StayCoolMap

Free Library of Philadelphia Regional and Branch Libraries

Andorra Branch
705 E Cathedral Rd
215-685-2552
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Blanche Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch
5800 Cobbs Creek Pkwy
215-685-1973
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Bushrod Branch
6304 Castor Ave
215-685-1471
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Bustleton Branch
10199 Bustleton Ave
215-685-0472
Library Branch
Tu, Th 1PM-9PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Cecil B Moore Branch
2320 Cecil B Moore Ave
215-685-2766
Library Branch
M, W 10AM-6PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Central Library
1901 Vine St
215-686-5322
Main Branch
M-Th 9AM-9PM; F 9AM-6PM; Sa 9AM-5PM; Su 1PM-5PM

Charles Durham Branch
3320 Haverford Ave
215-685-7436
Library Branch
M, W 11AM-7PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Charles Santore Branch
932 S 7th Street
215-686-1766
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Chestnut Hill Branch
8711 Germantown Ave
215-248-0977
Library Branch
M, W 1PM-9PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

David Cohen Ogontz Branch
6017 Ogontz Ave
215-685-3566
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Eastwick Branch
2851 Island Ave
215-685-4170
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Falls of Schuylkill Branch
3501 Midvale Ave
215-685-2093
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Fishtown Community Branch
1217 E Montgomery Ave
215-685-9990
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Fox Chase Branch
501 Rhawn St
215-685-0547
Library Branch
M, W 1PM-9PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Frankford Branch
4634 Frankford Ave
215-685-1473
Library Branch
M, W 11AM-7PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Fumo Family Branch
2437 S Broad St
215-685-1758
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Greater Olney Branch
5501 N 5th St
215-685-2846
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Haddington Branch
446 N 65th St
215-685-1970
Library Branch
Tu, Th 11AM-7PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Haverford Branch
5543 Haverford Ave
215-685-1964
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Holmesburg Branch
7810 Frankford Ave
215-685-8756
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Independence Branch
18 S 7th St
215-685-1633
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Katharine Drexel Branch
11099 Knights Rd
215-685-9383
Library Branch
Tu, Th 12PM-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Kensington Branch
104 W Dauphin St
215-685-9996
Library Branch
M, W 10AM-6PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Lawncrest Branch
6098 Rising Sun Ave
215-685-0549
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
919 Walnut St
215-683-3213
Library Branch
M-F 9AM-5PM

Lillian Marrero Branch
601 W Lehigh Ave
215-685-9794
Library Branch
Tu, Th 11AM-7PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Logan Branch
1333 Wagner Ave
215-685-9156
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Lovett Branch
6945 Germantown Ave
215-685-2095
Library Branch
M, W 1PM-9PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

McPherson Square Branch
601 E Indiana Ave
215-685-9995
Library Branch
M, W 10AM-6PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Nicetown/Tioga Branch
3720 N Broad St
215-685-9790
Library Branch
Tu, Th 10AM-6PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Northeast Regional Library
2228 Cottman Ave
215-685-0522
Main Branch
Tu, W 1PM-9PM; Th, F, Sa 10AM-5PM; Su 1PM-5PM

Oak Lane Branch
6614 N 12th St
215-685-2848
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Overbrook Park Branch
7422 Haverford Ave
215-685-0182
Library Branch
Tu, Th 11AM-7PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Paschalville Branch
6942 Woodland Ave
215-685-2662
Library Branch
M, W 11AM-7PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Philadelphia City Institute
1905 Locust St
215-685-6621
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Queen Memorial Library
1201 S 23rd St
215-685-1899
Library Branch
Tu, Th 10AM-6PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Ramonita De Rodriguez Branch
600 W Girard Ave
215-686-1768
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Richmond Branch
2987 Almond St
215-685-9992
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Roxborough Branch
6245 Ridge Ave
215-685-2550
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

South Philadelphia Branch
1700 S Broad St
215-685-1866
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Tacony Branch
6742 Torresdale Ave
215-685-8755
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Thomas Donatucci Branch
1935 Shunk St
215-685-1755
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Torresdale Branch
3079 Holme Ave
215-685-0494
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Wadsworth Branch
1500 Wadsworth Ave
215-685-9293
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Walnut Street West
Branch 201 S 40th St
215-685-7671
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Welsh Road Branch
9233 Roosevelt Blvd
215-685-0498
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

