Contact Us

Contact Us

General Information

607-272-4557
Fax: 607-272-8111
Contact Us online form

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 x275/276

Hours & Holiday Schedule

607-272-4555

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

Library Administration

Library Director

Annette Birdsall
abirdsall@tcpl.org

Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
607-272-4557 x231
ssmithjablonski@tcpl.org

Department Heads

Access and Circulation Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
607-272-4557 x254
jschlossberg@tcpl.org

Information and Learning Services
Teresa Vadakin
607-272-4557 x272
tvadakin@tcpl.org

Technical Services
Melanie Pacelli
mpacelli@tcpl.org

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
607-272-4557 x255
soshea@tcpl.org

Tours & Group Visits

Adults
Teresa Vadakin, Head of Information and Learning Services
607-272-4557 x 272
tvadakin@tcpl.org

Kids
Grades pre-K through 5
Sarah O'Shea, Head of Youth Services
607-272-4557 x275/276
soshea@tcpl.org

Teens
Grades 6 through 12
Regina DeMauro, Teen Services Librarian
rdemauro@tcpl.org

Public Relations, External Communications & Press Inquiries

Suzanne Smith Jablonski, TCPL Foundation Director
607-272-4557 x231
ssmithjablonski@tcpl.org

Exhibits & Community Table Displays

Yvette Rubio, Art Exhibit Coordinator
exhibitcoordinator@tcpl.org
607-272-4557 x226

Donations

Books, DVDs, Music
Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library
607-272-2223

Monetary Gifts
Tompkins County Public Library Foundation
607-272-4557 x261

Volunteer Inquiries

Elizabeth Hujar, Volunteer Coordinator
607-272-4557 x 226
VolunteerCoordinator@tcpl.org

Website

Asia Bonacci, Web Services Librarian
webmanager@tcpl.org

Upcoming Events

One-on-One Tech Help

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Summer Comics Camp for Kids

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join comic artist Ten Van Winkle for lessons on making comics, from drawing, to character creation, to storytelling! From ages 8-13, first-timers and old pros all welcome! This program will meet in the Makerspace with extra seating available in the D...

Summer Family Storytime

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early-literacy skills at Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...

Making Comics With Teens

July 20, 2019
11:15am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Registration is encouraged, drop-ins welcome. Attendance...

TCPL ROBOTICS CLUB: Robot Wrestling

July 20, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
3! 2! 1! GO! Learn basic robotics with TCPL Robotics Club. With this bi-weekly program youth ages 7-12 will be challenged to create the ultimate Bluetooth wrestling robot! Participants will be introduced to code, circuits, and physi...

Adult Board Game Club

July 20, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
About this event::
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

July 20, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Other
About this event::
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...