Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description
New York State Sexual Harassment Laws with Robert. C. Whitaker, Jr., Esq.  On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed a bill into law that expands employers’ liability for sexual harassment, imposes restrictions on the settlement of claims, a...

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Children aged 3-6 are invited to celebrate summer by creating their own masterpieces at this drop-in program.  Stop by anytime to join in! ...

One-on-One Tech Help

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Game On Summer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Teen Center
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Game On returns this summer! Join us for weekly D&D, Magic the Gathering, and other tabletop games.  ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace
Description:
Join volunteer Micky C. in the Makerspace every other Monday this summer for open sewing time! Use our Singer machines, or our hand sewing tools and cutting tables. Bring clothes to mend, small projects to work on, or learn new techniques from Micky....

3-D Printing Lab

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Join us in our new makerspace for 3-D printing lab, where participants can bring in their 3D model files and bring them to life using one of our state-of-the-art 3D printers. Participants should bring their files (.STL or .OBJ) on a flashdriv...

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Housing Workshop

9:00am - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description
Affordable Housing vs Supportive Housing for local stakeholders led by the Continuum of Care - a program of the Human Services Coalition. By invitation only....

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Stories in the Park

11:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...

Sit! Stay! Read!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Music
Description:
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children Birth- 5 years of age. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute mus...

Readathon Q&A

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
Everything you've wanted to know about the READATHON- our annual 24-hour read out loud challenge raising funds for TCPL! Whether you just want to know how it works, need some fundraising tips and ideas, or want to sign up for your timeslot, join us w...

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...

La Leche League of Ithaca

10:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Families
Program Type: Community Groups
Description:
La Leche League is a non-profit organization that offers information, encouragement and support to breast feeding mothers. Not a library-sponsored event....

Digital Lab Open Hours

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

Teen Writing Workshop

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Poetry, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Craft a meaningful life and shape your future through poetry and creative writing! Dr. Regenspan will inspire writers by sharing and analyzing a poem or paragraph from contemporary fiction to determine how the author accomplished their work of art. P...

One-on-One Tech Help

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Children and families are invited to creative dance workshop with local instructor Amanda Moretti! Participants will learn basic steps, balancing techniques, and whole body expression. People of all abilities are encouraged to join in the fun. Thi...

Next Chapter Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...

Game On!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Kids and teens are invited to a weekly drop-in gaming program! We'll meet every week for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...

Henna with Nuala

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults, Teens (13-17)
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Join local teen Nuala for a henna workshop! Learn how to draw beautiful designs, and how to apply henna to the hands or feet. Henna is a paste created from powdered dry leaves of the henna plant, to create temporary tattoos that stain the skin a rich...

One-on-One Tech Help

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Reading Challenge
Description:
Join us Thursday, August 2, to discuss the book, Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel.This book club is part of our 2018 Libraries Rock! Adult Summer Reading Program. Summary: "One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies on...

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...

Summer Baby Storytime

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Pop-Up Tie Dye Party

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Outside Entrance of Library
Ages: Families, Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Get your groove on with our Pop-Up Tie Dye Party! Bring in a white cotton item to dye--tees, totes, pillow cases, and even socks work well. We will also have some plain cotton tees in various sizes available while supplies last. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Attendance at all classes is not required but each week par...

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Summer Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early-literacy skills at Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. ...

Adult Board Game Club

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Game On Summer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Teen Center
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Game On returns this summer! Join us for weekly D&D, Magic the Gathering, and other tabletop games.  ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Reading Challenge
Description:
Libraries Rock! Celebrate the Adult Summer Reading Challenge by eating some ice cream and talking about your favorite and least favorite summer books! Prize raffles today for patrons who have completed the challenge. This event is for adult partic...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
Tompkins Workforce NY is hosting a "Meet the Employer" session with Comfort Keepers. Join us to learn about the culture and job opportunities available, as well as what they're looking for in resumes, cover letters and interviews. Discover what kinds...

Stories in the Park

11:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...

Sit! Stay! Read!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Music
Description:
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children Birth- 5 years of age. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute mus...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Adults, Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Police Officers present the data and dangers of Distracted Driving. This is a library-sponsored event. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Gathering in one place for the first time previously unpublished work, as well as already classic essays, such as, Joy, and, Find Your Beach, Feel Free offers a survey of important recent events in culture and politics. Equally at home in the world o...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...

STEAM Kids

10:30am - 11:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: STEAM
Description:
Children ages 4 - 7 are invited to a drop-in morning of STEAM-inspired crafts and activities. Explore fusions of art and science! ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

Teen Writing Workshop

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Poetry, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Craft a meaningful life and shape your future through poetry and creative writing! Dr. Regenspan will inspire writers by sharing and analyzing a poem or paragraph from contemporary fiction to determine how the author accomplished their work of art. P...

One-on-One Tech Help

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Staff Meeting

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Description:
Active Killer Training ...

Cinemapolis

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Description:
Monthly Meeting ...

