Upcoming Events

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Age
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Business Leaders of Colors Office Hours

May 14, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments
About this event::
Business Leaders of Colors is a network of small business owners committed to social justice. The network was created to level the playing field and create a cooperative space for commerce that will serve the under-served and underrepresented busines...

Makerspace One-on-One

May 14, 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...

Digital Lab Open Hours

May 15, 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

May 15, 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

May 15, 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

May 15, 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...

YA Book Club

May 15, 2019
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. At this meeting we will...

Movement-Based Book Club

May 15, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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: BorgWarner East
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
About this event::
NOTE: This event will take place in two sessions during this time slot - 5:30-6:30 for families with children, and 7-8 for adults only. There are giants in the sky... and in Tompkins County Public Library! Come help Artist in Community, Sco...

Makerspace One-on-One

May 16, 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: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Join pediatric speech language pathologist Michele Westfall for a half hour of signs, songs and strategies for communication.  Learn to use American Sign Language (ASL) to facilitate your child’s understanding of their environment and their abil...

Senior Book Club

May 17, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
The Senior Book Club will be reading bestselling novel Olive Kitteredge by Elizabeth Strout.  The sessions will be guided by Anna Rosenblatt, Programming Coordinator at the Ithaca College Department of Gerontology who will lead each meeting...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

May 17, 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!...

Spring Comics Camp for Kids

May 18, 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...

Spring Comics Camp for Kids

May 18, 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...

Homeschool Resource Fair

May 18, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, Exhibits, Meetings
About this event::
Join the Tompkins County Public Library for a show-and-tell of the variety of homeschool resources our region has available as well as panel discussions on homeschooling topics.  Visit table displays and learn about local lending labs, curric...