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Comic Creation Workshop Series for Teens

April 27, 2019
11:15am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
About this event::
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Registration is encouraged, drop-ins welcome. Attendance...

TCPL Robotics Club

April 27, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
About this event::
3! 2! 1! SUMO! Learn basic robotics with TCPL Robotics Club. With this bi-weekly program youth ages 7-12 will be challenged to create the ultimate Bluetooth sumo robot! Participants will be introduced to code, circuits, and physics. Eac...

In Your Own Backyard!

April 27, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
About this event::
In Your Own Backyard is an exciting new interactive lecture series where you get to learn more about the amazing new findings regarding the world around you! Cornell's research labs are teeming with discoveries from the earth to the sky: from the imp...

Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group

April 27, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings, Other
About this event::
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. ...

Adult Board Game Club

April 27, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
About this event::
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
This event is part of the Smart is Strong College Mentorship Program. We will be giving high school students who are currently applying to college tips on how to approach college admission interviews. ...

LEGO at the Library

April 27, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Other
About this event::
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...

Library Open

April 28, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks

MOVIE: The Forgotten Ones

April 28, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
The Ithaca 2nd Generation Holocaust Survivors group is showing the documentary movie “The Forgotten Ones” (1 hour and 15 minutes).  It is about the Holocaust in former Yugoslavia, which was mostly ignored and denied until the movie brought it to...

Acceptance & Committment Therapy

April 29, 2019
8:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
Join Acceptance and Commitment Therapy expert, trainer and co-author with Steven Hayes of ACT in Practice, Jennifer Patterson, Psy.D., LCPC, BCBA-D, for this workshop where you will develop highly practical, evidence-based skills, case conceptual...

One-on-One Tech Help

April 29, 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
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 29, 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

April 29, 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. ...

3-D Printing Lab

April 29, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Join Josh in the makerspace for 3-D printing lab, where participants can bring in their 3-D model files and bring them to life using one of our state-of-the-art 3-D printers. Participants should bring their files (.STL or .OBJ) on a flash dri...

Acceptance & Committment Therapy

April 30, 2019
8:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
Join Acceptance and Commitment Therapy expert, trainer and co-author with Steven Hayes of ACT in Practice, Jennifer Patterson, Psy.D., LCPC, BCBA-D, for this workshop where you will develop highly practical, evidence-based skills, case conceptual...

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

April 30, 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. ...

Foster Care Operations

April 30, 2019
12:45pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
Foster Care Meeting...

One-on-One Tech Help

April 30, 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: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

April 30, 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...

Business Leaders of Colors Office Hours

April 30, 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...

Makerspace One-on-One

April 30, 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
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, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Dur...