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Contact Us

General Information

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

Hours & Holiday Schedule

607-272-4555

Visit the Hours & Location page for more information.

Account Questions and Renewals

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

Reference Services

Email askalibrarian@tcpl.org, fill out the online reference request form, or call the numbers below.

Adults
607-272-4556

Kids
607-272-4557 ext. 275/276

Tompkins County Research Service
Meghan Molloy, Local History Librarian
mmolloy@tcpl.org

Test Proctoring
Tom Fredette
proctor@tcpl.org

 

Library Administration

Assistant Library Director

Teresa Vadakin
607-272-4557 ext. 234
tvadakin@tcpl.org

TCPL Foundation Executive Director

Kerry Barnes
607-272-4557 ext. 232
kbarnes@tcplfoundation.org

TCPL Board of Trustees Co-Presidents

Martha Hardesty
Ingrid Jensen
 

Department Heads

Access Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
607-272-4557 ext. 254
jschlossberg@tcpl.org

Adult Services
Meghan Molloy
607-272-4557 ext. 256
mmolloy@tcpl.org

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
607-272-4557 ext. 255
soshea@tcpl.org

 

Tours & Group Visits

Adults
Meghan Molloy, Head of Adult Services
607-272-4557 ext. 256
mmolloy@tcpl.org

Kids
Grades pre-K through 5
Sarah O'Shea, Head of Youth Services
607-272-4557 ext. 275/276
soshea@tcpl.org

Teens
Grades 6 through 12
Regina DeMauro, Teen Services Librarian
607-272-4557 ext. 274
rdemauro@tcpl.org

 

Digital Lab

Tom Fredette, Digital Access Librarian
607-272-4557 ext. 271
tfredette@tcpl.org

 

Donations

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

Monetary Gifts
Tompkins County Public Library Foundation
607-272-4557 ext. 261

 

Exhibits & Community Table Displays

Asia Bonacci, Librarian
exhibitcoordinator@tcpl.org
607-272-4557 ext. 264

 

Makerspace

Cady Fontana, Makerspace Librarian
cfontana@tcpl.org

 

Public Relations & Press Inquiries

Asia Bonacci, Librarian
Communications Coordinator
607-272-4557 ext. 264
communications@tcpl.org

 

Room Reservations

Kathy Raine, Administrative Assistant
607-272-4557 ext. 220
reservations@tcpl.org

 

Volunteer Inquiries

Elizabeth Hujar, Volunteer Coordinator
607-272-4557 ext. 226
VolunteerCoordinator@tcpl.org

 

Website

Asia Bonacci, Librarian
webmanager@tcpl.org

 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Music

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Music
About this event::
Join Alejandro Bernard for lively music and family fun this summer! Each concert features children's classics as well as contemporary music that adults and children can sing along to. See you there! Masking is encouraged at Youth Services programs...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cornell Botanic Garden Tour

11:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Offsite
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
As a part of this year's summer reading program, TCPL is inviting patrons to join us on a tour of the Cornell Botanic Gardens.  Patrons and library staff will meet at the Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center, and will be led on the tour by garden staff...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

11:00am - 12:00pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in the makerspace a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in the makerspace a...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, STEAM
About this event::
Interested 8-13 year olds are welcome to our weekly board game club this summer! Cool off in the library with good friends and great games! Drop-in at any time during this hour and a half program - which will be hosted by Mike Timonin, a local board ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Fine Line Henna Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join Joannah Fine of Fine Line Henna to learn the art and science of henna body art. We will learn about the history and science of henna, and how to create basic henna designs. Participants will get to create their own temporary henna tattoos and be...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Summer Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Weather permitting, caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. for music, rhymes, movement and books. On days when it is wet outside or we have a heat advisory, w...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
TCPL is inviting youth aged 6 - 11 to a SUMO robot challenge! Participants will have the opportunity to modify and code an Arduino-powered robot to challenge a professionally made SUMO robot. No coding or Arduino robotics skills required. Tutorials f...