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Library Open

Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library - Public Area and Stacks at Tompkins County Public Library
Age Group:
Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
About this event::

What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions ar

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in the makerspace a...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Classes and Workshops, Other
Age Group:
Kids
About this event::

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 Mondays from 3-4 p.m. Children

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
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 Mondays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-sp...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
STEAM, Technology Class
Age Group:
Teens
About this event::

Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc... Teens are invited to the Makerspace for two hours of open-making time. Participants will have the opportunity to

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc... Teens are invited to the Makerspace for two hours of open-making time. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and use one of our Makerspace machines:  3D Printers (M...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Early Readers Book Club

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Families, Kids
About this event::

Children in grades K-2 are welcome to join our Early Readers Book Club. This program is meant to introduce excellent emerging reader books to children who have graduated from story

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Children in grades K-2 are welcome to join our Early Readers Book Club. This program is meant to introduce excellent emerging reader books to children who have graduated from storytime and are being introduced to more formal “learn-to-read” technique...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
About this event::

What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions ar

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in the makerspace a...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Build Night for Families

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
STEAM, Other
Age Group:
Families, Kids
About this event::

TCPL invites families to a weekly LEGO build night! Buckets of LEGO will be provided for participants to borrow for their builds. Participants will also have the opportunity to dis

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Other
About this event::
TCPL invites families to a weekly LEGO build night! Buckets of LEGO will be provided for participants to borrow for their builds. Participants will also have the opportunity to display their creations in the Youth Services section for one week. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Creative Writing Workshop

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Writing
Age Group:
Teens
About this event::

Love to write your own stories? Have ideas for your own characters and worlds, or an interest in writing fanfiction? Join Adrienne Raw for a Teen Creative Writing Workshop! Adrienn

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About this event::
Love to write your own stories? Have ideas for your own characters and worlds, or an interest in writing fanfiction? Join Adrienne Raw for a Teen Creative Writing Workshop! Adrienne is a SUNY Cortland Assistant Professor of Professional Writing. She ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspa

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3-D printer, Cricut, or sewing/embroidery ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Help One-on-One

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Digital Lab at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Book a volunteer technology tutor for help with one of the following: - basic computer questions, such as using email, navigating the internet, or finding your files. - learn

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Book a volunteer technology tutor for help with one of the following: - basic computer questions, such as using email, navigating the internet, or finding your files. - learning to navigate your ereader, phone or tablet. One topic on one dev...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

3-D Printing One-on-One

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
About this event::

Interested in 3-D printing and want to learn more?  Join volunteer George in TCPL’s makerspace for a tutorial session on how to get started!  Participants will learn the

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Interested in 3-D printing and want to learn more?  Join volunteer George in TCPL’s makerspace for a tutorial session on how to get started!  Participants will learn the basics: how our 3-D printers work, how to acquire the files needed to ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn to Sew One-on-One

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Learn the basics of using a modern sewing machine! Join volunteer Therese for a one hour instructional introduction to sewing. You will learn the parts, threading, and basic use

Full
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Learn the basics of using a modern sewing machine! Join volunteer Therese for a one hour instructional introduction to sewing. You will learn the parts, threading, and basic use of the machine. Stick around after the session for Makerspace Open Ho...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LGBTQIA+ Youth Group

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Digital Lab at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Makerspace, Other
Age Group:
Teens
About this event::

We're here for you. Lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning, not sure, trying to figure things out? Want to hang in a safe and supportive space or need someone to talk about se

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
We're here for you. Lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning, not sure, trying to figure things out? Want to hang in a safe and supportive space or need someone to talk about sexuality, sexual orientation, or gender? Join others in grades 6-12 to ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspa

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3-D printer, Cricut, or sewing/embroidery ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween Book Club - Inside Out & Back Again

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Book Clubs
Age Group:
Kids, Teens
About this event::

Readers ages 10-14 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club!  For April we will read Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai. Registration is required as space is limite

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About this event::
Readers ages 10-14 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club!  For April we will read Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online and receive a free copy of the book (we'll sen...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: Robot Wrestling

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
STEAM, Technology Class
Age Group:
Families, Kids, Teens
About this event::

TCPL invites youth 8+, Teens, and families to a weekly robot wrestling in the Makerspace! Each week participants will be challenged to program and tune a robot to be the last one s

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
TCPL invites youth 8+, Teens, and families to a weekly robot wrestling in the Makerspace! Each week participants will be challenged to program and tune a robot to be the last one standing in the arena. TCPL will provide three kinds of robots: Auto...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspa

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3-D printer, Cricut, or sewing/embroidery ...

Poetry Reading

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ezra Cornell Reading Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Spring Baby & Toddler Storytime

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
About this event::

Caregivers with toddlers and babies are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books. Following storytime each week, we'll have a baby & toddler playtime f

Full
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Caregivers with toddlers and babies are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books. Following storytime each week, we'll have a baby & toddler playtime from 11 am - noon. Registration is not needed but to receive a weekl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
About this event::

Drop-in open hours are back! Registration is no longer required. Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3-D printer, Cricut, or sewing/embroidery machines.  All equi

Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours are back! Registration is no longer required. Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3-D printer, Cricut, or sewing/embroidery machines.  All equipment will be available on a first come first served basis and machine...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Slow Flow Yoga

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
BorgWarner Full at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Classes and Workshops, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

This is an all-levels Slow Flow style yoga class, adaptable for people with different levels of fitness (it does involve sitting on a mat and standing up from the floor). Participa

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
This is an all-levels Slow Flow style yoga class, adaptable for people with different levels of fitness (it does involve sitting on a mat and standing up from the floor). Participants should bring a yoga mat if they have one, some are available for u...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
About this event::

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early literacy skills at Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and h

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
About this event::
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early literacy skills at Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and hands-on fun. Just drop in or register to get a reminder email! ...