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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sewing Lesson 1-on-1

October 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Volunteer Steffi Green can teach you sewing machine 101, intro to quilting skills, garment sewing skills, using patterns, evaluating fabrics, basic mending, or explore your personal machine together! Join Steffi for a private sewing lesson of your...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

October 23, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice your conversation skills? Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with library volunteers about current event...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Book Club

October 23, 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. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Refreshments will be served. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LGBT Youth Group

October 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Community Groups, Makerspace
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Community Read Film Screening: Dance With Me

October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Community Read, Film Screenings
About this event::
A young Cuban dancer inspires students at a Latin dance studio with his passion and spontaneity. While there, he meets and falls for a beautiful professional dancer, but she fights her attraction towards him in order to focus on her dancing. However,...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bilingual Chinese-English Family Storytime

October 24, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Please join other families and friends to enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Mandarin and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. ...

Saltonstall Bd Mtg

October 24, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

October 24, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

October 24, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Thursdays for Teens

October 24, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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. ...

County HIstorian

October 24, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

October 24, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
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: 37
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our casual 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 workshops ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Community Read, Lectures
About this event::
In the summer of 2017, Raul Palma (fiction writer) was one of ten writers invited to Havana, Cuba under the mentorship of inaugural poet Richard Blanco and anthropologist/writer Ruth Behar. Sponsored by the CubaOne Foundation, their mission was to me...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make a Lasercut Box with Adobe Illustrator

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Join local maker Laurence Clarkberg to learn how to make a lasercut wooden box using Adobe Illustrator illustration software.  Patrons in attendance will learn how to generate box plans, modify the plans using Adobe Illustrator's pen tool, add a...

HSC Board Meeting

October 25, 2019
8:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Baby Storytime & Playtime

October 25, 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 at 10:30. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

October 25, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

October 25, 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!...