In the youth section of the library you will find a bright and beautiful quilt on display. This quilt was created by Carol-Ann Koch-Weser as a fundraiser for the Collin Anderson Endowment. Tickets are on sale at the circulation desk for $1 per ticket or a packet of 6 for $5. The raffle drawing will take place at Libations for the Library on May 10th from 6:30-9:00pm.
The library is pleased to announce the dates for the Spring Book Sale will be April 6-11 this year. You’ll find books, music, games, movies, puzzles, and more where prices are $1-$3 per item for regular items and decrease throughout the sale.
Times and special days are as follows:
Thursday, April 6: 5pm-8pm (association members)
Friday, April 7: 10am-8pm
Saturday, April 8: 10-am-5pm
Sunday, April 9 (1/2 price day): 12pm-4pm
Monday, April 10 ($5 bag day): 10am-5pm
Tuesday, April 11 (pick your price day): 10am-4pm
Specially priced items will be half-price on Sunday (half-price day) and remain at half-price for the remainder of the sale. Specials are exempt from bag day and pick your price day.
The sale takes place in the Melvin Community Room of the library and the foyer of the library. Please call with any questions: 607-387-5623.
Every Thursday at 10:30 am, the library holds a storytime and art project for our young patrons. The themes this season include
March 9 – Pets
March 16 – Farm
March 23 – Spring
March 30 – Sea Creatures
April 6 – Socks and Shoes
April 13 – Rabbits
April 20 – Earth Day
April 27 – Birds
May 4 – Hats
May 11 – Mothers
May 18 – Fruit
May 25 – Jungle Animals
The library will host free tax clinics on Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm from February 1 – April 12. The program is available to all seniors age 60+ (with spouses of any age) as well as individuals with disabilities, individuals with incomes below $32,000, and families with incomes below $54,000. Please call 342-6763 during library hours to schedule an appointment.
Returns are prepared by IRS trained and certified volunteers. The program is sponsored by IRS, Lifelong, and United Way of Tompkins County.