Upcoming Events

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CozyBop - Babywearing Dance Class

August 1, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
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...

Bilingual Chinese-English Family Storytime

August 1, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
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. ...

Next Chapter Book Club

August 1, 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...

Hand Puppet Workshop with Lily Silly

August 1, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children will make a hand-puppet from provided materials, then learn some basic puppet movements like sneezing, waving, bowing, crying, and getting the hiccups! Children are invited to try their acting skills in the puppet theater! This program is fr...

Maker Thursdays for Teens

August 1, 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. ...

GIAC Jumpers

August 1, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Creek Walk
Age Group: Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Performance
About this event::
Led by Jackie Greene, GIAC Jumpers are a dance, step, and double-dutch troupe from the Greater Ithaca Activities Center. They will perform and will also demonstrate double-dutch techniques. GIAC Jumpers is comprised of area children who are passionat...

Makerspace One-on-One

August 1, 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...

Baby Storytime & Playtime

August 2, 2019
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. ...

Circus Culture Workshop

August 2, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Kids ages 8+, teens, and adults are invited to learn juggling and use other circus props with Circus Culture! This four part drop-in series is free and open to the public. People of all abilities are welcome and encouraged to join the fun! Come to ju...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

August 2, 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!...

Summer Comics Camp for Kids

August 3, 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...

Summer Family Storytime

August 3, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
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 Summer Family Storytime. We meet each Saturday for stories, songs and family fun. ...

Making Comics With Teens

August 3, 2019
11:15am - 12:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
About this event::
Local comic book artist Ten Van Winkle will be on site in the Digital Lab each week to help you create your own comics. Learn how to use the skills you already have to tell stories with art. Registration is encouraged, drop-ins welcome. Attendance...

Adult Board Game Club

August 3, 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

August 3, 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...

Open Heart Kids Yoga

August 5, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
About this event::
Join us for a weekly yoga program! This six week series is best suited for children ages 3 - 9, but younger siblings are welcome! Registration is required. This program is made possible by a grant from the Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library fu...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

August 5, 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!...

Employment Resource Team

August 5, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored event. ...

Tween Board Game Club

August 5, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Mike Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! ...

TCPL Foundation

August 5, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
TCPL Foundation Monthly Board Meeting ...

Miss Judy’s Musical Adventure

August 5, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Music
About this event::
Judy Stock uses the banjo, guitar, spoons and many more instruments to bring music to children. This program brings the joy of singing, rhyming, instruments, finger plays and movement all together in one fun filled 30 minute music session. Children s...

Stories in the Park

August 6, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library'...