At a Glance


We take donations on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9am-12 noon.   To prepare your donations for drop-off, check our Donations page for information about acceptable items and tax receipts.  The last day for donations is Saturday, September 19.

The Fall Sale starts Saturday, October 10, at 8:00am, and runs for three long weekends. For general sale information, click here.  Click here for complete Sale hours.

If you have joined the Friends at the $100 (or higher) level, you are invited to the Member-only Fall Pre-Sale being held on Tuesday, October 6, 6:00pm-7:00pm.  See the Member-only Pre-Sale page for further information.

Our May and October Book Sales are the main source of funding for the Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library organization.   The proceeds from our twice-yearly book sales benefit the Tompkins County Public Library  (TCPL), the Finger Lakes Library System (FLLS) and organizations working for literacy in Tompkins County.


How To Volunteer


Read about the Spring 2014 Book Sale in an article by Louise Hoffman Broach in Life in the Finger Lakes.


Looking ahead to the Fall Book Sale

…The Friends 2015 Fall Sale dates are: Oct. 10-12, 17-19, & 24-27.



Last updated: September 4, 2015 at 15:27 pm