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Contact Us

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 Fredette
proctor@tcpl.org

Library Administration

Interim Library Director

Susan Currie
607-272-4557 ext. 234
scurrie@tcpl.org

TCPL Foundation Director

Suzanne Smith Jablonski
607-272-4557 ext. 231
ssmithjablonski@tcpl.org

TCPL Board of Trustees Co-Presidents

Martha Hardesty
Ingrid Jensen
 

Department Heads

Access Services
Jennifer Palmer Schlossberg
607-272-4557 ext. 254
jschlossberg@tcpl.org

Adult Services
Teresa Vadakin
607-272-4557 ext. 272
tvadakin@tcpl.org

Youth Services
Sarah O'Shea
607-272-4557 ext. 255
soshea@tcpl.org

Tours & Group Visits

Adults
Teresa Vadakin, Head of Adult 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
exhibitcoordinator@tcpl.org
607-272-4557 ext. 264

Makerspace

Cady Fontana, Makerspace Librarian
cfontana@tcpl.org

Public Relations & Press Inquiries

Asia Bonacci, Librarian
Communications Coordinator
607-272-4557 ext. 264
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, Librarian
webmanager@tcpl.org

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Offsite
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Creek Walk
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, STEAM
About this event::
8-12 year olds welcome to join us for outdoor board games this summer at the library! Learn a new game with local board game aficianado Mike Timonin or play an old favorite with a friend. Games and puzzles provided, but feel free to bring a favo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sketching in the Park

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Offsite
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Learn to draw from life - no experience necessary! Local artist Ten Van Winkle will lead weekly in-person, socially distant drawing classes. Registration not required but appreciated. Participants are encouraged to bring their own pencils, erasers...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Virtual Live Chinese Storytime

11:30am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Come Join other families and friends for songs, rhymes, activities, stories, and books at our monthly virtual live Chinese (Mandarin) storytime on the first Thursday each month. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!  Register...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 1-on-1 virtual appointment with Librarian Tom to learn how to navigate eBook or employment resources available through the library. During this 30 minute ZOOM session, the goal be to cover some of the following topics: Setting up t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Swoosh! A grappling hook just barely misses your face as automata pirates make haste to board your rickety airship. What do you do?  TCPL is inviting teen patrons to a weekly in-person theatre of the mind D&D game. Each gam...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Offsite
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
As a part of this year's summer reading program, TCPL is inviting patrons to join us on a tour of the Cornell Botanic Gardens.  Patrons and library staff will meet at the Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center, and will be led on the tour by garden staff...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
We're moving Baby Storytime outside!  Caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. for music, rhymes, movement and books. On days we're unable to meet due to wea...