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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Lab One-on-One

November 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Local History Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.  Please reme...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

November 19, 2019
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!

November 19, 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...

TCPL Board of Trustees

November 19, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
Monthly Board Meeting Open to the Public ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Business Leaders of Colors Office Hours

November 19, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tote Bag Sewing with Kris

November 19, 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: 1
About this event::
Join Kris Altucher to learn how to sew a lined tote bag in the Makerspace! Use our basic Singer Heavy Duty machines and make a reusable tote to carry groceries or anything else you'd like. This small group sewing lesson offers a sewing machine for...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Conversation Group

November 19, 2019
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...

Comic Book Club

November 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
Regular monthly meeting. See www.comicbookclub.org for details....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Digital Lab Open Hours

November 20, 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

November 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
This is an intermediate French class serving the needs of the local homeschool community. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

November 20, 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!...

Dystopian Book Club/History Projects Group

November 20, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
A group of 12-15 homeschool tweens and teens will be meeting to discuss Dystopian Literature and History Project on alternating weeks. The group will be guided be parent facilitators....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

November 20, 2019
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 practicing English. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with library volunteers about current event...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEAM Book Club

November 20, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Book Clubs
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to a STEAM-themed (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) book club. Registration is required. Register and pick up your free copy of the book at the Youth Services Reference Desk. Refreshments will be served. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

YA Book Club

November 20, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting 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 event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

November 20, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
About this event::
Make it light up and learn to code! This program is all about expressing yourself through computer programming. We'll be using the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, a small microcontroller with big possibilities, to learn the basics of coding...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Sales
About this event::
In many communities, a trip to the post office is not necessarily a highlight of the day—but for 27 years, the Ithaca Post Office was one of the most cheerful destinations in town, thanks in large part to Rob Sullivan. Behind the counter at the ...

One World Market

November 20, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East

CSEC Part 2

November 21, 2019
8:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Event Description
Part 2 of CSEC Awareness Training for CSEC Critical Team...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bilingual Chinese-English Family Storytime

November 21, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Please join other families and friends to enjoy songs, rhymes and stories in Mandarin and English. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to join us. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

November 21, 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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Thursdays for Teens

November 21, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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. ...