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Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
About this event::
This year the 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 comp...

Baby Storytime

March 29, 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. After storytime, stay for an hour of play and social time. ...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

March 29, 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!...

Baby Storytime

March 29, 2019
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
New! A second chance to catch Baby Storytime! Caregivers and newborns up to 24 months are invited for music, rhymes, movement and books. ...

Friday Teen Writing Workshop

March 29, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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...

Family Storytime

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

Rosa Tatuata: Sicilian Music Concert

March 30, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Ezra Cornell Reading Room
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Performance, Music
About this event::
Rosa Tatuata! Dance Music of Sicily Join the music group Rosa Tatuata for a concert of roots music from Italy - with exotic instruments to make your heart sing and your feet dance! Learn to dance the Tarantella, or just sit back and enjoy th...

TCPL Robotics Club

March 30, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
About this event::
3! 2! 1! SUMO! Learn basic robotics with TCPL Robotics Club. With this bi-weekly program youth ages 7-12 will be challenged to create the ultimate Bluetooth sumo robot! Participants will be introduced to code, circuits, and physics. Eac...

Adult Board Game Club

March 30, 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

March 30, 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

March 31, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks

Butoh with Amanda Moretti: Dance Class

March 31, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
This is a dance class series taught by Amanda Moretti.  Butoh is a modern Japanese dance form focusing on slow, expressive movements.  Classes will take place on the last four Sundays in March in Borg Warner West from 3:00-4:...

TCPL Foundation

April 1, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
TCPL Foundation Monthly Board Meeting ...

Tween Poetry Workshop

April 1, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Writing, Poetry
About this event::
Kids ages 8 - 12 are invited to a poetry workshop led by poet and writer Robert Danberg. These interactive workshops will meet the first Monday of each month through May These free writing sessions will offer participants a chance to connect with eac...

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 1, 2019
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 teen maker session. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, sewing, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

April 2, 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. ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

April 2, 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...

Business Leaders of Colors Office Hours

April 2, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
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...

Distracted Driving Diversion Class

April 2, 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. ...

Comic Book Club

April 2, 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....

Staff Meeting

April 3, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...

Digital Lab Open Hours

April 3, 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...