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Tompkins County Public Library
101 East Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Created: June 27, 2007
Last Modified: July 27, 2010



By popular request, the Tompkins County Public Library hosts the 6th annual Community Read. The library, working in cooperation with Cornell University’s New Student Reading Project, brings Nadine Gordimer’s The Pickup to Ithaca and Tompkins County.

Copies of the Cornell edition of The Pickup are now available in the library for patrons to check out. Additional copies are also available from the community libraries in Caroline, Danby, and Lansing, from the rural libraries in Dryden, Groton, Newfield, and Trumansburg, and can be borrowed through the Finger Lakes Library System.

For more information about the Community Read, please contact Sarah Glogowski at 272-4557 ext. 255 or