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

Family Storytime

February 1, 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 "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

February 1, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: Robot Racing and Jousting

February 1, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
About this event::
Welcome to the winter edition of Robotics Club. This time we are going to hit the track and make racing robots! After the races we will jump into some robot jousting! This session of the club will focus on design and circuits. No prior experienc...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Maker Is In: Cornell Society of Women Engineers

February 1, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library will host volunteers from The Cornell Society of Women Engineers for Maker Is In, an exploration of the Library’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) resources. During these fun-filled, informal, d...
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

February 1, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

One-on-One Tech Help

February 3, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Employment Resource Team

February 3, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored event. ...

TCPL Foundation

February 3, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
TCPL Foundation Monthly Board Meeting ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

February 3, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
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

February 3, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Conversation Group

February 3, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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::
If you have taken some French in the past and would like to find a place to practice your foreign language skills, please join us. Every week we will speak in French on topics ranging from US and French Politics or World news, to culture, litera...

SCBWI Shop Talk

February 3, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
Our monthly Shop Talks provide the opportunity to meet up with other children's writers and illustrators in our area. Our discussions focus on a range of topics from craft to submissions, sometimes featuring a visit by published authors and illustrat...

HR Law for Supervisors

February 4, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
HR Law for Supervisors with Matthew Burr. Learn about important federal and state workplace laws and regulations related to labor standards, safety, ant-discrimination, and harassment. Light refreshments with be served. Fee $70. Visit www.hsctc.o...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

February 4, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

February 4, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

February 4, 2020
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! Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-sponsored by Cornell Companions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Quilting 101: Session 3

February 4, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Join local quilter and sewing expert Steffi Green for a 3 week quilting class! Learn the basics of quilting, including piecing a small or baby sized quilt top, quilting the layers together, and binding the finished quilt. 4 sewing machines are ava...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Distracted Driving Diversion Class

February 4, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Police Officers present the data and dangers of Distracted Driving. This is a library-sponsored event.   ...

Comic Book Club

February 4, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
Regular monthly meeting. See www.comicbookclub.org for details....

Staff Meeting

February 5, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
TCPL All Staff Meeting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Lab Open Hours

February 5, 2020
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 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...

French Homeschool Group

February 5, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
This is an intermediate high school French class serving a group of local homeschoolers....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

February 5, 2020
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!...