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
607-272-4557 x255

Tours & Group Visits

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

Grades pre-K through 8
607-272-4557 x275/276

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

Library Closed

5/26 @ 9:30am
5/28 @ 8:30pm
Tompkins County Public Library
The library is closed today, but you may visit our online collections at ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

May 29,
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...

One-on-One Tech Help

May 29,
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Join us for a 8 week Memoir Writing Workshop for adults ages 65 and up.  Paige Eve Chant, creative writing teacher and TCPL intern will be facilitating this workshop. Participants will be exploring memories and life experiences through the art o...

Computer System Upgrade

May 30,
8:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
A scheduled upgrade to Tompkins County Public Library’s Polaris computer system will cause a temporary interruption of service for Library patrons, Wednesday, May 30. The system will be unavailable from 8 a.m. to noon, preventing patrons from sear...