Make a Gift to the Friends of Swarthmore Public Library

The Friends of Swarthmore Public Library is a dedicated non-profit group which receives financial donations on behalf of the Swarthmore Public Library.  The Library could not function as we know it without the generous community support that comes to us through the Friends of SPL.  If you love the Library, please consider making a donation below through PayPal's secure service.  

News from the Friends

Looking for Volunteers!

The Friends of the Swarthmore Public Library is still hoping to get more volunteers to work for 90-minute shifts clerking at the Book & Bake Sale May 4-6. Please see!/showSignUp... for the schedule. 

If you can't make the full 90 minutes, let us know what you can give and we'll happily put you to work accordingly. Thanks!


Book and Bake Sale

The Friends of the Library's spring Book & Bake Sale takes place Thursday, May 4, through Saturday, May 6.  Come to Borough Hall to find wonderful treasures in the form of books, DVDs, CDs, games, and more.  This year we have a large number of excellent art books and books about music.  There is an extensive selection of children's and young-adult books as well.  And your neighbors have created delicious home-baked goodies for your delectation as well!  Hours are 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday.  Saturday is our "Five Bucks a Bag" day!

New Officers of Friends of the Swarthmore Public Library

On Tuesday, February 21, The Friends of the Swarthmore Public Library elected new officers at its annual meeting.  Our Board now consists of the following: President Carol Kennedy, Vice President Jeannine Anckaitis, Secretary Betty Wallace, and Treasurer Anne Papa.  The new Board looks forward to working with community members to support the library with creativity and enthusiasm!

Fundraising Letter

Friends of the Library is preparing our fundraising mailing this Friday, March 10, at 9am in the Council Room at Swarthmore Borough Hall.  

Keep an eye out for our letter!