Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

April 23, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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.

French Conversation Group

April 23, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Getting Started with Google Drive & Docs

April 23, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
About this event::
Join instructional designer Lauren Haas-Sulzer to learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs.  Patrons in attendance should have an active Gmail account, and a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
About this event::
This free workshop is split into two parts, each part lasting two hours and held on a separate day. April 16 will be dedicated to fiction strategies for nonfiction and April 23 will be dedicated to nonfiction strategies for fiction. Participants - pl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

April 23, 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...

HSC Board Meeting

April 24, 2020
8:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Baby Storytime & Playtime

April 24, 2020
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. ...

Counsel Visit

April 24, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break for Movies

April 24, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
Join us to talk about movies! Fridays, 12-1 pm on Facebook. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 24, 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 "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

April 24, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, 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 for your genealogi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Inspiring Book Talk Celebrates Earth Week

April 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Sales, Lectures
About this event::
Celebrate Earth Week with a reading, conversation and signing with the authors Ricky Baruch and Deb Habib as they make a special visit to Ithaca. Making Love While Farming: A Field Guide to a Life of Passion and Purpose has been described i...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Friday Teen Writing Workshop

April 24, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
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 ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Program Type: Fundraisers, Reading Challenge
About this event::
The READATHON is our annual challenge to read out loud - one reader at a time, 30 minutes each, all day long - to raise funds for our public library. This year our goal is to raise $25,000 with your help. Take a stand (or a comfy seat!) and help rais...

R2P Event

April 25, 2020
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
R2P drop-in class for kids. ...
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

April 25, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

April 25, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Information & Learning Services Department
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian for help with digital downloads or computer basics. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Your Way

April 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
About this event::
Anime your Way is a step by step anime drawing program that teaches anyone to create their very own anime character from scratch!  Using basic shapes and through simple exercises, participants will make creative drawing decisions and begin to de...
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

April 25, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
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 "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

April 25, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
About this event::
Pokémon enthusiasts are invited to bring in their Pokémon cards to battle, discuss, and enjoy with other fans. Beginners are welcome - an expert from TCGplayer will be on hand to teach the basics of the game and provide decks for players to use. T...

Library Open

April 26, 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Break for Books, Jr.

April 27, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Families, Kids
About this event::
Join us to talk about kids' books! Open to kids and families. Mondays on Facebook, 11 am to 12 noon. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 27, 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 "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 27, 2020
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 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 "Adults" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

April 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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. During these learning experiences, you may experiment with TCPL's raw materials free of cost. If you plan to make mu...