Upcoming Events

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Mental Health First Aid

October 17, 2018
12:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County provides Mental Health First Aid courses to prepare our community with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. ...

ESL Talk Time

October 17, 2018
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice speaking with other people? Come to the library, and meet other people who are practicing English. In these classes, English Language learners will have the opportunity to: practice English by watching Youtube videos ...

Makerspace one-on-one

October 17, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
What do you want to make? Library Assistant Josh will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Each r...

The Politics of Sexual Difference

October 17, 2018
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
We are a study and research group that meets weekly and/or bi-weekly. We explore the intersections of human subjectivity, psychoanalysis, philosophy, art, aesthetics, and feminine sexuality....
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Joy. Sorrow. Loss. Love. Beauty.  Wonder.  Each life abounds in all of these, but so often we miss the full power and meaning of such experiences in today’s world of speed and distraction.  This writing circle led by Cora Ellen Luke, o...

Doll Head Lamp Making with Patti

October 17, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
About this event::
Halloween is coming and you NEED a lamp made out of a porcelain baby head. Join Lady of the Lamps, Patricia Freyburger, to learn to assemble and wire a baby head lamp! Patricia makes and sells her amazing creations at the Found Flea Market in Itha...

Tompkins County Genealogical Society Meeting

October 17, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History, Meetings
About this event::
This is an open meeting for the Tompkins County Genealogical Society.  It will begin with a genealogical presentation and will be followed by a discussion about research methods. ...

PCAT Leadership and Reflection Workshop

October 17, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
The event is a leadership development and reflective workshop for cornell University and Ithaca college students to support Cayuga Medical Center's 4th Floor. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

October 18, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

.IO Games Club

October 18, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab
About this event::
This is a teen-run gaming club for other teens to come together and play different IO games each week.  ...

Comic Creation Workshop Series

October 18, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
About this event::
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Attendance at all classes is not required but each week par...

Artist in Residence Location Share

October 18, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Avenue of the Friends
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Exhibits
About this event::
Stop by the library to chat with artist-in-residence Frances Gallardo. Bring images or stories of your favorite places in Ithaca, which the artist will use to inform her upcoming art show. Personal images, google maps, illustrations and more are welc...

Digital Lab Open Hours

October 18, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering fall open lab hours in its digital lab.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.  Patrons will be helped on a firs...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
Join us for a discussion of "We Have Always Lived in the Castle" by Shirley Jackson. Shirley Jackson's deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family takes readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, mac...

Baby Storytime

October 19, 2018
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

Makerspace One-on-One

October 19, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
What do you want to make? Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Eac...

Baby Storytime

October 19, 2018
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4)
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
New! A second chance to catch Baby Storytime! Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 20, 2018
10:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Book Sales
About this event::
Visit the Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library booksale website at www.booksale.org. Please email any questions you have about the sale to info@booksale.org. ...

Mapping David Vaughan's New York

October 20, 2018
11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults, Families, Kids (5-12), Teens (13-17)
Program Type: Lectures, Local History
About this event::
    "Mapping David Vaughan's New York" - David Vaughan (d 1865) was an Irish immigrant who came to Albany in the late 1840's already skilled in tools and techniques that were sorely needed by New York State as it resumed its first enla...

Family Storytime

October 20, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers (0-4), Kids (5-12)
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. ...

Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group

October 20, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings, Other
About this event::
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. &...

CANCELLED: Artist in Residence Sculptural Collage Workshop

October 20, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
This event has been cancelled. Instead, stop by the Avenue of the Friends on Saturday 10/13 from 1-3 or Thursday 10/18 5:30-7:30 to chat with Frances and share images of your favorite places in Ithaca, to help inform her upcoming show. ...

Maker Is In: Cornell Society of Women Engineers

October 20, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids (5-12)
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Volunteers from The Cornell Society of Women Engineers will be available to help children explore some of the Libary's S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) resources during this hour-long drop in program. Families can explore g...