Upcoming Events

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Teen Writing Workshops

September 26, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our 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 classes will be led b...

Laser Cut Bookmark Making

September 26, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
About this event::
Join Beline to learn how to draw, scan, and edit a design to engrave onto a wooden bookmark! During this class you will learn how to do some basic editing with Inkscape software, and how to prepare a basic design for laser cutting and engraving. P...

Make a Lasercut Box with Adobe Illustrator

September 26, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join local maker Laurence Clarkberg to learn how to make a lasercut wooden box using Adobe Illustrator illustration software.  Patrons in attendance will learn how to generate box plans, modify the plans using Adobe Illustrator's pen tool, add a...

4 Seasons Book Club

September 26, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
About this event::
The 4 Seasons Book Club meets quarterly to discuss selected works of modern fiction and celebrated classics. Contact Joyce, jwheatley@tcpl.org, if you are interested in joining us. ...

HSC Board Meeting

September 27, 2019
8:30am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting ...

CozyBop - Babywearing Dance Class

September 27, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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...

Baby & Toddler Playtime

September 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
About this event::
Baby & Toddler Playtime is an hour-long unstructured play and social time for children and adults offering a warm, child-friendly space with books, music and a variety of age-appropriate toys. ...

Access to Justice

September 27, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

September 27, 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!...

Slow Flow Yoga

September 27, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
This is an all-levels Slow Flow style yoga class, adaptable for people with different levels of fitness (it does involve sitting on a mat and standing up from the floor). Participants should bring a yoga mat if they have one, some are available for u...

Adult Board Game Club

September 28, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Groups, Meetings
About this event::
Adults are invited to join our weekly board game club! Bring a favorite game or play one that's on hand.   ...

LEGO at the Library

September 28, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: 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...

Library Open

September 29, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

September 30, 2019
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!...

Costume Couture

September 30, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Teens ages 13 and up are invited to this drop-in weekly Makerspace session with a focus on creating costumes, cosplay, accessories, props, and wearable garments of all types! No previous experience is necessary! ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Community of Practice gathering of Art of Participatory Leadership practitioners to share knowledge about AoPL methods that are being used in the community to increase engagement and collaboration between non-profits, people most impacted and other s...

Sit! Stay! Read!

October 1, 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...

Spooky Smiling Stones with Patti Freyburger

October 1, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
About this event::
Kick off the spookiest month of the year with the perfect Halloween decor - Smiling Stones! Learn how to mix and shape concrete to create a paperweight sized permanent grin. Patti Freyburger returns to instruct this one-of-a-kind class. You might ...

Distracted Driving Diversion Class

October 1, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Police Officers present the data and dangers of Distracted Driving. This is a library-sponsored event. ...

Staff Meeting

October 2, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

October 2, 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...

French Homeschool Group

October 2, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
This is a high school French class for a group of local homeschool students....

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

October 2, 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!...