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Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more.

If you are reading on an older device or a Fire tablet, want to view our selection of streaming videos, or require the use of a screen reader, you can enjoy our digital collection using the classic OverDrive app. If using a computer, you may also choose to discover titles using our digital collection website.

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Upcoming Events

Library Closed due to COVID-19

All Day 3/14 - 4/29
Branches:
Tompkins County Public Library
Description:
Effective 3/14 through 4/29 the Library will be closed due to our responsibility to the community in limiting the spread of the Coronavirus in conjunction with Tompkins County School closings. You can still access many online resources at www.tc...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Animal Sleepover Storytime

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
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-...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: FPV Rover Scavenger Hunt for Teens

April 9, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
You and your team of makers have crashed landed on a deserted planet full of wrecked space craft. Your job: build a rover to search and collect parts for an escape rocket. Be weary though, other teams have crashed too and want a way off the planet. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

April 9, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Make it light up and learn to code! This program is all about expressing yourself through computer programming. We'll be using the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, a small microcontroller with big possibilities, to learn the basics of coding...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

April 9, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our casual weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour workshops ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Conversation Group

April 9, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
If you have taken some French in the past and would like to find a place to practice your foreign language skills, please join us. Every week we will speak in French on topics ranging from US and French Politics or World news, to culture, litera...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

April 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's conten...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Alternatives Federal Credit Union Income Tax Assistance

April 10, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library's Digital Lab will be a site hosting Alternatives Federal Credit Union's Free Tax Preparation service.  This service is available to low-income residents of Tompkins and Cortland Counties, and is completely free as...