Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

February 17, 2020
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!...
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

February 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

February 17, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
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

February 17, 2020
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 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.

Makerspace One-on-One

February 17, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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? Library Assistant Josh will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options. During these learning experiences, you may experiment with TCPL's raw materials free of cost. If you plan to make mu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

February 18, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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

February 18, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

February 18, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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: 0
About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads or basic computer questions.  ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

February 18, 2020
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! Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-sponsored by Cornell Companions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Inkscape for Laser Cutting and Engraving

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
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...

Comic Book Club

February 18, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
Regular monthly meeting. See www.comicbookclub.org for details....

Tompkins County Greens Meeting

February 18, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
The Tompkins County Green Party will have its monthly business meeting, discussing outreach, interaction with other organizations, and other politics....

Computer System Upgrade

February 19, 2020
8:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library’s computer system and associated services will be unavailable for Library patrons Wednesday, February 19 from 8:30 a.m. until noon.  The Finger Lakes Library System, who supplies TCPL with access to these services,...

French Homeschool Group

February 19, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
This is an intermediate high school French class serving a group of local homeschoolers....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

February 19, 2020
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!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Website Design Help One-on-One

February 19, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

February 19, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Animal Adaptations with Cayuga Nature Center

February 19, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Kids ages 7 - 10 and their families are invited to a special event with Cayuga Nature Center! Learn all about animal adaptations. Participants will look at skulls and pelts, and learn how animals have adapted to survive. No registration necessary. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop One-on-One

February 19, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Schedule an appointment with graphic designer Jon Serrano, for help with your Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop questions. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make an LED lasercut lamp!

February 19, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
In this two-part workshop, teens will have the opportunity to create their own Arduino powered laser engraved LED desk lamp. Each day will focus on a specific aspect of laser engraving and coding. Participants will be able to take home their creation...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Ode to a Dying Moon: A D&D Campaign

February 19, 2020
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Groups
About this event::
Join Jellybean as he leads you through a Dungeons and Dragons campaign of wit and wonder! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Census Job Recruitment

February 19, 2020
2:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
About this event::
The Census is hiring for $20/hour jobs in the spring and summer. Xi Lian, Partnership Specialist for the New York Regional Census Center, will be at the library with information on jobs for the Census.  She will also be here to help community me...