Mondays just got better! On Monday afternoons beginning in March, visit the library’s make-and-take art & craft table from 3:00-4:00 to make a creation of your own! Many of these simple projects will be suitable for even our youngest patrons and their caregivers. And, on Mondays from 3:00-4:00, our beloved Leo the poodle will be at the library to visit with kids and listen to them read.
Beginning in March, join Justyn and Gage at the library to play Dungeons & Dragons. Bring your friends! Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required; call the library at 607-387-5623 or visit the circulation desk to register.
This program is supported by funds from the TCSD Foundation.
On Thursday evenings throughout the spring, we’ll host speakers presenting on a range of topics involving nature, science, and ecology, in our own backyards and beyond. Join us in the Melvin Room at 7:00 pm!
March 20: Fork ‘Em Over: Food Scraps Recycling with Cayuga Composting. Tompkins County has collaborated with Cayuga Composting to provide residents with more recycling options—they now take food scraps! Learn how you can reduce your household waste, divert waste from landfills, and even avoid spoiled food in the first place.
April 3: Antarctic Expeditioning with Louise Adie. Back by popular demand! Intrepid traveler and community member Louise Adie will present gorgeous photographs collected during her years of eco-tourism.
April 10: The Lost Ladybug Project with Leslie Allee. Leslie Allee, director of outreach for the Lost Ladybug Project at Cornell University, will talk about changing native ladybug populations throughout the U.S. and the Project’s quest for citizen scientists to help make research possible.
May 15: Lyme Disease. Lyme disease has become increasingly prevalent in our area, and is a health risk for both humans and pets. Learn about its impact and ways to avoid and/or treat it.
The Spring Book Sale is right around the corner! The sale is open to the public from Thursday, March 27 through Tuesday, April 1. There is a special preview night for association members on Wednesday, March 26 (you may join at the door, at any amount).
Books, games, puzzles, music, and movies galore… regular prices range from $1 to $3 per item. Prices decrease throughout the sale, with a 1/2 Price Day on Sunday, March 30, a $5 Bag Day on Monday, March 31, and a Pick Your Price Day on Tuesday, April 1!
Book Sale Hours
Wed, March 26: 6-8 pm (association members only)
Thu, March 27: 10 am-8 pm
Fri, March 28: 10 am-8 pm
Sat, March 29: 10 am-5 pm
Sun, March 30: 12 pm-5 pm (1/2 Price Day)
Mon, March 31: 10 am-8 pm ($5 Bag Day)
Tue, April 1: 10 am-5 pm (Pick Your Price Day)
The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is offering free tax preparation at the library, now through April 9, by appointment only. This service is available to all seniors aged 60 and up, individuals with income below $31,000, and families with income below $52,000.
Tax prep hours are: