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Downtown Swarthmore

Downtown Swarthmore, Pa.

The Borough of Swarthmore, a.k.a. "The Ville" offers a variety of shops, services and events.

Borough Businesses and Community Organizations
Looking to shop, hungry for a snack, or want to get involved? Browse or search this A-Z list of the downtown merchants and community organizations.

Calendar of Town Events
Movie screenings on the side of the Borough Hall, weekly farmer's markets, town celebrations, learn about them all here!

The Co-op
Located at 341 Dartmouth Ave, the Swarthmore Co-op is a community owned food market, providing healthy, delicious foods, within a warm and friendly atmosphere. The Co-op is your source for natural, organic, and local fresh foods, including everyday necessities. Swarthmore students receive a 10 percent discount off purchases. A charge account may be established. For information, go to or e-mail

Public Library
The Swarthmore Public Library is adjacent to the Borough Hall at 121 Park Ave. College students are welcome to use the resources of the library. Students need only their College I.D. to apply for a library card.

Post Office
Head down town if you are looking to send registered mail, want to purchase a money order, or need delivery confirmation on the letter or package you are sending. The Swarthmore Post Office is located at 105 Rutgers Ave.