Teen Karaoke Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Music
Description:
Bring some friends, pick your favorite tunes and have a blast singing!  Snacks and drinks will be provided. ...

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Children and families are invited to creative dance workshop with local instructor Amanda Moretti! Participants will learn basic steps, balancing techniques, and whole body expression. People of all abilities are encouraged to join in the fun. Thi...

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Next Chapter Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...

Game On!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Kids and teens are invited to a weekly drop-in gaming program! We'll meet every week for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Description:
Stop by the Makerspace to see what artist Laura Rowley is up to! Complete a 10 minute project using the featured tool for the day, a silk screen! Bring a blank T-shirt or tote, or print on our scrap fabric and make a banner or patch. After you comple...

Copy of TEENS

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room

Digital Lab Open Hours

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Comics Camp for Kids!

9:30am - 10:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will lead a comics workshop for children ages 8-12. This camp will be held weekdays, July 30 - August 10. Registration is not required; drop in for any part of the two week series. ...

Summer Baby Storytime

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

Chalk Art Extravaganza

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Outside Entrance of Library
Ages: Adults, Families, Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Join us for a Chalk Art Extravaganza! Come see what you and your community can create on the sidewalk panels along Green Street. We will provide the chalk! ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Families, Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, Lectures
Description:
Join the Tompkins County Health Department's staff at this library co-sponsored community education session around tick identification and habitat, safety measures to take for protection, proper removal of ticks, and when to call your provider. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Attendance at all classes is not required but each week par...

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
Tim Emerson of Kwan Yin Healing and William Garrison of Jolly Buddha Massage both specialize in helping people stuck in long-term pain. Each will present a talk, with ample time for questions and discussion. Content will include the differences b...

Summer Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early-literacy skills at Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. ...

Adult Board Game Club

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited on a Mythological Writing Adventure with Troye Platt. Sink into the world of Greek Mythology and create your own stories! This week-long writing camp will include short dramatic exercises. ...

Makerspace One-on-One

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Description:
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...

One-on-One Tech Help

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Game On Summer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Teen Center
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Game On returns this summer! Join us for weekly D&D, Magic the Gathering, and other tabletop games.  ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace
Description:
Join volunteer Micky C. in the Makerspace every other Monday this summer for open sewing time! Use our Singer machines, or our hand sewing tools and cutting tables. Bring clothes to mend, small projects to work on, or learn new techniques from Micky....

3-D Printing Lab

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Description:
Join us in our new makerspace for 3-D printing lab, where participants can bring in their 3D model files and bring them to life using one of our state-of-the-art 3D printers. Participants should bring their files (.STL or .OBJ) on a flashdriv...

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

POST

9:30am - 3:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited on a Mythological Writing Adventure with Troye Platt. Sink into the world of Greek Mythology and create your own stories! This week-long writing camp will include short dramatic exercises. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Families are invited to a performance by Circus Culture's Youth Camp! ...

Stories in the Park

11:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...

Sit! Stay! Read!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...

One-on-One Tech Help

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Music
Description:
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children Birth- 5 years of age. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute mus...

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Staff Meeting

9:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Description:
Active Killer Training ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited on a Mythological Writing Adventure with Troye Platt. Sink into the world of Greek Mythology and create your own stories! This week-long writing camp will include short dramatic exercises. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

One-on-One Tech Help

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Teen Writing Workshop

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Poetry, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Craft a meaningful life and shape your future through poetry and creative writing! Dr. Regenspan will inspire writers by sharing and analyzing a poem or paragraph from contemporary fiction to determine how the author accomplished their work of art. P...

Local Leaders of Color

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
Registration Required
Description:
Quarterly Meeting ...

STEAM Crafternoon

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: STEAM
Description:
Children ages 8-12 are invited to a drop-in afternoon of STEAM-inspired crafts and activities. Explore fusions of art and science! ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Local History, Meetings
Description:
This will be the second meeting of Tompkins County Genealogy Society. The History Center in Tompkins County and the Tompkins County Public Library host a local genealogy society with the goals of building and supporting a network and making reso...

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited on a Mythological Writing Adventure with Troye Platt. Sink into the world of Greek Mythology and create your own stories! This week-long writing camp will include short dramatic exercises. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Amber

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room

Next Chapter Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...

Game On!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Kids and teens are invited to a weekly drop-in gaming program! We'll meet every week for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited on a Mythological Writing Adventure with Troye Platt. Sink into the world of Greek Mythology and create your own stories! This week-long writing camp will include short dramatic exercises. ...

Summer Baby Storytime

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

11:00am - 12:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Makerspace One-on-One

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Description:
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Attendance at all classes is not required but each week par...

Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Free Concert: The Flywheels

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Outside Entrance of Library
Ages: Adults, Families, Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Performance, Music
Description:
Join us for a free Saturday morning concert on Green Street!   The Flywheels are a group of young people who play bluegrass with grit, with some old time fiddle tunes and honky-tonk numbers thrown in for good measure. They are Liz Pickard ...

