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This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer Art Fun

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
About this event::

Let your imagination soar with local artist and teacher, Stiller Zusman with these activities: Week One: Collage Week Two: Sculpture Week Three: Hats Week Four: Printing T...

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::

Let your imagination soar with local artist and teacher, Stiller Zusman with these activities:

Week One: Collage
Week Two: Sculpture
Week Three: Hats
Week Four: Printing

Library Services & Policy

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

Thursday, August 1, 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!

This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Summer Baby & Toddler Storytime

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Off Site
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
About this event::

Caregivers and their children are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. On day...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::

Caregivers and their children are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

Friday, August 2, 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...

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Summer Creative Writing Workshop

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

Saturday, August 3, 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...

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

Monday, August 5, 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
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::

What do you want to make?

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

Monday, August 5, 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!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays

Monday, August 5, 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...

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Help One-on-One

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.

This event is in the "Families" group.

Stories in the Park

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Families
About this event::

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather while celebrating reading and building early literacy skills every week!  Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.  In in...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather while celebrating reading and building early literacy skills every week!  Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.  In inclement weather, we'll meet in the Thaler/Howell Programming Room.&

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::

What do you want to make?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Help One-on-One

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

NEWLY EXTENDED Makerspace Open Hours

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 3:30pm - 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!

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO Build Night for Families

Tuesday, August 6, 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.

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Dusty and Dott Live!

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
BorgWarner Full at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Performance, Other
Age Group:
Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
About this event::

Watch this space for more information about a live performance by Dusty & Dott! Dusty & Dott's mission is to foster the voice and imagination of the next generation. Bri...

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Performance, Other
About this event::

Watch this space for more information about a live performance by Dusty & Dott!

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TCPL x CNC Coding Club: Learn to code with real-world data!

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Digital Lab at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Digital Lab, STEAM
Age Group:
Kids, Teens
About this event::

Due to low enrollment, we will postpone this program to the fall. Please stay tuned on our website for updates or email ksavage@tcpl.org to be added to the notification list! - ...

Cancelled
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Digital Lab, STEAM
About this event::

Due to low enrollment, we will postpone this program to the fall.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

LGBTQIA+ Youth Group

Wednesday, August 7, 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
Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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?

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Beat the Heat Summer Movie Screening: Grease

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
BorgWarner East at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Film Screenings
Age Group:
Adults, Families, Teens
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults, Families, Teens
Program Type: Film Screenings
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Summer Art Fun

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
About this event::

Let your imagination soar with local artist and teacher, Stiller Zusman with these activities: Week One: Collage Week Two: Sculpture Week Three: Hats Week Four: Printing T...

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::

Let your imagination soar with local artist and teacher, Stiller Zusman with these activities:

Week One: Collage
Week Two: Sculpture
Week Three: Hats
Week Four: Printing