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Families Learning Science Together

January 11, 2020
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 ...

FIRST LEGO Club

January 11, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
we are a group of elementary students who are building a project with LEGOs...
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

January 11, 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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

January 13, 2020
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Science with Cayuga Nature Center

January 14, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Preschoolers and their families are invited to join Katelin Nelson from the Cayuga Nature Center for a weekly program about animals! This four-week series will cover a new animal classification each week: amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and arthropods...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Baby & Toddler Playtime

January 14, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Other
About this event::
Babies, toddlers and their caregivers are invited to unstructured play and social time at the Library! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

January 14, 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.

Queer Craft Club

January 14, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Join other LGBTQIAP+ adults to do arts and crafts, hang out, and have fun. We will provide a simple craft each month for participants to get creative with but feel free to bring whatever project you're working on!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Lab Open Hours

January 15, 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

January 15, 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

January 15, 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!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Website Design Help in the Digital Lab

January 15, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Digital Lab, Technology Class
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library will be offering digital lab open hours, for patrons seeking help with website development.  Join TCPL volunteer technology tutor Woojin Richardson for assistance with your website questions.  Woojin has exper...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Book Club

January 15, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club. In January we will be reading The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Participants a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

YA Book Club

January 15, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
Join us every month to discuss a book we've all read! Participants can pick up a free copy of the month's title to keep from the Teen Services office. Bring suggestions for future books and we'll add them into our rotation. This month we will be d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

January 16, 2020
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...

"11" Book Club

January 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
I am hosting a group of folks reading and discussing the book, "11" by Paul Hanley, based on the fact that “(e)leven billion people will crowd this marvelous planet by century’s end. If the global economy were to grow five-fold during this period as ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

NEW Makerspace Open Hours

January 16, 2020
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

January 17, 2020
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Open Heart Kids Yoga

January 18, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
About this event::
Join us for a weekly yoga program! This four week series is best suited for children ages 3 - 9, but younger siblings are welcome! Registration is required. ...

FIRST LEGO Club

January 18, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
we are a group of elementary students who are building a project with LEGOs...
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

January 18, 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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

January 20, 2020
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!...