Summer Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early-literacy skills at Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. ...

Adult Board Game Club

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Makerspace One-on-One

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...

Game On Summer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Teen Center
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Game On returns this summer! Join us for weekly D&D, Magic the Gathering, and other tabletop games.  ...

One-on-One Tech Help

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Stories in the Park

11:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...

Sit! Stay! Read!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...

One-on-One Tech Help

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Music
Description:
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children Birth- 5 years of age. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute mus...

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Tompkins County DSS

10:00am - 11:45am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description:
Coordinated Transportation Planning Meeting ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Description:
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering summer open lab hours in its digital lab, starting the second week of July.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.&nb...

One-on-One Tech Help

11:30am - 12:30pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

Teen Writing Workshop

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Poetry, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Craft a meaningful life and shape your future through poetry and creative writing! Dr. Regenspan will inspire writers by sharing and analyzing a poem or paragraph from contemporary fiction to determine how the author accomplished their work of art. P...

STEAM Book Club

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: STEAM, Book Clubs
Description:
Children ages 8-12 are invited to a STEAM-themed (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) book club. In August we will be joined by Primitive Pursuits for a discussion of Walking Is a Way of Knowing: In a Kadar Forest, by Madhuri Ramesh, Manis...

Makerspace One-on-One

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
What do you want to make? Library Assistant Josh will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Each r...

Campaign Finance Reform

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Description
Two speakers will address the history, regulations, importance, effects and proposed reforms for campaign financing. • Laura Bierman, President of the NYS League of Women Voters • Dr. Jonathan Krasno, Professor, State University of New York, Bingh...

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

IC Plunge

9:00am - 3:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children entering kindergarten are invited to shake off the first-day-of-school jitters at this special storytime. Enjoy stories, songs and crafts all about kindergarten, and meet some new friends! ...

One-on-One Tech Help

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Next Chapter Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...

Game On!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Kids and teens are invited to a weekly drop-in gaming program! We'll meet every week for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults, Teens (13-17)
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Description:
Join TCPL volunteer Birch in our digital lab to learn how to use Lego Digital Designer.  LDD is a software program that allows users to create models using virtual LEGO bricks.  The program features a palette of bricks and pieces in differe...

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Leadership Tompkins

8:00am - 10:00am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
Professional Development Workshop with Cindy Wilcox for Leadership Tompkins...

IC Plunge

9:30am - 3:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West

One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Ages: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Summer Baby Storytime

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

Makerspace One-on-One

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Description:
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Attendance at all classes is not required but each week par...

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Summer Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early-literacy skills at Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. ...

Adult Board Game Club

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
Description:
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...

Library Closed

9/1 @ 9:30am - 9/3 @ 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Description:
The library is closed today, but you may visit our online collections at https://flls.overdrive.com. ...

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
Event is a group meeting discussing self discovery. We are planning on video recording the meeting, but not in the public areas of the library. ...

Tedd Bean

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room

Makerspace One-on-One

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...

Game On Summer

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Teen Center
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Game On returns this summer! Join us for weekly D&D, Magic the Gathering, and other tabletop games.  ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace
Description:
Join volunteer Micky C. in the Makerspace every other Monday this summer for open sewing time! Use our Singer machines, or our hand sewing tools and cutting tables. Bring clothes to mend, small projects to work on, or learn new techniques from Micky....
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Join us for pajama storytime and send your stuffed animal on an after-hours Library adventure!!! After storytime ends, your stuffed animal will spend the night exploring the Library! Children can pick up their animals and a postcard of their late-...

3-D Printing Lab

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Description:
Join us in our new makerspace for 3-D printing lab, where participants can bring in their 3D model files and bring them to life using one of our state-of-the-art 3D printers. Participants should bring their files (.STL or .OBJ) on a flashdriv...

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Stories in the Park

11:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Off Site
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...

Sit! Stay! Read!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Music
Description:
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children Birth- 5 years of age. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute mus...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Description:
Join José Buenaventura González Gutiérrez, master weaver and textile artist, for a beginner's lesson on tapestry weaving. Learn about the history and culture of weaving, and try your own hand at some tapestry techniques! Space is limited and regi...

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

Makerspace One-on-One

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
What do you want to make? Library Assistant Josh will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Each r...

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Next Chapter Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...

Game On!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Kids and teens are invited to a weekly drop-in gaming program! We'll meet every week for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Local History
Description:
A bounty of crisp apples, heirloom produce, artisan cheeses and grass-fed meats complement the glorious wines of the Finger Lakes wine country. Join Sommelier Laura Winter Falk, PhD, as she explores the Finger Lakes' gustatory legacy and evolution, f...

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Summer Baby Storytime

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

Narcan Training

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description:
Narcan Training ...

Makerspace One-on-One

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Description:
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Attendance at all classes is not required but each week par...

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Library Closed

9/1 @ 9:30am - 9/3 @ 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Description:
The library is closed today, but you may visit our online collections at https://flls.overdrive.com. ...