Library Services

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Get a Library Card

Your Finger Lakes Library System card enables you to access all 33 of our member libraries.

To apply for a Finger Lakes Library System card please come into the Library or call the Director at 607-582-6218.

Logging in to your account:

  • Your Username or Barcode begins with a D.
  • Your Password is the last 4 digits of the phone number, unless you have changed it.

If you have any trouble with your card, please email or call 607-582-6218.  We will be glad to help!

Public Services

Public Computers

Available for use during Open Hours.


Available for patron check out for 1 week periods.


Available 24/7 from the parking lot and front porch

Print/Copy/Fax Services

Available at a minimal cost during open hours.

Notary Services

Call/email the Library to make an appointment.


Adventure Passes

Stop in to the Library to check out adventure passes/kits for FREE admission to the following locations:

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Empire Pass

The Empire Pass is your key to all-season enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more.

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The Sciencenter is a non-profit hands-on science museum in Ithaca, New York.  The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower.

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Cayuga Nature Center

The Cayuga Nature Center provides indoor and outdoor programs and exhibits that encourage visitors to explore and understand the natural history of the Cayuga Lake Basin as part of the regional and global ecosystems.

The Nature Center’s 100 acres of woodland and old field overlooking Cayuga Lake are home to a six-story treehouse, live native animals, a gorge and waterfall, and more than 5 miles of walking trails. The historic main lodge, built by the WPA in 1939, houses the largest public aquarium in the Finger Lakes – highlighting the fish life of Cayuga Lake past and present – as well as exhibits on local forest ecology, wildlife, and climate.

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Museum of the Earth

The Paleontological Research Institution’s Museum of the Earth was established in 2003 to provide the general public with a unique opportunity to explore our world through a mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions. The museum’s 8,000-square-foot permanent exhibition takes visitors on a journey through 4.5 billion years of history, from the Earth’s origin to the present day. Through hands-on, visual exhibitions and outreach, the Museum of the Earth encourages critical thinking about life on Earth in the past and today, and how our species is affecting the natural world.

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Paca Pass to Cabin View Alpacas

The Paca Pass is a special collaboration between Lodi Whittier Library and Cabin View Alpacas in Trumansburg, NY.  This pass allows you free admission for 1-2 adults and 2 children for Cabin View's Walking Tours Friday-Sunday from 11-4 during the Summer and Fall months.  Meet Moms and babies as you wander through their pasture, enjoy the company and the view of Cayuga Lake. A small group of yearling boys will eat out of your hand. Then on to see the donkeys and goats!  Arrangements for additional family members or activities can be purchased.

Finger Lakes Library System Resources

The Finger Lakes Library System is a cooperative library system, chartered in 1958 by New York State, to serve the public libraries in Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga, and Tompkins Counties. Our member libraries, currently numbering 33, are independent and governed by local Boards of Trustees. One of twenty-three library systems in New York State, we operate under a state-approved plan of service. The System is governed by an eleven member Board of Trustees with two representatives from each of the five counties served, and one at-large member.

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Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit

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TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is a digital collection of animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, and graphic novels for kids. It also includes a collection of full length, unabridged classics in audio format and a small collection of books in French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. Also available are puzzles, games and quizzes. TumbleBook Library can also be viewed in Spanish and French.

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Use HeritageQuest to discover your family history with this easy-to-search collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s. This collection consists of five core data sets: US Federal Censuses, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War record, Freedman’s Bank Records, and the US Congressional Serial Set.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and Japanese. Visit the website or download their app and learn a new language wherever you are!

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JobNow™ consists of a unique suite of resources for job seekers, including access to trained career experts who provide live, one-to-one assistance. JobNow™ services include: templates, on-demand tutorials, helpful links and tips, live interview coaching, resume lab, live career assistance, eParachute, Optimal Resume, and the Adult Learning Center. The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to adult learners through test preparation (including the TASC and the U.S. Citizenship Test) and a comprehensive academic skills center featuring live, online tutors. JobNow™ resources are available 24/7. Live services are available from 2pm-11pm; 7 days/week.
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Lodi Library Conference Room

Karel Titus Conference Room

To begin reserving the Karel Titus Conference please complete the form below.  A Library staff member will respond by email within 3 days.  If you have additional questions or need a response more quickly, please email or call 607-582-6218.

Reserve the Conference Room

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Book/DVD Donations

We are grateful for your donations!  They make our mid-September Book Sale a wonderful community event every year!  We hope we have answered all your questions in the FAQ below but if you have more, feel free to email or call 607-582-6218.

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