Contact Us

Contact Us

General Information

Fax: 607-272-8111
Contact Us online form

Account Questions and Renewals

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

Reference Services

Ask-a-Librarian Service


607-272-4557 x275/276

Hours & Holiday Schedule


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

Library Administration

Library Director

Annette Birdsall

Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
607-272-4557 x231

Department Heads

Access and Circulation Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
607-272-4557 x254

Information and Learning Services
Teresa Vadakin
607-272-4557 x272

Technical Services
Melanie Pacelli

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
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Tours & Group Visits

Teresa Vadakin, Head of Information and Learning Services
607-272-4557 x 272

Grades pre-K through 8
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Regina DeMauro, Teen Services Librarian

Public Relations, External Communications & Press Inquiries

Suzanne Smith Jablonski, TCPL Foundation Director
607-272-4557 x231

Exhibits & Community Table Displays

Yvette Rubio, Art Exhibit Coordinator
607-272-4557 x226


Books, DVDs, Music
Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

Monetary Gifts
Tompkins County Public Library Foundation
607-272-4557 x261

Volunteer Inquiries

Yvette Rubio, Volunteer Coordinator
607-272-4557 x 226


Asia Bonacci, Web Services Librarian

Upcoming Events

Game On!

April 23,
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
New for children and teens of all ages! We'll meet every Monday for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

April 23,
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...


April 23,
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library

Spanish Classes for Families - CUSLAR

April 23,
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Families
Program Type: Community Groups
Hola Amigos! Spanish through Play. Spanish classes for families with children 3 - 12 years old. For more information please visit ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited every Tuesday for early literacy-based stories, songs, finger plays and much more! After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

April 24,
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...