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Contact Us

General Information

Fax: 607-272-8111
Contact Us online form

Account Questions and Renewals

607-275-1LIB (1542) (please include your library card number when writing)

Reference Services

Ask-a-Librarian Service


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Hours & Holiday Schedule


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

Library Administration

Library Director

Annette Birdsall

Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
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Department Heads

Access and Circulation Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
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Information and Learning Services
Teresa Vadakin
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Technical Services
Melanie Pacelli

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
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Tours & Group Visits

Teresa Vadakin, Head of Information and Learning Services
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Grades pre-K through 5
Sarah O'Shea, Head of Youth Services
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Grades 6 through 12
Regina DeMauro, Teen Services Librarian

Public Relations, External Communications & Press Inquiries

Suzanne Smith Jablonski, TCPL Foundation Director
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Exhibits & Community Table Displays

Yvette Rubio, Art Exhibit Coordinator
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Books, DVDs, Music
Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

Monetary Gifts
Tompkins County Public Library Foundation
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Volunteer Inquiries

Yvette Rubio, Volunteer Coordinator
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Asia Bonacci, Web Services Librarian

Upcoming Events

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

February 25, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...

Maker Mondays for Teens

February 25, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Join us for a weekly teen maker session. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, sewing, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...

Land and Water Use

February 25, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Program will focus on land and water use, addressing concerns about water runoff from land and ways to decrease this runoff such as building up wetlands. Speakers are Hilary Lambert, Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, and Andy Zeppo, Fingerlakes Land ...

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

February 26, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited every Tuesday for early literacy-based stories, songs, finger plays and much more! After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...