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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 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Tutoring

April 16, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
If you are currently learning French and cannot afford a personal tutor, you can come to these sessions to receive the help that you need. These tutoring hours are mostly designed for middle school, high school, and university students, as well as ad...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Business Cents Workshop

April 16, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Join Gladys Brangman and Business Leaders of Colors for a workshop focusing on owning your own business. Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? Distinguish the myths and realities of small business ownership. Start a self-assessment to d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::
This free workshop is split into two parts, each part lasting two hours and held on a separate day. April 16 will be dedicated to fiction strategies for nonfiction and April 23 will be dedicated to nonfiction strategies for fiction. Participants - pl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Finger Lakes Beekeepers Book Club

April 16, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
A new book club is open to all beekeepers regardless of experience level, including people who are just thinking about it or beginning. People who are curious about bees, who enjoy gardening for bees, who cook with honey, are also welcome. The fir...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Baby Storytime & Playtime

April 17, 2020
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. ...

Counsel Visit

April 17, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break for Movies

April 17, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
Join us to talk about movies! Fridays, 12-1 pm on Facebook. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Advanced English as a Second Language

April 17, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
About this event::
Join Lifelong Learning for their Advanced English as a Second Language class.  Led by Dolina Millar, this class will work on speaking, listening, reading, and writing. No textbook is required for the class. Dolina Millar was an “English as a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 17, 2020
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!...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Friday Teen Writing Workshop

April 17, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
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 ...

Local Fiber Quarterly Meeting

April 18, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
The speaker will be Machine Knitting.  Local Fiber is an organization making community between producers and users of local fiber. ...

Youth VOICE Job Readiness

April 18, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
About this event::
Providing youth enrolled in Challenge services with pre-employment skill training to ensure successful transition into competitive work experiences. ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

April 18, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
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 Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and hands-on fun. ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Cornell S.E.E.D

April 18, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Community Groups
About this event::
Families and children ages 4-12 are welcome to join TCPL and Science Engineering and Educational Development (S.E.E.D) for a fun, hands-on science program. S.E.E.D is a Cornell University campus program that has been setting up and organizing ha...
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 18, 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...

Library Open

April 19, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Break for Books, Jr.

April 20, 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 20, 2020
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!...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

April 20, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Michael Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! Feel free to join in a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 20, 2020
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 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. ...

Ithaca SEPTA (Special Ed PTA)

April 20, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Ithaca SEPTA is a group of parents, caregivers, and professionals with a connection to children with special needs. This organization falls under the umbrella of the Ithaca Parent Teacher Association, and many members belong to their local PTA as wel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

April 20, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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...