West Oak Lane Branch
2000 Washington Ln
215-685-2843
Library Branch
Tu, Th Noon-8PM; M, W, F 10AM-5PM

Whitman Branch
200 Snyder Ave
215-685-1754
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Widener Branch
2808 W Lehigh Ave
215-685-9799
Library Branch
M, W 10AM-6PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Wynnefield Branch
5325 Overbrook Ave
215-685-0298
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Wyoming Branch
231 E Wyoming Ave
215-685-9158
Library Branch
M, W Noon-8PM; Tu, Th, F 10AM-5PM

Joseph Coleman Northwest Regional Library
68 W Chelten Ave
215-685-2150
Main Branch
Tu,W Noon-8PM; Th,F,Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM

Kingsessing Branch
1201 S 51st St
215-685-2690
Library Branch
Tu,Th 11AM-7PM; M,W,F 10AM-5PM

Lucien Blackwell West Phila Regional Library
125 S 52nd St
215-685-7424
Main Branch
Tu,W Noon-8PM; Th,F,Sa 10AM-5PM,Su 1PM-5PM

Recreation Centers

Athletic Recreation Center
26th & Master
215-685-2709
Medium classroom

Awbury Recreation Center
Ardleigh & Haines
215-685-2895
Large classroom

Belfield Recreation Center
21st & Chew
215-685-2220
Full building except gymnasium

Bridesburg Recreation Center
4625 Richmond Street
215-685-1247
Large classroom, two small rooms

Christy Recreation Center
56th & Christian
215-685-1997
Gymnasium

Cohocksink Recreation Center
Cedar & Cambria
215-685-9884
Large classroom

Cruz Recreation Center
6th & Master
215-685-2759
Large classroom

Disston Recreation Center
4423 Longshore Ave
215-685-8750
Large classroom

Emanuel, Dorothy Recreation Center
8500 Provident St
215-685-9253
Gymnasium

Finley Recreation Center
7701 Mansfield Ave
215-685-2890
Gymnasium

Fishtown (Lederer) Recreation Center
E. Montgomery & Girard
215-685-9885
Large classroom

Fox Chase Playground
7901 Ridgeway Street
215-685-0575
Large classroom

Guerin Recreation Center
16th & Jackson
215-685-1894
Small auditorium

Hillside Recreation Center
Fountain & Fowler
215-685-2595
Medium classroom

Houseman Playground
802 E Godfrey Ave
215-685-1240
Gymnasium

Jardel Recreation Center
Cottman & Pennway
215-685-0596
Large classroom

Lawncrest Recreation Center
6000 Rising Sun
215-685-0597
Large classroom

Mantua/James L Wright Recreation Center
3320-50 Haverford Ave 215-685-7686
Large classroom

McVeigh Recreation Center
D & Ontario
215-685-9896
Large classroom

Moore, Cecil B Recreation Center
2020-50 W. Lehigh Ave
215-685-9755
Auditorium

Morris Estate Recreation Center
1610 East Chelten
215-685-2891
Large classroom

Myers, Francis J Recreation Center
58th & Kingsessing
215-685-2698
Medium classroom

Northern Liberties Recreation Center
321 Fairmount Ave
215-686-1785
Large classroom

Olney Recreation Center
A & Spencer
215-685-2889
Auditorium

Palumbo Recreation Center
10th & Fitzwater
215-686-1783
Auditorium

Samuel Recreation Center
2501 E. Tioga
215-685-1246
Large classroom

Shissler Recreation Center
1800-56 Blair
215-685-9888
Large classroom

Simons Youth Access & Teen Center
7200 Woolston Ave
215-685-3551
Full building

Simpson Playground
1010 Arrott Street
215-685-1223
Auditorium

Tarken Recreation Center
Frontenac & Levick
215-685-1226
Large classroom

Vare Recreation Center
2600 Morris Street
215-685-1876
Gymnasium

Water Tower Recreation Center
Hartwell & Ardleigh
215-685-9296
Large classroom, small classroom

