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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 Fredette
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 Co-Presidents

Martha Hardesty
Ingrid Jensen
 

Department Heads

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

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

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

Tours & Group Visits

Adults
Teresa Vadakin, Head of Adult 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 & Press Inquiries

Annette Birdsall, TCPL Director
607-272-4557 ext. 234
abirdsall@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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break for Books

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Chat
About this event::
Join us on Wednesdays from noon to 1 on Facebook for a lively discussion about what we're all reading! Following our book chat, we'll update the Patron Picks list so everyone can have a handy list of the recommendations for that week. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Offsite
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited to join STEAM Book Club. This month we are reading Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher. Special guest TBA. Register online and we will contact you when your book is ready for pick-up at the Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual ESL Talk Time

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice your conversation skills? Join our virtual discussion and meet others who are learning English in an informal and friendly group setting. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 1-on-1 virtual appointment with Librarian Cady to learn about sewing machines or hand crafts. During this 30 minute ZOOM session, you can opt to focus on one of the following topics:   1. Take a tour of a sewing machine, and l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 1-on-1 virtual appointment with Librarian Joyce to learn about readers' advisory tools to help you find your next great book. During this 30 minute ZOOM session, we can talk about: How to use the catalog to find books on a partic...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Have you ever wanted to learn how to write code for a video game or an animation? The TCPL Virtual Coding Club is here to help!   Tweens ages 8 - 12 are invited to the TCPL Virtual Coding club where they will be introduced to Python through...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Poetry, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
One of the difficulties creative writers are experiencing in the current unprecedented convergence of horrors both politically and related to the pandemic is the difficulty of writing with nuance and lyric effectiveness when reality feels so exaggera...