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Tompkins County

Public Library Foundation!

Welcome to the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation! We sustain and strengthen our library by inspiring community support as well as encourage engagement through philanthropy and participation.  

Recent News


From the Tompkins County Public Library:

New York State will stay on PAUSE through April 29. Therefore, Tompkins County Public Library will remain closed through April 29. The Library will evaluate this every two weeks as updated information is received from the Governor’s office. You can still access many online resources at www.tcpl.org. For more information, contact Director Annette Birdsall at abirdsall@tcpl.org.

For frequently asked questions and more information about the Library closure, click here.


The 8th annual out loud reading challenge

to raise funds for the Tompkins County

Public Library


The READATHON is going VIRTUAL! You can read our announcement on Facebook by clicking here. To learn more about this year's readers and how to donate,  click here

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation

PO Box 6727

Ithaca, NY 14851-6727

(607) 272-4557

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