If you are unable to come to the library, let us bring the library to you! 

If you are a Swarthmore resident we'll deliver personalized materials to your

home once a month.

Fall Storytime Registration is now open! Registration links are on the "Children" page. 

Call for volunteers!

Pitch in to support a new library program benefiting home bound Swarthmoreans.

If you have a few hours once a month, a car, and a valid driver’s license, please apply! 

A community treasure since 1929, Swarthmore Public Library has a great collection of books for adults and children.  We also have dvds, books on CD, music cds, great courses, and more.


Saturday, October 10th

Details to follow!

Philadelphia Union Raffle

Buy raffle tickets to support the Library Foundation of Delaware County for a chance to win:

  • 14 Tickets to the Sunday, September 20 match against the Houston Dynamo.  These seats normally cost $100 each.
  • 4 VIP parking passes.
  • Match starts at 7:00pm (time subject to change)

Cost: $5 per ticket, or three chances for $10.  

Museum Passes

We are delighted to offer a new museum pass program at Swarthmore Public Library.  We have 7 passes now available.  Our Museum Pass program will enable library patrons to visit several venues, offering educational, informational, recreational, and cultural opportunities for people of all ages as per the mission statement of the library.  

List of Venues

Harry Potter Day


Saturday, October 10th

Details to follow!

New Swiss Farms App Supports Swarthmore Public Library with 3%

If you buy milk or other essentials at Swiss Farms on South Chester Road, you can direct 3% of your purchase to the Swarthmore Public Library.  You also earn 5% rewards for yourself.

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