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This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

February 18, 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 18, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Inkscape for Laser Cutting and Engraving

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
Interested in learning how to create and prepare designs for laser cutting and engraving?  Join Josh in our makerspace and digital lab and learn how to get started!  Participants will get hands-on experience using the basic tools of th...

Comic Book Club

February 18, 2020
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....

Tompkins County Greens Meeting

February 18, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
The Tompkins County Green Party will have its monthly business meeting, discussing outreach, interaction with other organizations, and other politics....

French Homeschool Group

February 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make an LED lasercut lamp!

February 19, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
In this two-part workshop, teens will have the opportunity to create their own Arduino powered laser engraved LED desk lamp. Each day will focus on a specific aspect of laser engraving and coding. Participants will be able to take home their creation...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

February 19, 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 "Teens" group.

YA Book Club

February 19, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Family Music Concert Series

February 20, 2020
11:30am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to a Family Music Concert Series presented by Alejandro Bernard-Papachryssanthou. This program will present playfully re-imagined classics, originals and modern standards for you to listen and sing along to. This ser...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make an LED lasercut lamp!

February 20, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
In this two-part workshop, teens will have the opportunity to create their own Arduino powered laser engraved LED desk lamp. Each day will focus on a specific aspect of laser engraving and coding. Participants will be able to take home their creation...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

February 20, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

February 20, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our casual 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 workshops ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

French Tutoring

February 20, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About this event::
If you are currently learning French and cannot afford a personal tutor, you can come to these sessions to receive the help that you need. These tutoring hours are mostly designed for middle school, high school, and university students, as well as ad...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Business Cents Workshop

February 20, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Join Gladys Brangman and Business Leaders of Colors for a workshop focusing on owning your own business. Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? Distinguish the myths and realities of small business ownership. Start a self-assessment to d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

NEW Makerspace Open Hours

February 20, 2020
6:30pm - 8:15pm
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 conten...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Soul Writing with Lisa Margaret

February 20, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
About this event::
Soul Writing is an informal process of writing that involves guided meditation with deep reflective questioning and will help you to access new levels of understanding, awareness, wisdom and answers from the super-conscious part of your mind. Guid...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
About this event::
Tompkins County Public Library's Digital Lab will be a site hosting Alternatives Federal Credit Union's Free Tax Preparation service.  This service is available to low-income residents of Tompkins and Cortland Counties, and is completely free as...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Baby Storytime & Playtime

February 21, 2020
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. ...