Upcoming Events

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

Animal Sleepover Storytime

November 6, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Join us for pajama storytime and send your stuffed animal on an after-hours Library adventure!!! After storytime ends, your stuffed animal will spend the night exploring the Library! Children can pick up their animals and a postcard of their late-...

LEADbold

November 7, 2019
8:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bilingual Chinese-English Family Storytime

November 7, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Please join other families and friends to enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Mandarin and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

November 7, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
Next Chapter Book Club provides the opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to read, learn and make friends in a community setting. It is not a traditional book club where groups read books on their own time and gather...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Thursdays for Teens

November 7, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

November 7, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
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.

NEW Makerspace Open Hours

November 7, 2019
6:30pm - 8:15pm
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 conten...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Baby Storytime & Playtime

November 8, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

November 8, 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!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

November 8, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

November 9, 2019
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 "Kids" group.

TCPL ROBOTICS CLUB: Autonomous Wrestling Robots

November 9, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Makerspace
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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 autonomous wrestling robot! Participants will be introduced to code, circuits, and phys...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Families Learning Science Together

November 9, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Children ages 5 and up and their families are invited to a free science program co-hosted by Cornell Center for Materials Research. Registration is required. To register, please email ccmr_outreach@cornell.edu. Please give the name and age of ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO at the Library

November 9, 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...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
We intend to have readings by several members of our group, including Roald Hoffmann, a Nobel Laureate (in Chemistry) who has published 5 books of poetry, Nancy Viera Couto, who has gained critical praise for her work & is the poetry editor of EPOCH,...

Library Open

November 10, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Reading By Angela Cannon-Crothers

November 10, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
About this event::
Please join us for an afternoon with Angela Cannon-Crothers, She will read from her book Changing Seasons in the Finger Lakes. These essays explore our natural world with scientific inquiry and poetic wonder in an era of changing environments, season...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

November 11, 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!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

November 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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: 1
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.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Kids Fall Crafternoon

November 11, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Kids and families are invited to an arts & crafts afternoon! The Library will offer a variety of activities for all ages and abilities. ...