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Some Housekeeping Announcements

It's almost spring, and we're doing some spring housekeeping! We are working to make sure our patron and holdings databases are accurate and up-to-date—and we need your help.

How can you help? We’re glad you asked!

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Call for Proposals: TCPL Teen Center Mural

We're excited to announce a search for artists to paint a mural that celebrates our Equity Statement. We're asking for submissions that feel youthful and appropriate for a teen audience. Successful applicants are comfortable working with teen volunteers to complete the project. A jury to award $2,000 will be assembled in November, including teen library users and TCPL staff.

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Sun Prints!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at TCPL have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in July. Any questions or comments, please contact Joah Tang, Library Assistant, by email at jtang@tcpl.org.

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Take and Make STEAM Kits: Chromatography Butterflies!

Thank you for crafting with us! All of the current Take and Make kits at  TCPL and the Sciencenter have been claimed and are unavailable at this time. We're putting together a new Take and Make kit that will be available sometime in July. Any questions or comments, please contact Joah Tang, Library Assistant, by email at jtang@tcpl.org.

What colors are hiding inside a marker???

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Social Solidarity Haiku Window Display

We're pleased to present a Social Solidarity Haiku window display, now through May 15, 2021!

Viewable from the North Reading Room windows facing Green Street, these original haiku were created by community members during three separate Social Solidarity Haiku workshops held throughout the pandemic. The workshops were led by former Tompkins County Poet Laureate Melissa Tuckey, and were offered to help raise the community’s voices with frontline essential workers. The display was designed in collaboration with Makerspace Librarian Cady Fontana.

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