Upcoming Events

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ESL Talk Time

April 24, 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

April 24, 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 April we will be reading Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes. We will be joined by a special guest from the SPCA of Tompkins County. Registra...

LGBT Youth Group

April 24, 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...

IthacaSec Meeting

April 24, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room

Hiding in Plain Sight

April 25, 2019
7:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Recognizing and being aware of the signs of substance use and abuse....

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

April 25, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
About this event::
TCPL welcomes ALL of the Kindergartners in the Ithaca City and Trumansburg School Districts for special class visits! ...

Pathways meeting

April 25, 2019
11:00am - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room

Next Chapter Book Club

April 25, 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...

Thursday Teen Writing Workshop

April 25, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour classes will be led b...

Costume Couture: Worbla Workshop

April 25, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About this event::
Learn to use Worbla, a non-toxic moldable plastic material commonly used to recreate costume pieces for cosplay. Participants will have the opportunity to make and customize a super hero-style mask or simple fantasy tiara from Worbla. This is...

WRFI News Recruitment Night

April 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
Are you worried about the state of independent, nonprofit news? Do you want to tell stories that matter, learn how to make radio, and do something meaningful over the summer? Thankfully, WRFI Community Radio News is for everybody, including YOU. And...

HSC Board Meeting

April 26, 2019
8:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting ...

Baby Storytime

April 26, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
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. ...

One-on-One Tech Help

April 26, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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 for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 26, 2019
2:00pm - 6:00pm
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!...

Baby Storytime

April 26, 2019
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
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. ...

Friday Teen Writing Workshop

April 26, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour classes will be led b...

READATHON 2019

April 27, 2019
8:00am - 11:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Outside Entrance of Library
Age Group: Adults, Families
Program Type: Fundraisers
About this event::
The READATHON is our challenge to read out loud - one reader at a time, 30 minutes each, all day long - to raise funds for our public library. This year our goal is to raise $25,000 with your help. Take a stand (or a comfy seat!) and help raise money...

One-on-One Tech Help

April 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
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. ...

Spring Comics Camp for Kids

April 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join comic artist Ten Van Winkle for lessons on making comics, from drawing, to character creation, to storytelling! From ages 8-13, first-timers and old pros all welcome! This program will meet in the Makerspace with extra seating available in the D...

Spring Comics Camp for Kids

April 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join comic artist Ten Van Winkle for lessons on making comics, from drawing, to character creation, to storytelling! From ages 8-13, first-timers and old pros all welcome! This program will meet in the Makerspace with extra seating available in the D...

Family Storytime

April 27, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
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. ...