Tompkins County Public Library

Welcome to Wild About Reading!

We LOVE chatting about books, authors, illustrators. Here you'll find some of the best books we're currently reading and what we've been sharing at our storytimes.

Tell us about the books you’re reading by writing a book review of your own at: We will post your review to this blog within the week.

Thanks for visiting and HAPPY READING!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Library to Offer Reading Sessions with Furry Friends

Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with the best nonjudgmental listener-- a dog--each Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Thaler/Howell Programming Room.

This program will be held weekly through April 29 and is co-sponsored by Cornell Companions.  For more information, contact the Library’s Youth Services Department at (607) 272-4557 extension 275.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Mu Phi Epsilon Presents a Musical Storytime

Children and families are invited to a Musical Storytime Saturday, March 29 at the Library!

Members of Mu Phi Epsilon, a professional and co-educational music fraternity at Ithaca College, will read and provide musical accompaniment to John Lithgow's Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo.  Following the reading, members will offer an "Instrument Petting Zoo," in which children can look, listen, touch, and play with a wide range of musical instruments.

Musical Storytime will begin at 3 p.m. in the Borg Warner Room.

For more information, visit: or contact the Youth Services Department at (607) 272-4557 extension 275.