Waterview Recreation Center
Rittenhouse & McMahon
215-685-2229
Auditorium

Young, Lonnie Recreation Center
Chelten & Ardleigh
215-685-2236
Full building except gymnasium

Older Adult Centers

Name Location Phone Number Air Conditioned Areas Martin Luther King Older Adult Center
22nd & Cecil B Moore
215-685-2715
Senior Center

Northeast Older Adult Center
Bustleton & Solly
215-685-0576
Senior Center

Mann Older Adult Center
3201 N. 5th St.
215-685-9844
Auditorium, Senior Center

West Oak Lane Senior Center
7210-18 Ogontz Ave
215-685-3513
Full building

South Philadelphia Older Adult Center
1430 E Passyunk Ave
215-685-1697
Full building

Juniata Park Older Adult Center
1251 E Sedgley Ave
215-685-1490
Full building

-------------

Berks County

Senior Centers in Berks County will extend their hours of operations, for this week, as follows:

Berks Encore Reading Center will be open Monday  Friday: 8 am  6 pm (Please contact the Reading Center at 610-374-3195 for other open sites)
Family First Resource Center open Monday  Friday: 9 am  6 pm(call 610-372-7488)
The Center at Spring Street, Boyertown, open Monday  Friday: 8:30 am  4:30 pm(610-367-2313)
Casa de la Amistad open Monday  Friday: 8 am  4 pm (610-685-1284)

TheBerks County Area Agency on Aging information satellite sites will also be open this week as follows:

Robeson Lutheran Church, Mohnton: Monday  Thursday, 9 am  4 pm and Friday 9 am  Noon
Frieden's Lutheran Church, Oley: Monday  Friday 8:30 am 5 pm
Strausstown Community Campus (formerly Strausstown Elementary School), lower level: Monday-Friday 8:30 am  6 pm
Keystone Villa at Fleetwood, Blandon: Monday-Friday 9 am  5 pm

------------------

BUCKS COUNTY

Ben Wilson Senior Center 580 Delmont Ave., Warminster, PA 18974 Phone: 215-672-8380Mon.-Wed. 10 AM-4PMClosed Thursday and Friday July 18,19

Open Saturday, July 20 10 AM until 3:30 p.m.

Bristol Borough Area Active Adult Center 301 Wood Street, Bristol, PA 19007 Phone: 215-788-9238 Mon.-Friday 9 AM-7 PM Saturday, July 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Bristol Township Senior Center 2501 Bath Rd., Bristol, PA 19007 Phone: 215-785-6322(same hours as above)

Pennridge Senior Center 146 E. Main St., Silverdale, PA 18944 Phone: 215-453-7027 open Mon-Fri until 6:00 p.m. No hours Saturday, July 20

-----------------------------------------

BURLINGTON COUNTY

The county's Human Services Department reports it still has a limited supply of fans available to elderly or infirm residents with limited income. Individuals should call the Office on Aging at (609) 265-5069 for information about the fans, call 609-265-5468 if you are feeling ill from the heat.

------------------

CAMDEN COUNTY

Heat Alert through Friday 12P-8P each day (for emergency)

(Please check with your municipality for hours of operation)

AUDUBON BOROUGH
Senior Center, Oakland Avenue & Oak Street (Next to the Library)

AUDUBON PARK BOROUGH
Municipal Hall, 20 Road C

BARRINGTON BOROUGH
Senior Center, 229 Trenton Avenue

BELLMAWR BOROUGH
Bellmawr Community Center, 29 E. Browning Rd

BERLIN BOROUGH
Berlin Inter-Community Ambulance, 8 Park Avenue

BROOKLAWN BOROUGH
Community Center, Railroad Avenue

CAMDEN CITY
Cramer Hill Community Center, Reeves Avenue
Malandra Hall, New Jersey & Merrimac Road
Isabel Miller Community Center, 8th & Carl Miller Blvd
North Camden Community Center, 6th & Erie
Martin Luther King Community Center, 1151 Haddon Ave
Morgan Village Community Center, Morgan Blvd
Broadway Community Center, 713 Broadway

CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIP
Public Library, Kings Highway
Community Center, 820 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill Mall, Haddonfield Road

