Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO at the Library

April 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lucy: Mission to the Trojan Asteroids

April 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Lectures
About this event::
NASA Student Ambassador, Tinsae Giblin will give a presentation on Nasa’s Lucy Mission to the Trojan Asteroids. The mission is the one of the first of its kind to study the Trojan Asteroids that orbit in the Lagrange L4 and L5 point of Jupiter. Th...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Break for Books, Jr.

April 13, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Families, Kids
About this event::
Join us to talk about kids' books! Open to kids and families. Mondays on Facebook, 11 am to 12 noon. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 13, 2020
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
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!...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 13, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

April 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

April 14, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Cancelled
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. ...

Challenge Job Fair

April 14, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Break for Books

April 14, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
About this event::
Join us to talk about books for teens! Open to teens and families. Tuesdays from 2-3pm on Facebook and Instagram. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

2020 Census in the Digital Lab

April 14, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
Stop by the digital lab to complete your 2020 Census questionnaire.  Library staff will be available to help patrons get started, but are not able to assist patrons with the answering of actual questions on the 2020 Census. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

April 14, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
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! Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-sponsored by Cornell Companions. ...

Safety & Security Mtg

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Discover for yourself how this process can positively enhance your life, relationships, and health when you start taking the action your inner wisdom suggests. These classes will be using guided meditation, writing, and interactive group processes...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Queer Craft Club

April 14, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Join other LGBTQIAP+ adults to do arts and crafts, hang out, and have fun. We will provide a simple craft each month for participants to get creative with but feel free to bring whatever project you're working on!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Lab Open Hours

April 15, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Cancelled
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 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 first com...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 15, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
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!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Website Design Help One-on-One

April 15, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
About this event::
Join TCPL volunteer technology tutor Woojin Richardson for one-on-one assistance with your website questions.  Woojin has experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and Firebase.  Please visit the Information and Learning Services refere...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

April 15, 2020
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Cancelled
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop One-on-One

April 15, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
About this event::
Schedule an appointment with graphic designer Jon Serrano, for help with your Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop questions.  Please visit the Information and Learning Services reference desk at the time of your appointment. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

April 15, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
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 learning English. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with library volunteers about current events,...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

YA Book Club Reads The Nobody People by Bob Proehl

April 15, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
This month we will be discussing The Nobody People by Bob Proehl. Join us every month to discuss a book we've all read! Participants can pick up a free copy of the month's title to keep from the Teen Services office. Bring suggestions for future b...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

April 16, 2020
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! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

April 16, 2020
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! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

April 16, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 ...