Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Library Closed

5/26 @ 9:30am - 5/28 @ 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, May 27th, 2018

Library Closed

5/26 @ 9:30am - 5/28 @ 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. ...

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Library Closed

5/26 @ 9:30am - 5/28 @ 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. ...

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

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. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Join us for a 8 week Memoir Writing Workshop for adults ages 65 and up.  Paige Eve Chant, creative writing teacher and TCPL intern will be facilitating this workshop. Participants will be exploring memories and life experiences through the art o...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Computer System Upgrade

8:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Description:
A scheduled upgrade to Tompkins County Public Library’s Polaris computer system will cause a temporary interruption of service for Library patrons, Wednesday, May 30. The system will be unavailable from 8 a.m. to noon, preventing patrons from sear...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Join artist Vanessa Varjian in our new Makerspace, to learn how to design and hand-cut a stamp! Use hand tools to carefully shape and detail a stamp that can be used to decorate cards, wrapping paper, books, or most any surfaces. Vanessa received ...

Thursday, May 31st, 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...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

CUSLAR

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Description:
Hola, Amigos!  Spanish through Play.  Spanish classes for families with children 3 - 12 years old.     ...

Advocacy Center

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Program Type: Community Groups
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Job Search and Conquer - May 10th from 2 to 4 p.m.:  Want to learn the ins and outs of online job searching?  Need to get the hang of online applications?  The workshop will cover the basics of online job searching, filling out online ...

Friday, June 1st, 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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Baby & Toddler Playtime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Description:
Baby & Toddler Playtime is an hour-long unstructured play and social time for children and adults offering a warm, child-friendly space with books, music and a variety of age-appropriate toys. ...
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. ...

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings, Other
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: Other
Description:
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand. RSVPs are appreciated but drop-ins are welcome as well.   ...

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, June 3rd, 2018

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Game On!

2:00pm - 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 Monday for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Families
Program Type: Community Groups
Description:
Hola Amigos! Spanish through Play. Spanish classes for families with children 3 - 12 years old. For more information please visit www.cuslar.org. Not library sponsored. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Adults, Teens (13-17)
Program Type: STEAM, Lectures, Technology Class
Registration Required
Description:
Back by popular demand! We are so excited to welcome Kate Essig for a one night only lecture about the basics of podcasting, tips of the trade, and how to get started making your own podcast. Our workshop series had such a great response, we decid...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description:
Balancing Mission and Margin in Uncertain Financial Times with Marya Besharov.  The workshop will explore practical strategies and practices for balancing mission and margin.  Fee $55.  Visit www.hsctc.org/workshops for details &nbs...

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. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Join us for a 8 week Memoir Writing Workshop for adults ages 65 and up.  Paige Eve Chant, creative writing teacher and TCPL intern will be facilitating this workshop. Participants will be exploring memories and life experiences through the art o...
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. ...

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

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....

One-on-One Tech Help

1:30pm - 2:30pm
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: Teen Center
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Meetings
Description:
Our Junior Library Advisory Council is a great opportunity for teens looking to develop leadership skills in their community. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month to plan events for other teens, advocate for and promote the library, and other...

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

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...

CUSLAR

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Description:
Hola, Amigos!  Spanish through Play.  Spanish classes for families with children 3 - 12 years old.     ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Description:
Join us Thursday, June 7th, to discuss our summer selection, Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor. A limited number of copies will be available for preregistered participants to borrow. For more information or to register, contact Joyce at (607) 272-4557 ...

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Baby & Toddler Playtime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Ages: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Description:
Baby & Toddler Playtime is an hour-long unstructured play and social time for children and adults offering a warm, child-friendly space with books, music and a variety of age-appropriate toys. ...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Description:
Join volunteer Mehveen for a casual drawing and painting session in the new Makerspace! There will be a still-life set up, and Mehveen will be available for tips and pointers. Bring your favorite media, or use what we have on hand. Basic supplies ...
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, June 9th, 2018

Classical Opera Performance

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
Ages: Adults, Families
Program Type: Music
Description:
Join us for an afternoon of Opera at TCPL! Soprano  Elena Galvan and Tenor Daniel Bates will perform a showcase of Italian operatic selections (TBA!) About Elena Galvan: Praised for her “voice [that] shines with a winsome, lyric luster”...
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. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Families, Kids (5-12)
Program Type: STEAM
Description:
Children ages 5 and up and their families are invited to a free science program co-hosted by Cornell Center for Materials Research. Registration is required. To register, please email ccmr_outreach@cornell.edu. Please give the name and age of yo...

Adult Board Game Club

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Other
Description:
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand. RSVPs are appreciated but drop-ins are welcome as well.   ...

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, June 10th, 2018

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Game On!

2:00pm - 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 Monday for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Ages: Families
Program Type: Community Groups
Description:
Hola Amigos! Spanish through Play. Spanish classes for families with children 3 - 12 years old. For more information please visit www.cuslar.org. Not library sponsored. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Lectures
Description:
This week's Green Home topic: Energy and Water conservation Would you like to hear how you can conserve water and energy within your home on just a few dollars?  Water conservation will save you money on your water bill and extend the life of...