CLEMENTON BOROUGH
Clementon Library, 101 Gibbsboro Road

COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGH
Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Senior Center, 30 Collings Ave
Borough Hall, 678 Haddon Ave
Fire House, 20 W. Collings Ave

GIBBSBORO BOROUGH
Borough Hall, 49 Kirkwood Road
Senior Center, Rt. 561 (Behind Ice Arena)

GLOUCESTER CITY
Gloucester City Fire Dept., 1 N. King Street

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
Hider Lane Senior Center, between Little Gloucester Road & Chews Landing Road
Municipal Building, Chews Landing Road

HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGH
Borough Hall, 625 Station Ave
Haddon Heights Library, Station Ave

HADDON TOWNSHIP
Camden County Library, MacArthur Blvd
Father & Son Hall, Ormond Avenue

HADDONFIELD BOROUGH
Mabel Kay House, 24 Walnut Street (next to the Acme parking lot)

HI NELLA BOROUGH
Borough Hall, 200 Wykagyl Road

LAUREL SPRINGS BOROUGH
Borough Hall, 135 Broadway

LAWNSIDE BOROUGH
Borough Hall, 4 East Douglas Ave
Wayne Bryant Community Center, 323 E. Charleston Ave

LINDENWOLD BOROUGH
Lindenwold Community Bldg., White Horse Pike

MAGNOLIA BOROUGH
Borough Hall, 438 W. Evesham Road

MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGH
Community Center, Somerset & Greenleigh Court

MOUNT EPRHAIM BOROUGH Borough Hall Court Room, 121 S. Black Horse Pike

OAKLYN BOROUGH
Oaklyn Library, Manheim & Newton Ave
Courthouse, 20 W. Clinton Ave

PENNSAUKEN BOROUGH
Pennsauken Library, Route 130 and Merchantville Ave

PINE HILL BOROUGH
Pine Hill Senior Citizens Center, 131 E. 12th Ave
Pine Hill Recreation Center, 45 West 7th Ave

RUNNEMEDE BOROUGH
Runnemede Fire Hall, 26 East 2nd Ave
Runnemede Senior Center, 3rd Ave and Irish Hill Road

SOMERDALE BOROUGH
Somerdale Borough Hall, 105 Kennedy Blvd

STRATFORD BOROUGH
Stratford Borough Hall, 307 Union Ave

VOORHEES TOWNSHIP
Echelon Mall, Laurel Road
Voorhees Community Center (behind the police station)

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP
Senior Citizen Community Center, East Atlantic Ave
Waterford Township Borough Hall, 2131 Auburn Ave

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP
Winslow Township Municipal Building, 125 South Route 73, Braddock

WOODLYNNE BOROUGH
Woodlynne Municipal Building, 200 Cooper Ave

------------------

CHESTER COUNTY

The Chester County Office of Aging Services has fans available for County residents age 60 and older, who qualify, to help cope with the excessive heat. Call 610-344-6350 for information.

The Rover Community Transportation will also help seniors who don't have air conditioning or other means to keep cool get to a cool location. To contact Rover transportation dispatch, call 484-696-3854 (after 5:30 p.m. press 3 to be connected to dispatch).

The recorded hotline for heat emergencies is 610-344-4141.

Several Chester County shelters will have extended hours during the heat wave:

Safe Harbor in West Chester - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. as a cooling station until Friday, July 19th.

The Salvation Army (not a Shelter) in West Chester will be open until 6:00 p.m. as a cooling station, and will provide water to anyone that comes in until 6:00 p.m., all week.

Good Samaritan Shelter in Phoenixville will keep the shelter open all day for current residents.

Community, Youth, and Women's Alliance (CYWA) in Coatesville will allow residents to stay inside during the day, and will act as a cooling station for anyone else in the community all week (excluding those who are banned from the premises).

