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Take and Make STEAM Kits: UV Bead Bracelets!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at TCPL have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. Please check the Sciencenter for available kits. 

 

Explore light with UV bead bracelets!

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Some Housekeeping Announcements

It's almost spring, and we're doing some spring housekeeping! We are working to make sure our patron and holdings databases are accurate and up-to-date—and we need your help.

How can you help? We’re glad you asked!

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10th Annual READATHON

The Tompkins County Public Library Foundation’s READATHON, the annual read-out-loud fundraising event, will take place on May 7, 2022. After two years as a virtual event due to Covid-19, this year’s READATHON will be a hybrid, utilizing both in-person and prerecorded readers. Celebrating its tenth year, the READATHON enlists readers to raise funds for the Library, culminating in a day-long celebration of literacy. The goal for this year’s READATHON is $35,000, which will be used to purchase materials for the library’s collection, such as books, movies, music, and more.

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Borax Snowflakes!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at TCPL have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. Please check the Sciencenter for available kits. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in late March.

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2021 Income Tax Information

2021 Income Tax Forms and Instruction Booklets Available at Tompkins County Public Library

The forms and booklets listed below are now available at TCPL, and are located at our Copy Center.  Additional forms that are not listed can be printed upon request.  Please visit the library's Adult Services reference desk for assistance.  Patrons interested in taking advantage of the library’s curbside service can submit a request by email - askalibrarian@tcpl.org, or by calling us at 607-272-4556.  For information on our pick

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Snowflake Penny Spinners!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at TCPL have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. Please check the Sciencenter for available kits. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in February.

 

Explore physics with Snowflake Penny Spinners!

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Paper Helicopters!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at TCPL have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. Please check the Sciencenter for available kits. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in Winter.

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Call for Proposals: TCPL Teen Center Mural

We're excited to announce a search for artists to paint a mural that celebrates our Equity Statement. We're asking for submissions that feel youthful and appropriate for a teen audience. Successful applicants are comfortable working with teen volunteers to complete the project. A jury to award $2,000 will be assembled in November, including teen library users and TCPL staff.

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