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One-on-One Tech Help

February 8, 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 "Kids" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: Robot Racing and Jousting

February 8, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
About this event::
Welcome to the winter edition of Robotics Club. This time we are going to hit the track and make racing robots! After the races we will jump into some robot jousting! This session of the club will focus on design and circuits. No prior experienc...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Families Learning Science Together

February 8, 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 ...
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

February 8, 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 "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

February 10, 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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Conversation Group

February 10, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
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...

Pollinator Diversity - Panel Discussion

February 10, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
Pollinators come in all shapes and sizes: insects, birds, bats, and even people. As pollinators visit flowers to feed, they move pollen between flowers and help plants reproduce. Pollination is essential to a third of the world’s food supply, as well...

Trust Building for Teams

February 11, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Trust Building for Teams with Erica Marx. Leave this workshop with key insights and personalized next steps to build positive, productive, and resilient teams with the capacity to innovate and thrive. Light refreshments will be served. Fee $70. V...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

February 11, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited every Tuesday for early literacy-based stories, songs, finger plays and much more! After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

February 11, 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. ...

Darwin's Cabaret with Dr. Anurag Agrawal

February 11, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Event Begins at 7:00 pm. Join Dr. Anurag Agrawal (James A. Perkins Professor of Environmental Studies at Cornell University) for an engaging and friendly science presentation about the remarkable stories of co-evolution between plants and pollinator...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Queer Craft Club

February 11, 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

February 12, 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

February 12, 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

February 12, 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 One-on-One

February 12, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Join TCPL volunteer technology tutor Woojin Richardson for one-on-one assistance with your website questions.  Woojin has experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and Firebase.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

February 12, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop One-on-One

February 12, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Schedule an appointment with graphic designer Jon Serrano, for help with your Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop questions. ...

Youth Employment Resource Team

February 12, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
The Youth Employment Resource Team meets monthly to discuss best practices in the field, problem solve collectively, and eliminate duplication of services. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Maker Kids: Custom Tote Bags

February 12, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us for a kids' maker session for ages 5 - 10. Each session will provide an activity suitable for all abilities. This month we will be making custom tote bags. No registration required, first come first served as supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

February 12, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice your conversation skills? Come to the library and meet other people who are learning English. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with library volunteers about current events,...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Book Club

February 12, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club on the second Wednesday of each month. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Participants are welcome to bring s...

Cinemapolis

February 12, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room