--------------------------------------------------------

DELAWARE COUNTY

Heat warning in effect through Friday
The Heat Information Line at (610) 872-1558 (RECORDED WEATHER, TIPS, ETC.)
Additional Help at (610) 490-1300.
Some fans available at County Office of Services to Aging
206 Eddystone Avenue Eddystone, PA 19022

Locations providing Extended Hours During Excessive Heat Warning

Senior Centers

Chester Senior Center
721 Hayes Street
Chester, PA 19013
610-497-3550
Hours: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday

Upper Darby Senior Center
326 Watkins Avenue
Upper Darby, PA 19082
610-734-7652
Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday

Wayne Senior Center
108 Station Road
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 688-6246
Hours: 4p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Adult Day Centers

Senior Care at Crozer
The Alexander Silberman Center
1 Medical Center Blvd.
Upland, PA 19013
610-447-2933 or 2935
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Every Saturday 8 am- 4pm

Adult Day Services
3 South State Road
Upper Darby, PA 19083
Phone: 610-352-9945
Hours: 7:00 a.m.  6 p.m. Monday to Friday

Senior Care of Upper Darby
1500 Garrett Road
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-626-0662
Hours: 7 a.m.  6 p.m., Monday to Friday and every other Saturday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Senior Care of Broomall
1991 S. Sproul Rd, Suite 850
Broomall, PA 19008
Phone: 610-325-1600
Hours: 7 a.m.  6 p.m., Monday to Friday
Saturday: 9 am-4pm

Family Matters
214 East Baltimore Pike
Clifton Heights, PA 19018
Phone: 610-626-4270
Contact: Russell Jirik or Toni Kelly
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

Main Line Adult Day Center
119 Radnor Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Phone: 610-527-4220
Hours: 7:30 a.m.  5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, beginning July 1, 2013- 7 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.(M-F)
Beginning July 1, 2013 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

-------------------

GLOUCESTER COUNTY

Cooling Locations for Seniors ( 60+):

Shady Lane Nursing Home
256 County House Road
Clarksboro, NJ 08020
( 10:00 am  6:00 pm)
Nutrition Sites:

Site #1: Mantua Township Community Center
111 Mercer Ave.
Mantua, NJ 08080
(11:00 am 1:00 PM)

Site #2: Glassboro Senior Center
152 S. Delsea Dr.
Glassboro, NJ 08028 Site Manager
( 10:00 am  12:00 pm)

Site #3: Thorofare Fire Hall
Firehouse Road
Thorofare, NJ 08086
( 10:00 am  Noon)

Site #4: Pfeiffer Community Center
301 Blue Bell Street
Williamstown, NJ 08094
( 10:00 am  Noon)

Site #5: Franklin Community Center
1584 Coles Mill Road
Franklinville, NJ 08322
( 10:00 am  Noon)

Site #6: Second Baptist Church
1534 Pine Street
Paulsboro, NJ 08066
( 10:00 am  Noon)

-------------------

MERCER COUNTY

Mercer County aso offers designated Summer Cooling Sites including all municipal senior centers and the nine Mercer County Library System Branches. Please note that Senior Centers are only open Monday through Friday. Call individual locations for daily hours of operation. Library branches are closed on Sundays throughout the summer. These locations are as follows and are open to all residents:

The following Mercer County library branches are cooling sites: Ewing, Hickory Corner, Hightstown, Hollowbrook, Hopewell, Lawrence, Robbinsville, Twin Rivers and West Windsor.

The following municipal senior centers are cooling sites: Hamilton, Ewing, Hopewell Valley, Jennye Stubblefield, Lawrence Township, Monsignor Lipinski, Princeton Senior Resource Center, Reading, Sam Naples and Robbinsville Township.

For more information or to contact your local cooling site, please call the Mercer County Office on Aging at (877) 222-3737. In addition to making cool sites and home cooling appliances available, the County also offers a "Warmline" via the Office on Aging. During daytime hours, residents can call (609) 989-6661 or toll-free (877) 222-3737 for assistance in coping with the heat. During non-business hours, residents are encouraged to call 911 if they experience heat-related problems.

-----------

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

"CODE RED" heat warning through Saturday 12p-8p each day
Cooling centers include county senior adult acitivities centers, malls, libraries.
Montgomery Co. Human Services Ctr, - Norristown
Coordinated Homeless Outreach Ctr., Norristown State Hospital grounds
Norristown Ministries Hospitality Ctr.
Salvation Army  Norristown & Pottstown offices

(Copyright ©2014 WPVI-TV/DT. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more AccuWeather »


Tags:
accuweather
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement