Welcome to Swarthmore College Classifieds

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Trinity Thrift Shop Sale: 6/2

Trinity Thrift Shop Sale: Friday, June 2nd 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. FINAL SALE for this season! Fill A Bag Sale! If it doesn’t fit in a bag, it’s 1/2 price! Great merchandise & a great deal! Proceeds from our sales benefit local charities and outreach programs.
Trinity Episcopal Church Chester Rd & College Ave Swarthmore

Trinity Thrift Shop will be open this summer on Thursdays from 8:30 – 11:30 to accept donations. We welcome gently used clothing, housewares, small furniture, books, small appliances, linens, jewelry and collectibles. We are unable to accept cribs, car seats, TVs and computers.

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We have a funny, bight, beautiful 2 year old girl. We are looking for a part time/ full time baby sitter M-F. She is active, loves music and exploring the world..

If you love kids and toddlers and have experience, please contact Louise @ 323-630-3016

Writer looking for room, studio, guesthouse

I am a writer looking for a room/studio or guest house to rent for the summer, maybe longer if possible. Ideal location is within a few miles of Swarthmore. If interested or have anything available please contact Lee at leealexsternthal@gmail.com. Or you can text/call me at 424-402-6860.

Best, Lee

Summer babysitter

We live in Swarthmore and are looking for a part-time babysitter for our 8-year old daughter. We are looking for a few hours in the early afternoon on M-Thurs and half-days on Friday, but are flexible. Please feel free to text or call me at the number provided. Thank you.

2 Bedrooms Apartment/House Needed

2 Male students are looking for a house or apartment to rent for the 2023-2024 school year (starting on Sep.1, 2023 till May.15,2024). If you have rooms available that near campus (within 5-10 walk to Parish Hall) for rent, please contact 603-729-3256. Thank you! Ling

Room available in quiet house near campus

Perfect for recent grads, interns or staff at the college.

Charming house on a quiet, tree-lined street just 2 blocks north of campus. Easy access to transportation (bus, trolley, train, highway). Near Target/mall stores.

The rooms are furnished. Separate shared bathroom. Use of kitchen, dining room, living room and laundry. WiFi (fast 1GB speed). Easy parking. Big side porch. Wood floors.

The atmosphere here is relaxed, quiet and considerate. No pets, no smoking, no drugs/heavy drinking.

The rooms are available for the summer, academic year or full year.

Email, text or give me a call for more info.

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Looking for mini-fridges

My name is Pete Clemmer, Swat ’09.  I’m looking for 1 to 2 mini fridges from which I want to build some things and I’m wondering if there are any students trying to get rid of mini-fridges?  I’d appreciate any info you have.


Yardwork/Housework Opportunity

Opportunity to do yardwork and/or housework in pleasant home very close to campus and the ville. Flexible hours. No experience necessary. Please e-mail to discuss.

Elegant Bi-level Office/Residence in the Heart of Thoughtful College Town for Rent

Elegant Bi-level Office/Residence in College Town
4 Park Avenue Swarthmore, PA, 19081

? Elegant bi-level, 2-bedroom apartment with outdoor deck and parking spot in the heart of college town.

? Located in the middle of Swarthmore, one of the region’s most welcoming and appealing towns.The town has a regular farmer’s market in the spring, summer and fall, an excellent public library and the Septa Regional Rail stop is just adjacent to the town center — one half block from the unit.

? This apartment has been renovated very recently and it shows: wood floors, high-end kitchen and lovely lighting fixtures. The entry is on the ground level and opens into a flight of stairs directly up to the first level, which is the main floor of the unit: open-plan, huge room and more than enough space for a full dining area and a spacious, bright living room.

? This unique unit is a great place to locate a home-office or practice, or to escape the congestion of the city. It could be particularly well-suited to a counselor, coach, psychologist or psychiatrist seeking a home-office.

Summer by the Sea — Charming Cape May Cottage Available

It’s never too early to plan your next summer vacation in lovely, Victorian Cape May. Enjoy gentle breezes on the screened sunporch of this charming cottage while sipping your morning coffee.
Prepare your favorite BBQ dinners on the outdoor grille in the fenced yard (also perfect for vacationing pets). You’ll find plenty of room for couples and small families in this renovated single story home just seven blocks from the beach in a quiet residential neighborhood.

Amenities include w/d, dishwasher, room air conditioners, three tvs, WIFI, outdoor shower, and private parking space. Prices are well below market, $995 weekly, $895 after Labor Day.

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Phone number – 610-299-0101