Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
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Staff Meeting

July 3, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

July 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering winter open lab hours in its digital lab.  Open lab hours will provide an opportunity for patrons to drop in and get help with their basic technology questions.  Patrons will be helped on a fi...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

July 3, 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!...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

July 3, 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...

ESL Talk Time

July 3, 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...

Maker Kids

July 3, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us for a kids' maker session for ages 5 - 12. Each session will provide a range of activities for varying ages and ability levels. Participants can also bring their own projects. No registration required, just drop in! ...

Staff Meeting

July 3, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...

Baby Storytime & Playtime

July 5, 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. ...

Summer Art Fun

July 5, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Children aged 3-6 are invited to celebrate summer by creating their own masterpieces at this drop-in program.  Stop by anytime to join in!  A Margaret Johnstone Hilton Endowment Fund program ...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

July 5, 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!...

Gallery Night

July 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Avenue of the Friends
Age Group: Adults, Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Performance, Exhibits, Film Screenings
About this event::
Join us for the opening of three new exhibits, dance performances, a documentary film screening, and a community art table provided by Pop-Up Open Art Hive! Infinity in a Box Avenue of the Friends, July-September Boxes hold things—they both hi...

Summer Family Storytime

July 6, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
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 Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...

TCPL ROBOTICS CLUB: Robot Wrestling

July 6, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
3! 2! 1! GO! Learn basic robotics with TCPL Robotics Club. With this bi-weekly program youth ages 7-12 will be challenged to create the ultimate Bluetooth wrestling robot! Participants will be introduced to code, circuits, and physi...

Adult Board Game Club

July 6, 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.   ...

LEGO at the Library

July 6, 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...

Myths & Tales Storytime for Kids

July 8, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Storytimes
About this event::
A hands-on storytelling series for children of all ages led by Jay Leeming. Each session will include songs, stories and provide opportunities for young listeners to respond to tales from around the world through artwork, discussion, creative writing...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

July 8, 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!...

Tween Board Game Club

July 8, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Mike Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! ...

REACH Program

July 8, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East

Miss Judy’s Musical Adventure

July 8, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Music
About this event::
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute music session. Children s...

Costume Couture: Resin Casting

July 8, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
About this event::
Learn how to cast epoxy resin in silicone molds to create gemstones and crystals that can be used in cosplay, costuming, and jewelry making! Participants will learn how to pour, dye, and encapsulate items in resin, as well as different methods for pa...