Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Fables and Tales

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Hold for Fables and Tales Storytelling Camp ...

Stories in the Park

July 23, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...

All Access Art Club

July 23, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About this event::
Teen and Adult artists are invited to join in this weekly inclusive art experience. While this group will be paced and planned with individuals with developmental disabilities in mind, people with all levels of ability ages 15+ are welcome ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

July 23, 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...

TCPL Board of Trustees

July 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting Open to the Public ...

Makerspace One-on-One

July 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Dur...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Lectures
About this event::
Join us for a SPACE lecture featuring Dr. Shami Chatterjee, Senior Research Associate, Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science and the Carl Sagan Institute Galaxies grew in the early universe by merging with each other, and as they c...

Fables and Tales

July 24, 2019
9:30am - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Hold for Fables and Tales Storytelling Camp ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

July 24, 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...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

July 24, 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!...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

July 24, 2019
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

ESL Talk Time

July 24, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice speaking with other people? Come to the library, and meet other people who are practicing English. In these classes, English Language learners will have the opportunity to: practice English by watching Youtube videos a...

STEAM Book Club

July 24, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Book Clubs
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to a STEAM-themed (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) book club. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Refreshments will be served. ...

Fables and Tales

July 25, 2019
9:30am - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Hold for Fables and Tales Storytelling Camp ...

CozyBop - Babywearing Dance Class

July 25, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Bond with baby while getting down with other parents in this judgment-free groove zone. Support social and emotional development through gentle movements that remind baby of the womb. Dancing together in the 4th trimester and beyond solidifies attach...

Bilingual Chinese-English Family Storytime

July 25, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
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. ...

Next Chapter Book Club

July 25, 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...
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Families, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Youth ages 12+ and guardians are invited to learn about puppet making with 2019 Artist-in-Community Scott Hitz (PuppHitz Puppets, Sesame Workshop, Ave. Q, Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors)!  Please register in the child's name only. For t...

Exploring the Camino de Santiago

July 25, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
This is the second of two meetings required to form a local chapter of American Pilgrims on the Camino. We will talk about the history of pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago and the liturgical Feast of St. James. The symbol of the Camino is a scallo...

Makerspace One-on-One

July 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Dur...

Fables and Tales

July 26, 2019
9:30am - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
Hold for Fables and Tales Storytelling Camp ...

Baby Storytime & Playtime

July 26, 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. ...

Fables and Tales

July 26, 2019
12:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Hold for Fables and Tales Storytelling Camp ...

Summer Art Fun

July 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Children aged 3-6 are invited to celebrate summer by creating their own masterpieces at this drop-in program.  Stop by anytime to join in!  A Margaret Johnstone Hilton Endowment Fund program ...