Tuesday, June 12th, 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'...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description
You are invited to attend the first in a series of presentations about value-based payments and how your organization fits into NY State's Medicaid reform plan. FREE TO ATTEND - PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE HERE: www.hsctc.org/workshops ...

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. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Join us for a 8 week Memoir Writing Workshop for adults ages 65 and up.  Paige Eve Chant, creative writing teacher and TCPL intern will be facilitating this workshop. Participants will be exploring memories and life experiences through the art o...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Cinemapolis

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

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

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
Seats Remaining: 1
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...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Job Search and Conquer - May 10th from 2 to 4 p.m.:  Want to learn the ins and outs of online job searching?  Need to get the hang of online applications?  The workshop will cover the basics of online job searching, filling out online ...

CUSLAR

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Description:
Hola, Amigos!  Spanish through Play.  Spanish classes for families with children 3 - 12 years old.     ...

Friday, June 15th, 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. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

3:30pm - 4:30pm
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. ...

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Description:
Body Positive Fitness Alliance - One Day Training for Fitness Professionals   This is an educational event for wellness professionals to learn more about creating empowering, body-positive fitness communities and expanding accessibility to...

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. ...

Play 'n Talk

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Program Type: Community Groups
Description:
A local support group for families raising children on the autism spectrum. Parents and caregivers are invited to discuss and learn about various issues and resources concerning ASD. Childcare will be provided for children ages 3-13, who will match u...

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, June 17th, 2018

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Game On!

2:00pm - 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 Monday for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...

Tompkins County

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description:
Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting ...

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. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Lectures
Description:
This week's Green Home topic: Improving Your Home's Thermal Envelope Heating and cooling our homes require a tremendous amount of energy. Cost-effective envelope improvements - insulating and air sealing the walls, attic or roof, and basement or c...

Tuesday, June 19th, 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'...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Description
A panel discussion featuring local experts sharing tools and perspectives on universal design and visitability to allow individuals to live and age in their homes with optimal accessability across the lifespan. This workshop is sponsored by the Tomp...

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. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Join us for a 8 week Memoir Writing Workshop for adults ages 65 and up.  Paige Eve Chant, creative writing teacher and TCPL intern will be facilitating this workshop. Participants will be exploring memories and life experiences through the art o...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Description:
Interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? An important part of preparing for the citizenship exam is being familiar with 100 Civics questions on American government, history, geography and holidays. We are here to help you study!   The Commun...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Tompkins County DSS

10:00am - 11:30am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description:
Tompkins County Coordinated Transportation Plan Meeting ...

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. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Description:
Join volunteer Micky C. for this drop-in sewing workshop! Micky will be on hand to get you started using our heavy duty sewing machines and learning hand sewing basics. Micky can help you hem pants or skirts, sew on buttons, and do basic repairs. ...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

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
Seats Remaining: 1
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...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Description:
Join local fiber artist Sarah Gotowka to learn how to press and print with real flowers. Spend time learning about this art form, and pressing flowers yourself into a beautiful piece of art. Space is limited, and online registration is required. T...

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
A workshop to discover the fundraising and marketing methods and opportunities which will significantly boost organizational growth and success. Learn how to: - Leverage board members' professional expertise and personal strengths to excel in, an...

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. ...
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, June 23rd, 2018

Adult Board Game Club

9:00am - 10:00am
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. ...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

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. ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
Program Type: Other
Description:
Join David Moreland the Magician for this high-energy, 45-minute show packed with music, magic, comedy, puppetry, and several routines featuring members of the audience. Stick around after the show for Moreland’s 15-minute magic workshop. In it, you’...

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, June 24th, 2018

Monday, June 25th, 2018

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! ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Lectures
Description:
This week's Green Home topic: Introducing WELL, Putting the Human First The WELL Building Standard is revolutionizing the way people think about buildings. It explores how design, operations and behaviors within the places where we live, work, lea...

Tuesday, June 26th, 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...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Join us for a 8 week Memoir Writing Workshop for adults ages 65 and up.  Paige Eve Chant, creative writing teacher and TCPL intern will be facilitating this workshop. Participants will be exploring memories and life experiences through the art o...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Description:
Interested in becoming a U.S. citizen? An important part of preparing for the citizenship exam is being familiar with 100 Civics questions on American government, history, geography and holidays. We are here to help you study!   The Commun...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description
Representatives of the NYS Office of Children and Family Services will provide an overview of the programs they operate for incarcerated youth in the local / regional area. They will highlight current job openings and skills, education and experience...

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. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Refreshments will be served. ...

Thursday, June 28th, 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 Monday for board games, tabletop RPGs, card games and more. ...
Required
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Job Search and Conquer - May 10th from 2 to 4 p.m.:  Want to learn the ins and outs of online job searching?  Need to get the hang of online applications?  The workshop will cover the basics of online job searching, filling out online ...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Snug Planet

9:00am - 4:00pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Description:
Snug Planet Employee Retreat ...

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. ...
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...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Ages: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Celebrate summer and the beginning of our annual reading challenge and events with a free sing-along screening of the hit movie The Greatest Showman.  This event is geared for teens in grades 6-12, any adults must be accompanied by a teen.&nb...

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Adult Board Game Club

9:00am - 10:00am
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. ...

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. ...

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...