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July 2021

Comment: Baby plugs covers for outlet
Response: Thank you for your suggestion. We have installed plugs for outlets in Youth Services.

Comment: Please bring back Out-of-System ILL World Cat
Response: We apologize for the current loss of interlibrary loan. The Finger Lakes Library System has indicated that they hope to restore this service by the end of this year. We are exploring alternatives systems as we know our community needs this service.

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Chromatography Butterflies!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at  TCPL and the Sciencenter have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in July. Any questions or comments, please contact Joah Tang, Library Assistant, by email at jtang@tcpl.org.

What colors are hiding inside a marker???

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Color Frogs!

 

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at the TCPL location have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. Please check with the Sciencenter for the availability of the remaining kits. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in May. Any questions or comments, please contact Joah Tang, Library Assistant, by email at jtang@tcpl.org.

 

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Celebrate Library Giving Day with a Gift to TCPL!

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation is participating in Library Giving Day to raise funds for Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL). This one-day online fundraising event is happening today, Wednesday, April 7, and gives patrons and library lovers the opportunity to support their library by making a gift.

Libraries, small and large, serve as a cornerstone for our communities. In addition to well-loved books, TCPL offers innovative programs and resources that promote lifelong learning, connect patrons to technology, and advance knowledge.

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Social Solidarity Haiku Window Display

We're pleased to present a Social Solidarity Haiku window display, now through May 15, 2021!

Viewable from the North Reading Room windows facing Green Street, these original haiku were created by community members during three separate Social Solidarity Haiku workshops held throughout the pandemic. The workshops were led by former Tompkins County Poet Laureate Melissa Tuckey, and were offered to help raise the community’s voices with frontline essential workers. The display was designed in collaboration with Makerspace Librarian Cady Fontana.

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Make a Sound Sandwich!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at the TCPL location have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. Please check with the Sciencenter for the availability of the remaining kits. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in April. Any questions or comments, please contact Joah Tang, Library Assistant, by email at jtang@tcpl.org.

A One! A Two! A One, Two, Three, Four! ♪♫♪♫

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