A Community Resource Devoted to Play!  

Finger Lakes Toy Library's mission is to improve quality of life by increasing access to toys, supporting play, and encouraging a culture of reuse and sharing.

Curbside Pickup continues;

In Library Browsing added 7/1

Want to become a member, click here for more information!


NEW PROCESS! So, How Do I Get My Toys? 


If lending via curbside pick up: 

  1. Reserve toys online.

  2. Wait for an email notification that toys are ready for pick up.

  3. Pick up your toys within 7 days of notification. 

  4. Upon arrival please call 607-241-0977 or knock on the window and staff will bring you your toys.


If lending by browsing in-library: 

  1. Remember to stay home if sick -and- that upon arrival there may be a small wait to enter the library, admittance is on a first come first serve basis. One family may wait in the lobby at a time.

  2. Please sign in with staff.

  3. Please remove your shoes before entering the library. Shoes and strollers may be left in the hallway, coats and bags are welcome to come inside!

  4. Ensure all patrons over the age of 2 wear a mask. 

  5. Enter one family at a time

  6. Limit browsing time to 10 minutes. 

  7. No eating or drinking in the library.

  8. If your child places a toy in their mouth, please place it in the designated bin and alert staff on duty. In order to maximize attendance, please wait until you are home to play with your toys.

July - September 2021 Hours: Mondays 3-6pm
Thursdays 9:30-11:30am
Fridays 7:30-9:30am
Saturdays 9:30-10:30am

Holiday Closures:
Fourth of July Observed (Monday, July 5)
Labor Day (Monday, September 6)

We will be closed on any snow days called by the Ithaca City School District.
Please check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/fingerlakestoylibrary for updates on closings due to inclement weather.




      The Finger Lakes Toy Library is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are committed to offering membership to all, regardless of ability to pay. We need your support to continue our work!

Help us provide toys for all:
 Donate via PayPal 
Checks written to Finger Lakes Toy Library, Inc.
can be mailed to: PO Box 6769, Ithaca, NY 14851

Thank you for visiting the website for Finger Lakes Toy Library, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization formed in 2016 in Ithaca, NY.








Please contact us at:

Kelly Sauve, Interim Director of Operations

Debra Eileen Lewis, Board President


Clinton West Plaza
609 West Clinton Street
Suite 106
Ithaca, NY, 14850


Logo art by Kurt Piller