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Library Closed due to COVID-19

All Day 3/14 - 4/15
Branches:
Tompkins County Public Library
Description:
Effective 3/14 through 4/15 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 w...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Break for Books, Jr.

April 6, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Families, Kids
About this event::
Join us to talk about kids' books! Open to kids and families. Mondays on Facebook, 11 am to 12 noon. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 6, 2020
12:00pm - 4:00pm
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 content!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Employment Resource Team

April 6, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Big Red Marching Band Instrument Petting Zoo

April 6, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Performance, Classes and Workshops, Music
About this event::
The Big Red Marching Band and the Tompkins Public Library are teaming up to hold a musical workshop for kids, tweens and teens where you'll get the chance to hear members of the band talk about their fun times and get some hands on experience with th...

TCPL Foundation

April 6, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
TCPL Foundation Monthly Board Meeting ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

April 6, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Michael Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! Feel free to join in a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 6, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Join us for a weekly maker session for teens. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

April 7, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Local History Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Local History, One-on-One Appointments
About this event::
Do you have old family photos, film or videos that you would like to convert to a digital format?  Now you can for free at the library!  During this hour long session a librarian will help you use our conversion equipment. Professional advi...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

April 7, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited every Tuesday for early literacy-based stories, songs, finger plays and much more! After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Break for Books

April 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
About this event::
Join us to talk about books for teens! Open to teens and families. Tuesdays from 2-3pm on Facebook and Instagram. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
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! Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-sponsored by Cornell Companions. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: FPV Rover Scavenger Hunt for Kids

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
A satellite has crashed on the planet Maker Space. Its up to you and your team of makers to create and pilot a first person view, FPV, camera rover to collect the scattered parts. Be on the lookout though, other teams are racing to fin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Distracted Driving Diversion Class

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Police Officers present the data and dangers of Distracted Driving. This is a library-sponsored event.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Makerspace reserved for the Inkscape for Laser Cutting and Engraving program.  For more information, visit the main program page here: https://www.tcpl.org/events/inkscape-laser-cutting-and-engraving-2 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Inkscape for Laser Cutting and Engraving

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Interested in learning how to create and prepare designs for laser cutting and engraving?  Join Josh in our makerspace and digital lab and learn how to get started!  Participants will get hands-on experience using the basic tools of th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Discover for yourself how this process can positively enhance your life, relationships, and health when you start taking the action your inner wisdom suggests. These classes will be using guided meditation, writing, and interactive group processes...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Lab Open Hours

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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 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 first com...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
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 content!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Website Design Help One-on-One

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
About this event::
Join TCPL volunteer technology tutor Woojin Richardson for one-on-one assistance with your website questions.  Woojin has experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and Firebase.  Please visit the Information and Learning Services refere...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

April 8, 2020
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop One-on-One

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
About this event::
Schedule an appointment with graphic designer Jon Serrano, for help with your Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop questions.  Please visit the Information and Learning Services reference desk at the time of your appointment. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

April 8, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Local History Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Local History, One-on-One Appointments
About this event::
Do you have old family photos, film or videos that you would like to convert to a digital format?  Now you can for free at the library!  During this hour long session a librarian will help you use our conversion equipment. Professional advi...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Maker Kids

April 8, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us for a kids' maker session for ages 5 - 10. Each session will provide a range of activities for varying ages and ability levels.  No registration required, just drop in! ...