Upcoming Events

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Makerspace OPEN HOURS

May 1, 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!...

One-on-One Tech Help

May 1, 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. ...

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

May 1, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Kids
About this event::
TCPL welcomes ALL of the Kindergartners in the Ithaca City and Trumansburg School Districts for special class visits! ...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

May 1, 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...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
About this event::
Individuals living with dementia often experience changes in behavior that can be confusing to friends and family. for caregivers, learning to decode messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language can help both parties...

ESL Talk Time

May 1, 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...

Staff Meeting

May 1, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...

Movement-Based Book Club

May 1, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
About this event::
Join Melissa Miller and Heidi Eckerson for this unique movement-based book club that meets weekly to explore and experience the questions posed by Katy Bowman in her book Move Your DNA:Restore Your Health through Natural Movement.  This book is ...

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

May 2, 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! ...

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

May 2, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Kids
About this event::
TCPL welcomes ALL of the Kindergartners in the Ithaca City and Trumansburg School Districts for special class visits! ...

Next Chapter Book Club

May 2, 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...

One-on-One Tech Help

May 2, 2019
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: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...

Thursday Teen Writing Workshop

May 2, 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...

Makerspace One-on-One

May 2, 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, 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...

Green New Deal Town Hall - Sunrise Ithaca

May 2, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
The Green New Deal Town Hall is a community-organized event dedicated to communicating the Green New Deal to Ithaca residents. We will be hosting a round-table discussion run by local sustainability and justice voices in the city & town of Ithaca. Su...

Executive Exchange

May 3, 2019
9:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
Monthly Meeting ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Join pediatric speech language pathologist Michele Westfall for a half hour of signs, songs and strategies for communication.  Learn to use American Sign Language (ASL) to facilitate your child’s understanding of their environment and their abil...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

May 3, 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!...

Spring Writes: Children's Poetry Workshop

May 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Writing, Poetry, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
This free, fun-filled program for children in second through fifth grade will offer an opportunity for young poets to connect with each other and their senses to create poetry. ...

Spring Writes: Poetry Open Mic

May 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Poetry
About this event::
As a part of Spring Writes Festival, local poets will have the opportunity to showcase their work during a free open mic event. Local poet and advocate, Tierra Labrada will be hosting this poetry reading.  The event is open to poets of all ages ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
About this event::
Through two poetry workshops Professor and Poet Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon helped women identify and write about trauma, survival, and joy. Working with community partner/filmmaker Sue Perlgut of CloseToHome Productions, they documented the workshops, ...

Spring Writes: Teen Writing Workshop

May 3, 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...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Poetry, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
No expertise in another language is required, but a playful attitude toward English is.  Explore the blurry boundaries between writing and translating, and we will do our best to blur them further.  Through a series of irreverent exercises,...

Spring Comics Camp for Kids

May 4, 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...