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Explore Swarthmore - Libraries Overview

As the center of community, the libraries foster critical inquiry, scholarly discovery and engagement, innovation, and creativity — a dynamic forum for people and ideas.

Our libraries — including McCabe, Cornell Science, Underhill Music and Dance, the Peace Collection, and Friends Historical — draw students together online and in person for conversation and inspiration (and perhaps some caffeine) as they launch into their next project or paper.

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Friends Historical Library
“Everyone finds their perfect place in one of the campus libraries, whether it be a study spot, social hangout space, or napping location. It’s nice to know that there’s a library for every person, every discipline, and every situation.” — 2020 Alum