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Makerspace OPEN HOURS

February 25, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
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!...

Maker Mondays for Teens

February 25, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Join us for a weekly teen maker session. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, sewing, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...

Land and Water Use

February 25, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Program will focus on land and water use, addressing concerns about water runoff from land and ways to decrease this runoff such as building up wetlands. Speakers are Hilary Lambert, Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, and Andy Zeppo, Fingerlakes Land ...

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

February 26, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
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. ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

February 26, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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 Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...

TCPL Board of Trustees

February 26, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting Open to the Public ...

Dialogue on “Human and Nonhuman Migration"

February 26, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Exhibits, Lectures
About this event::
As part of the exhibit, Draw a Line----, we bring this program “Human and Nonhuman Migration” focused the following three topics: (1) the connections and differences between human and nonhuman migrations; (2) if and how those connections have been ma...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
We got SNOWED OUT so this is the redo of this event! Valentines is over but we can make greeting cards for every day! Drop in, no registration required. We have many vintage looking letter blocks to print with in our vintage book press. Artist Lau...

Business Leaders of Colors Office Hours

February 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments
About this event::
Business Leaders of Colors is a network of small business owners committed to social justice. The network was created to level the playing field and create a cooperative space for commerce that will serve the under-served and underrepresented busines...

Collaborative Grant Writing

February 27, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Collaborative Grant Writing with Jana Hexter. This course is designed to give you the self-awareness and skills to lead a short-term team to success and collaborate on grant projects where everyone gets on, work gets done, and goals get accomplished...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

February 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
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!...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

February 27, 2019
12:15pm - 12:45pm
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...

ESL Talk Time

February 27, 2019
3:45pm - 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 a...

STEAM Book Club

February 27, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Book Clubs
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to a STEAM-themed (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) book club. In February we will be reading The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of...

LGBT Youth Group

February 27, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Community Groups, Meetings
About this event::
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, not sure, trying to figure things out? Want to hang in a safe and supportive space or need someone to talk to about sexuality, sexual orientation and gender identity? Stop by, hang out, play games, d...

Dialogue on “A Project of Public Philosophy”

February 27, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
The aim of “A Project of Public Philosophy” is to inquiry into the following three topics: (1) philosophical spaces which are not typically considered philosophical settings; (2) people who philosophize and who are not typically considered philosophe...

Advocacy Center Meetups

February 27, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
About this event::
This is a private event hosted by the Advocacy Center in the Digital Lab. Contact Andrea Champlin with questions or concerns. ...

IthacaSec Meetup

February 27, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
Whether you are an attacker or a defender, or whether you have been in InfoSec for awhile or are just getting interested in the field, it is always nice to talk tech with people who won't tune you out when you mention Raspberry Pi, Intrusion Detectio...

Family History Class

February 27, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
The class will be to help everyone learn how to better find and learn about their ancestors! We will be showing how doing genealogy work can be a easy and exciting hobby, and we will help break down the basic steps of how to use Familysearch.org to ...

Next Chapter Book Club

February 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...