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Friends of the
Tompkins County Public Library

The Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

will hold its Annual Meeting in person on

Thursday, November 30, at 6:00pm.  

The meeting will be held in the

Tompkins County Public Library Borg Warner East Room.

The meeting is open to the public.  

This year we have a featured speaker,

Diane Ackerman, noted local author.

Light refreshments will be served. Please join us!

Learn about the benefits of membership with the Friends of the TCPL

A reader lives a thousand lives before they die. The person who never reads lives only one - George R.R. Martin


Every dollar of profit we make goes on to help someone in need. In addition to our library partners and some non-profit organizations, we give three types of grants


Education Grants


Community Grants


Library Grants

Upcoming Events

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The Fall Sale: 
Oct. 7-9, 14-16, & 21-24


The Friends Are Looking For Members And Volunteers!


Check Out What's New At Tompkins County Public Library

Our Partners That Help Make Our Dream Possible


Books are a uniquely portable magic - Stephen King


See our mission and our vision for the future

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” - Anna Quindlen


Our grants give educators and librarians the help they need to succeed within and without the classroom

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