Contact Us

Contact Us

General Information

Fax: 607-272-8111
Contact Us form

Account Questions and Renewals

607-275-1LIB (1542) (please include your library card number when writing)

Reference Services


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Hours & Holiday Schedule


Visit the Hours, Location & Contact page for more information.


Library Director

Annette Birdsall

Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
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Department Heads

Access and Circulation Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
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Information and Learning Services
Teresa Vadakin
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Technical Services
Melanie Pacelli

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
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Books, DVDs, Music
Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

Monetary Gifts
Tompkins County Public Library Foundation
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Exhibits & Community Table Displays

Yvette Rubio, Art Exhibit Coordinator
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Public Relations & External Communications including Press Inquiries

Suzanne Smith Jablonski, TCPL Foundation Director
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Tours & Group Visits

Teresa Vadakin, Head of Information and Learning Services
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Grades pre-K through 8
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Regina DeMauro, Teen Services Librarian

Volunteer Opportunities

Yvette Rubio, Volunteer Coordinator
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Asia Bonacci, Web Services Librarian

Upcoming Events

Teen Writing Workshop

March 22,
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Explore your creative muscles in our weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour classes will be led b...

Biophilia - Ithaca

March 22,
4:45pm - 6:45pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner – West
Program Type: Community Groups
The meeting will offer a forum for the public to discuss the concept of Biophilia and its goal to enhance the connections of people with nature. The meeting will feature a talk by a landscape architect who designs public spaces with the attention to ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner – East
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Community Groups
'The Art of African Oral Narrative' from storytelling to the transmission of people's history- the griot tradition, the Esan Afan tradition and the multi-layer system of community conversation with Dr. Aloja Airewele. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

March 23,
10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Baby Storytime

March 23,
10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...