Contact Us

Contact Us

General Information

607-272-4557
Fax: 607-272-8111
Contact Us online form

Account Questions and Renewals

607-275-1LIB (1542)
circulation@tcpl.org (please include your library card number when writing)

Reference Services

Ask-a-Librarian Service

Adults
607-272-4556

Kids
607-272-4557 x275/276

Hours & Holiday Schedule

607-272-4555

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

Library Administration

Library Director

Annette Birdsall
abirdsall@tcpl.org

Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
607-272-4557 x231
ssmithjablonski@tcpl.org

Department Heads

Access and Circulation Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
607-272-4557 x254
jschlossberg@tcpl.org

Information and Learning Services
Teresa Vadakin
607-272-4557 x272
tvadakin@tcpl.org

Technical Services
Melanie Pacelli
mpacelli@tcpl.org

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
607-272-4557 x255
soshea@tcpl.org

Tours & Group Visits

Adults
Teresa Vadakin, Head of Information and Learning Services
607-272-4557 x 272
tvadakin@tcpl.org

Kids
Grades pre-K through 8
607-272-4557 x275/276
soshea@tcpl.org

Teens
Regina DeMauro, Teen Services Librarian
rdemauro@tcpl.org

Public Relations, External Communications & Press Inquiries

Suzanne Smith Jablonski, TCPL Foundation Director
607-272-4557 x231
ssmithjablonski@tcpl.org

Exhibits & Community Table Displays

Yvette Rubio, Art Exhibit Coordinator
exhibitcoordinator@tcpl.org
607-272-4557 x226

Donations

Books, DVDs, Music
Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library
607-272-2223

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

Volunteer Inquiries

Yvette Rubio, Volunteer Coordinator
607-272-4557 x 226
VolunteerCoordinator@tcpl.org

Website

Asia Bonacci, Web Services Librarian
webmanager@tcpl.org

Upcoming Events

Tompkins County DSS

August 22, 2018
10:00am - 11:45am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description:
Coordinated Transportation Planning Meeting ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

August 22, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...

One-on-One Tech Help

August 22, 2018
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

August 22, 2018
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

Teen Writing Workshop

August 22, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Poetry, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Craft a meaningful life and shape your future through poetry and creative writing! Dr. Regenspan will inspire writers by sharing and analyzing a poem or paragraph from contemporary fiction to determine how the author accomplished their work of art. P...

STEAM Book Club

August 22, 2018
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: STEAM, Book Clubs
Description:
Children ages 8-12 are invited to a STEAM-themed (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) book club. In August we will be joined by Primitive Pursuits for a discussion of Walking Is a Way of Knowing: In a Kadar Forest, by Madhuri Ramesh, Manis...

Makerspace One-on-One

August 22, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Description:
What do you want to make? Library Assistant Josh will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Each r...

IC Plunge

August 23, 2018
9:00am - 3:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East