Hours, Location & Contact

Hours, Location, & Contact

Monday through Thursday: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:00
Sunday: Closed (please see below for special Sunday hours)

Tompkins County Public Library is located at 101 East Green Street.

Parking is pay-per-use and available on the street, and at the Green St. and Cayuga St. parking garages. There are a handful of accessible and 15-minute spots available first come, first served on the Green St. corner of the library building.

Sunday Hours and Closed Days

Our Sunday hours are determined by funding availability, and generally occur during the Fall and Spring. During these special Sundays TCPL is open from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

2018 Sunday Schedule

Closed on Sundays: November 19, 2017 - March 4, 2018
Open 1-5 pm Sundays: March 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018 (closed April 1)
Closed on Sundays: May 20, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Open 1-5 pm on Sundays: September 16, 2018 - November 11, 2018

2018 Closed Days

Monday, January 1
Tuesday, January 2
Sunday, April 1
Saturday, May 26
Monday, May 28
Wednesday, July 4
Saturday, September 1
Monday, September 3
Wednesday, November 21 (close at 5:00 pm)
Thursday, November 22
Friday, November 23
Monday, December 24
Tuesday, December 25
Wednesday, December 26
Monday, December 31

Contact Us

General contact:

Tel: 607-272-4557
Fax: 607-272-8111

Or click here for more contact names and numbers.

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 https://flls.overdrive.com. ...

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...