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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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

January 18, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Local History Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Do you have old family photos, film or videos that you would like to convert to a digital format?  Now you can for free at the library!  During this hour long session a librarian will help you use our conversion equipment.  Please reme...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Open Heart Kids Yoga

January 18, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Join us for a weekly yoga program! This four week series is best suited for children ages 3 - 9, but younger siblings are welcome! Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chinese New Year Decorations Making Party

January 18, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
The 2020 Chinese New Year will start on Jan. 25 and last for 15 days. This is the year of the rat, the first sign in the Chinese zodiac. Join us at the Chinese New Year Decorations Making Party to make some traditional New Year decorations ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO at the Library

January 18, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, 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...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Martin Luther King Day Family Celebration

January 20, 2020
11:00am - 11:45am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
This celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. will include books, singalongs, puppets, and a craft, as well as a unique drumming experience with special guest Aloja Airewele. Children, their families, and caregivers are invited to celebrate peace, coope...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

January 20, 2020
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!...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kids Winter Crafternoon

January 20, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Kids and families are invited to an arts & crafts afternoon! The Library will offer a variety of activities for all ages and abilities. ...