Hours, Location & Contact

Hours & Location

Open Hours

Monday-Thursday      9:00 am to 8:00 pm        
Friday                                9:00 am to 6:00 pm        
Saturday                          10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Curbside Service (no appointment necessary!)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Reference desks and internet stations will open at 9:30 am, Monday through Friday, and 10:00 am on Saturday.

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

Parking

Parking is pay-per-use and available on the street, and at the Cayuga Street parking garage behind the Library. There is a handicapped spot and a handful of 15-minute accessible spots on the Cayuga Street side of the library building.

2022 Open Sundays

With the help of funding from the Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County, and Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library, TCPL will be open from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on the following Sundays:

March 13-May 15 (closed April 17)

September 18-November 13

2022 Closed Days

Saturday, January 1
Sunday, January 2
Sunday, April 17
Saturday, May 28
Sunday, May 29
Monday, May 30
Saturday, July 2
Sunday, July 3
Monday, July 4
Saturday, September 3
Sunday, September 4
Monday, September 5
Wednesday, November 23 - close at 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 24
Friday, November 25
Friday, December 23
Saturday, December 24
Sunday, December 25
Monday, December 26
Tuesday, December 27
Friday, December 30
Saturday December 31

Contact Us

General contact:

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

Find more contact names and numbers.

 

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...