Directions to Finger Lakes Library System

119 E. Green Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-273-4074


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FROM THE SOUTH:

  • Rte. 13 North to Ithaca.
  • Turn right on Green Street (Dunkin Donuts store on the corner). Stay in right hand lane.
  • 6 blocks to the Tompkins County Public Library (TCPL). Finger Lakes Library System is housed with TCPL.
  • Turn right on to Cayuga Street at the intersection. There is an entrance to the city parking garage on
  • Cayuga Street, on the left side of the street, across from the Holiday Inn. Park in the garage.
  • At ground level from the garage elevator/stairs on Cayuga Street, turn right and follow the sidewalk and cross the garage entrance/exit driveway.
  • Turn right after crossing the driveway and follow the walkway along the Tompkins County Library Building to the east corner of the of the building and turn left.
  • Our entrance is the first door right on the corner. The Finger Lakes Library System sign is by our door. Please use the doorbell to the right of the doorway.
  • A staff member will greet you.

FROM THE NORTH:

  • Take Rte. 96 South to Ithaca. As you cross over the bridge Rt. 96 becomes Buffalo St. Stay in the right hand lane.
  • Turn right onto Fulton Street. Stay in the left hand lane.
  • Turn left onto Green Street. Stay in the right hand lane.
  • 6 blocks to the Tompkins County Public Library. The Finger Lakes Library System is housed in the same building.
  • Turn right on to Cayuga Street at the intersection. There is an entrance to the city parking garage on Cayuga Street, the left side of the street, across from the Holiday Inn.
  • At ground level from the garage elevator/stairs on Cayuga Street, turn right and follow the sidewalk and cross the garage entrance/exit driveway.
  • Turn right after crossing the driveway and follow the walkway along the Tompkins County Library Building to the east corner of the of the building and turn left.
  • Our entrance is the first door right on the corner. The Finger Lakes Library System sign is by our door. Please use the doorbell to the right of the doorway.
  • A staff member will greet you.
OR
  • Take Rte. 13 South to Ithaca.
  • Turn left onto Green Street. Stay in the right hand lane.
  • 6 blocks to the Tompkins County Public Library. The Finger Lakes Library System is housed in the same building.
  • Turn right on to Cayuga Street at the intersection. There is an entrance to the city parking garage on Cayuga Street, the left side of the street, across from the Holiday Inn.
  • At ground level from the garage elevator/stairs on Cayuga Street, turn right and follow the sidewalk and cross the garage entrance/exit driveway.
  • Turn right after crossing the driveway and follow the walkway along the Tompkins County Library Building to the east corner of the of the building and turn left.
  • Our entrance is the first door right on the corner.  The Finger Lakes Library System sign is by our door. Please use the doorbell to the right of the doorway.
  • A staff member will greet you.

FROM THE EAST:

  • Take Rte. 88 West to NY-206 exit #8, towards Bainbridge.
  • Turn right onto NYS-206 N.
  • NY-206 N becomes NY-79
  • NY-79 becomes State Street in the city of Ithaca. At the bottom of the hill keep going straight on State Street, to the Commons. Turn left onto Aurora Street.
  • Turn right onto Clinton Street. (1 block)
  • Turn right onto Cayuga Street. (1 block)
  • Finger Lakes Library System – is housed with the Tompkins County Public Library; next to the parking garage.
  • The Library building is on the same block as the city parking garage, use the city parking garage on your right.
  • At ground level from the garage elevator/stairs on Cayuga Street, turn right and follow the sidewalk and cross the garage entrance/exit driveway.
  • Turn right after crossing the driveway and follow the walkway along the Tompkins County Library Building to the east corner of the of the building and turn left.
  • Our entrance is the first door right on the corner. The Finger Lakes Library System sign is by our door. Please use the doorbell to the right of the doorway.
  • A staff member will greet you.
OR
  • Take the NYS Thruway to Waterloo Exit.
  • Turn right onto Rte. 414. Follow the signs to Rte. 89
  • Follow Rte. 89 into Ithaca.
  • Turn left at the first intersection (Buffalo Street) and stay in the right lane.
  • Turn right onto Fulton Street. Stay in the left hand lane.
  • Turn left onto Green Street. Stay in the right hand lane.
  • Turn right on to Cayuga Street at the intersection. There is an entrance to the city parking garage on Cayuga Street, the left side of the street, across from the Holiday Inn.
  • Finger Lakes Library System – housed with the Tompkins County Public Library.
  • At ground level from the garage elevator/stairs on Cayuga Street, turn right and follow the sidewalk and cross the garage entrance/exit driveway.
  • Turn right after crossing the driveway and follow the walkway along the Tompkins County Library Building to the east corner of the of the building and turn left.
  • Our entrance is the first door right on the corner. The Finger Lakes Library System sign is by our door. Please use the doorbell to the right of the doorway.
  • A staff member will greet you.