Take a study break and play a game. McCabe has a chess table, plus board games that you can take anywhere in the library to play. Cornell has even more games, and you can take them home for up to a week.
Check out our digital puzzles featuring historical images of Swarthmore.
Underhill is home to instruments that are available for loan, including African drums, guitars, and a ukulele. With loan periods of a whole semester, you'll have enough time to get
really pretty good.
(For inspiration, check out this album of African drumming, part of the Smithsonian Folkways recording project. Log into Tripod for full access.)