Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Makerspace One-on-One

August 20, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
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

August 20, 2018
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

August 20, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
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

August 21, 2018
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!

August 21, 2018
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

August 21, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
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. ...

Miss Judy’s Musical Adventure

August 21, 2018
4:30pm - 5:00pm
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 West
Description
A knitting, crochet, spinning, and general fiber craft gathering/circle (a.k.a. knit night). The evening will start off with a talk by one of our local shepherdesses. She'll tell us about her life as a shepherdess. Come to meet other makers in our co...

Tompkins County DSS

August 22, 2018
10:00am - 11:45am
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Description:
Coordinated Transportation Planning Meeting ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

August 22, 2018
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

August 22, 2018
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration
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. ...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

August 22, 2018
12:15pm - 12:45pm
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

August 22, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
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

August 22, 2018
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

August 22, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
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

August 22, 2018
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...

IC Plunge

August 23, 2018
9:00am - 3:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East

My First Day of Kindergarten Storytime

August 23, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
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

August 23, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
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

August 23, 2018
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...