Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Cinemapolis

May 8, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room

Deer Run Homeowners

May 8, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting ...

Movement-Based Book Club

May 8, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
About this event::
Join Melissa Miller and Heidi Eckerson for this unique movement-based book club that meets weekly to explore and experience the questions posed by Katy Bowman in her book Move Your DNA:Restore Your Health through Natural Movement.  This book is ...

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

May 9, 2019
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! ...

Kids Discover the Trail Class Visit

May 9, 2019
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! ...

Next Chapter Book Club

May 9, 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...

Laser cut Haiku Workshop

May 9, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Makerspace
Registration Required
About this event::
Learn about the history and tradition of haiku, write a few haiku of your own, and have your favorite laser engraved into wood with this exciting program! Local poet and writer Zee Zahava will lead the writing portion, and librarian Cady will help...

Laser cut Haiku Workshop - Lab reservation

May 9, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Makerspace
About this event::
Learn about the history and tradition of haiku, write a few haiku of your own, and have your favorite laser engraved into wood with this exciting program! Local poet and writer Zee Zahava will lead the writing portion, and librarian Cady will help...

Canceled: Spring Comics Camp for Kids

May 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join comic artist Ten Van Winkle for lessons on making comics, from drawing, to character creation, to storytelling! From ages 8-13, first-timers and old pros all welcome! This program will meet in the Makerspace with extra seating available in the D...

Canceled: Spring Comics Camp for Kids

May 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join comic artist Ten Van Winkle for lessons on making comics, from drawing, to character creation, to storytelling! From ages 8-13, first-timers and old pros all welcome! This program will meet in the Makerspace with extra seating available in the D...

Secrets of the Library

May 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Explore the secrets of the library in this two-part writing workshop for ages 8-11 given by author Anne Mazer. Bring a notebook, a favorite pen, your curiosity and imagination. Register for one or both sessions. ...

Better Angels Alliance

May 11, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
This is a meeting of the local Better Angels Alliance to review our most recent workshop and to plan future events. The goal of Better Angels nationally is to help depolarize America....
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
About this event::
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Registration is encouraged, drop-ins welcome. Attendance...

Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group

May 11, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Time Warner Cable Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings, Other
About this event::
This weekly group is intended for adults interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons who have RSVPed to rachel.e.hadley@gmail.com. Minors are welcome to attend with a parent or guardian. Contact Rachel for more information or to reserve a spot. ...

Families Learning Science Together

May 11, 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 ...

Adult Board Game Club

May 11, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
About this event::
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

May 11, 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 Open

May 12, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks

Training: Bullying

May 13, 2019
10:30am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Training about bullying and effects on youths...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

May 13, 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!...

Maker Mondays for Teens

May 13, 2019
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 teen maker session. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, sewing, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...

3-D Printing Lab

May 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Join Josh in the makerspace for 3-D printing lab, where participants can bring in their 3-D model files and bring them to life using one of our state-of-the-art 3-D printers. Participants should bring their files (.STL or .OBJ) on a flash dri...

Boundary Setting for the Helping Professions

May 14, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
Boundary Setting for the Helping Professions with John Vassello. This workshop for health and human services professionals will review and discuss the values and ethics that guide professional practice.   Fee $70 includes refreshments.  Vis...