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This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
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Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Creek Walk
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Children ages 3 and up and their families are invited to a pumpkin carving and decorating party! Pumpkins and all decorating supplies will be provided by the Library while supplies last. We will meet outdoors near the Creek Walk, behind the Library...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Whether you are already comfortable with coding or a total beginner, Tween Coding Club is a great place to get creative and express yourself. The club is centered around building confidence with reading and writing code through fun challenges and int...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Ballet and Books

10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
About this event::
Ballet & Books is a national, non-profit organization that provides 3-9-year-old children with an opportunity to improve their literacy skills through a combination of dance instruction and literacy-focused mentorship with high school and co...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Saturday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. On days we're unable to meet due to weather, Kelly will post a virtual storytime. Please call the Youth Services Reference Desk at (607)...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: Hexapod Build Day

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Let's build a walking robot! The TCPL Robotics Club is inviting youth ages 7 - 12 to a day of robot building. In this special event, participants will build a walking robot with six legs that resembles a rhinoceros beetle. The robots will be ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. On days we're unable to meet due to weather, Kelly will post a virtual storytime. Please call the Youth Services Reference Desk at (607) ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

GIAC Visit

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Groups
About this event::
Group from GIAC will be visiting the Library for a storytime program. Not open to the public. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::
Children ages 9 - 12 are invited to a monthly S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Book Club. This month we are reading The Spirit of Cattail County by Victoria Piontek. We will be joined by Jason Gorman from the Finger Lakes Land...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Whether you are already comfortable with coding or a total beginner, Tween Coding Club is a great place to get creative and express yourself. The club is centered around building confidence with reading and writing code through fun challenges and int...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Ballet and Books

10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
About this event::
Ballet & Books is a national, non-profit organization that provides 3-9-year-old children with an opportunity to improve their literacy skills through a combination of dance instruction and literacy-focused mentorship with high school and co...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Saturday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun! If you’re planning on wearing a costume for Halloween, wear it at storytime today! We’ll be reading some not-too-spooky books, and singing ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. On days we're unable to meet due to weather, Kelly will post a virtual storytime. Please call the Youth Services Reference Desk at (607) ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

GIAC Visit

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Groups
About this event::
Group from GIAC will be visiting the Library for a storytime program. Not open to the public. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Book Club: New Kid

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club. Back by popular demand - we will be reading and discussing New Kid by Jerry Craft this month. If you missed it last time, join us! Registration is required as space is limited. Register onli...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Come Join other families and friends for songs, rhymes, activities, stories, and books at our monthly virtual live Chinese (Mandarin) storytime on the first Thursday each month. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!  Register...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Whether you are already comfortable with coding or a total beginner, Tween Coding Club is a great place to get creative and express yourself. The club is centered around building confidence with reading and writing code through fun challenges and int...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Ballet and Books

10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
About this event::
Ballet & Books is a national, non-profit organization that provides 3-9-year-old children with an opportunity to improve their literacy skills through a combination of dance instruction and literacy-focused mentorship with high school and co...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Children ages 3-6 are invited to create a unique holiday gift. Stop by the Youth Services reference desk to receive supplies to create a drawing that we'll turn into a mug or a set of playing cards to give to someone special.  A Margaret John...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Saturday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. On days we're unable to meet due to weather, Kelly will post a virtual storytime. Please call the Youth Services Reference Desk at (607)...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
About this event::
TCPL is inviting youth ages 5 - 12 to a LEGO build and challenge. In this event, participants will be challenged to make a device that can catapult a Minifigure. How far will your figure jump? Registration is required. This is an indoor progr...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. On days we're unable to meet due to weather, Kelly will post a virtual storytime. Please call the Youth Services Reference Desk at (607) ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

GIAC Visit

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Community Groups
About this event::
Group from GIAC will be visiting the Library for a storytime program. Not open to the public. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club. In November we will be reading Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online and reserve a copy of the book to borrow. Pick up...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Whether you are already comfortable with coding or a total beginner, Tween Coding Club is a great place to get creative and express yourself. The club is centered around building confidence with reading and writing code through fun challenges and int...