Imagine: Toys for Everyone to Borrow.  
A Community Resource Devoted to Play!  

Our mission statement: 

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

Come play in our play area and find some treasures to take home.
Clinton West Plaza, 
609 West Clinton Street, 
Suite 106, 
Ithaca, NY, 14850

Winter Hours Mondays 3pm-6pm Tuesdays 9:30am-11:30am Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am Thursdays 3pm-6pm Saturdays 10:30am-1:30pm

We will be closed on:
December 24th through 26th (Christmas)
December 31st through January 2nd (New Years)
January 20th (MLK Day)
February 17th (Presidents' Day)

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

Please stop in and become a member soon!
Membership info can be found here: Membership

The Finger Lakes Toy Library is happy to announce the hiring of a new Director of Operations, Emily Art. 
Thank you to the Community Foundation’s Lane Family Fund and Tompkins Today and Tomorrow Fund for helping to fund this position. 
Learn more about Emily at: Who We Are

Do you need to renew your toys? Send an email to:
with your name and we will renew your loan for you!

Curious what we carry in our toy collection? Check out our online catalogue here:

Just a bit of our collection!

June 22nd, 2017: ribbon-cutting ceremony!

Please see our Event Calendar for upcoming events.

      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!

Please click here to Donate via PayPal and help us provide toys for all.
Our PayPal email address is:  

Alternatively, checks can be made out to Finger Lakes Toy Library, Inc.
and mailed to PO Box 6769, Ithaca, NY, 14851

Interested in adding to our toy collection?
Toy donation guidelines can be found on our Donate page.
Due to space limitations we are currently only able to accept really unique or high quality toys. Please consider what we already have and what you are offering before bringing in any toy donations.

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

This site is under construction. Please come back often for updates and improvements.

Please contact us at:

Emily Art, 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