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Makerspace Open Hours

Thursday, August 8, 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 "Adults" group.

Reading and Q&A with Local Author Dan Kopcow

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ezra Cornell Reading Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Meet Dan Kopcow, fiction author of the award-winning rom-com novel, Madcap Serenade, published by Black Rose Writing. Dan will be reading from his novel followed by Q&A. Come o...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 49
About this event::

Meet Dan Kopcow, fiction author of the award-winning rom-com novel, Madcap Serenade, published by Black Rose Writing. Dan will be reading from his novel followed by Q&A. Come on down for a great time!

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

Summer Baby & Toddler Storytime

Friday, August 9, 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.

Adult Summer Reading Ice Cream & Books Celebration!

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BorgWarner West at Tompkins County Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Come and enjoy a sweet treat and share your fave reads of the season! Turn in extra reviews for more chances to win the end-of-Summer-Reading raffle!

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
About this event::

Come and enjoy a sweet treat and share your fave reads of the season! Turn in extra reviews for more chances to win the end-of-Summer-Reading raffle!

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

Rainbow Family Fridays

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Thaler/Howell Programming Room at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
About this event::

Rainbow Family Fridays are social events for parents, children, and families who identify as LGBTQIA+. This event meets the second Friday of each month to talk, read, play, and con...

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

Rainbow Family Fridays are social events for parents, children, and families who identify as LGBTQIA+. This event meets the second Friday of each month to talk, read, play, and connect with other families who may share similar experiences!

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

Makerspace Open Hours

Friday, August 9, 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.

OJA:SDA Board Meeting

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 4:30pm
BorgWarner East at Tompkins County Public Library
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

Saturday, August 10, 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.

TCPL Summer Adventure: Role Play Gaming Session

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm
BorgWarner West at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Classes and Workshops, Other
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
About this event::

Join gamemaster Stacia Humby for a one-off session of Dungeons & Dragons, TCPL Summer Adventure style! Great for beginners - participants will be given pre-rolled character ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::

Join gamemaster Stacia Humby for a one-off session of Dungeons & Dragons, TCPL Summer Adventure style!

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

Makerspace One-on-One

Monday, August 12, 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...

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 12, 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 12, 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.

Queer Craft Club

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace at Tompkins County Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, Makerspace
Age Group:
Adults
About this event::

Join other LGBTQIAP+ adults to do arts and crafts, hang out, and have fun. We will provide a simple craft each month for participants to get creative with but feel free t...

Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, Makerspace
About this event::

Join other LGBTQIAP+ adults to do arts and crafts, hang out, and have fun. We will provide a simple craft each month for participants to get creative with but feel free to bring whatever project you're working on! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Technology Help One-on-One

Tuesday, August 13, 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 13, 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 13, 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...

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 13, 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 13, 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 13, 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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

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

Wednesday, August 14, 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 "Adults" group.

Learn to Sew One-on-One

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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...

Cancelled
Required
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
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.

 

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Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
BorgWarner East at Tompkins County Public Library
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East