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

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

2023 Closed Days

Sunday, January 1
Monday, January 2
Sunday, April 9
Saturday, May 27
Sunday, May 28
Monday, May 29
Tuesday, July 4
Saturday, September 2
Sunday, September 3
Monday, September 4
Close at 5 pm Thursday, November 22
Thursday, November 23
Friday, November 24
Sunday, December 24
Monday, December 25
Tuesday, December 26
Wednesday, December 27
Sunday, 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours are back! Registration is no longer required. We still must adhere to room occupancy requirements (max. 10 people at a time), but do not anticipate this being an issue often.  Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

11:00am - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
Elfves, dwarves, halflings, and humans meet most Saturdays to pursue fantasy quests. There may be space for new participants - no experience needed! Campaigns are played over multiple weeks, so joining is a long-term commitment to try to come most ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club 2

11:00am - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Elfves, dwarves, halflings, and humans meet most Saturdays to pursue fantasy quests. There may be space for new participants - no experience needed! Campaigns are played over multiple weeks, so joining is a long-term commitment to try to come most ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Children ages 5 and up and their families are invited to a free science program co-hosted by Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR). This month, Families will find out how to make a simple circuit, and will also test to find out what mater...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc... Teens are invited to the Makerspace for two hours of open-making time. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and use one of our Makerspace machines:  3D Printers...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads, such as borrowing eBooks, or basic computer questions.  **Please visit the Adult Services reference desk at the time of your appointment.**  Appointments will b...