Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

TCPL Foundation

November 4, 2019
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

November 4, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
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! Feel free to join in and play ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Costume Couture

November 4, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Teens ages 13 and up are invited to this drop-in weekly Makerspace session with a focus on creating costumes, cosplay, accessories, props, and wearable garments of all types! No previous experience is necessary! ...

SCBWI Shop Talk

November 4, 2019
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...

Jump Start Your Productivity

November 5, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
This workshop will start you on the road to moving from too busy and too stressed to accomplishing more in your day, working smarter, and having more time, energy, and presence in your life.  Fee $70 and includes light refreshments.  V...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

November 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Local History Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Do you have old family photos, film or videos that you would like to convert to a digital format?  Now you can for free at the library!  During this hour long session a librarian will help you use our conversion equipment.  Please reme...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

November 5, 2019
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. ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
The Advocacy Center is offering this FREE training program for youth serving professionals and local therapists working with sexually exploited youth. This program is for professionals who have some background training in commercial sexual exploitati...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

November 5, 2019
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! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Business Leaders of Colors Office Hours

November 5, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments
About this event::
Business Leaders of Colors is a network of small business owners committed to social justice. The network was created to level the playing field and create a cooperative space for commerce that will serve the under-served and underrepresented busines...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Folded Bookmaking with Celeste

November 5, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::
Join Celeste for this alternative book binding technique class. Make a beautiful book and a perfectly sized storage box to give as a gift or keep for yourself. All materials are provided! Registration is required for this free program. If you regi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Distracted Driving Diversion Class

November 5, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Conversation Group

November 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable 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...

Comic Book Club

November 5, 2019
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

November 6, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Lab Open Hours

November 6, 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...

French Homeschool Group

November 6, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
This is an intermediate level French class that serves the local homeschooling community. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

November 6, 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!...

Dystopian Book Club/History Projects Group

November 6, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
A group of 12-15 homeschool tweens and teens will be meeting to discuss Dystopian Literature and History Project on alternating weeks. The group will be guided be parent facilitators....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

November 6, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
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 practicing English. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with library volunteers about current event...

Staff Meeting

November 6, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

November 6, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
About this event::
Make it light up and learn to code! This program is all about expressing yourself through computer programming. We'll be using the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, a small microcontroller with big possibilities, to learn the basics of coding...

Ithaca Extended Reality: Monthly meeting

November 6, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
For the third monthly meeting of the Ithaca Extended Reality meetup, we'll look at the current state of VR equipment and a quick intro to Unity development + other fun stuff and some snacks. ## About the meetup The purpose of this group is to ...