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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 & Contact 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

Ask-a-Librarian Service

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 Burns
proctor@tcpl.org

Library Administration

Library Director

Annette Birdsall
607-272-4557 ext. 234
abirdsall@tcpl.org

TCPL Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
607-272-4557 ext. 231
ssmithjablonski@tcpl.org

TCPL Board of Trustees President

Luca Maurer
lmaurer@ithaca.edu

Department Heads

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

Information and Learning Services
Teresa Vadakin
607-272-4557 ext. 272
tvadakin@tcpl.org

Technical Services
Melanie Pacelli
mpacelli@tcpl.org

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

Tours & Group Visits

Adults
Teresa Vadakin, Head of Information and Learning Services
607-272-4557 ext. 272
tvadakin@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
Art Exhibit Coordinator
exhibitcoordinator@tcpl.org
607-272-4557 ext. 264

Makerspace

Cady Fontana, Makerspace Librarian
cfontana@tcpl.org

Public Relations, External Communications & Press Inquiries

Suzanne Smith-Jablonski, TCPL Foundation Director
607-272-4557 ext. 231
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, Web Services Librarian
webmanager@tcpl.org

Upcoming Events

Library Closed due to COVID-19

All Day 3/14 - 4/29
Branches:
Tompkins County Public Library
Description:
Effective 3/14 through 4/29 the Library will be closed due to our responsibility to the community in limiting the spread of the Coronavirus in conjunction with Tompkins County School closings. You can still access many online resources at www.tc...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Animal Sleepover Storytime

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Join us for pajama storytime and send your stuffed animal on an after-hours Library adventure!!! After storytime ends, your stuffed animal will spend the night exploring the Library! Children can pick up their animals and a postcard of their late-...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: FPV Rover Scavenger Hunt for Teens

April 9, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
You and your team of makers have crashed landed on a deserted planet full of wrecked space craft. Your job: build a rover to search and collect parts for an escape rocket. Be weary though, other teams have crashed too and want a way off the planet. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

April 9, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Make it light up and learn to code! This program is all about expressing yourself through computer programming. We'll be using the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, a small microcontroller with big possibilities, to learn the basics of coding...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

April 9, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our casual weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour workshops ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Conversation Group

April 9, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
If you have taken some French in the past and would like to find a place to practice your foreign language skills, please join us. Every week we will speak in French on topics ranging from US and French Politics or World news, to culture, litera...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

April 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Cancelled
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 conten...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Alternatives Federal Credit Union Income Tax Assistance

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library's Digital Lab will be a site hosting Alternatives Federal Credit Union's Free Tax Preparation service.  This service is available to low-income residents of Tompkins and Cortland Counties, and is completely free as...