Upcoming Events

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Staff Meeting

October 2, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
All Staff Meeting ...

Introduction to Design Thinking

October 3, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
About this event::
Introduction to Design Thinking with Thomas Wendt.  Learn this creative, cutting-edge approach to program design and performance improvement.  Fee $135 and includes light refreshments throughout the day (lunch will not be provided). Visit w...

Bilingual Chinese-English Family Storytime

October 3, 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. ...

Next Chapter Book Club

October 3, 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...

Teen Writing Workshops

October 3, 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...

Baby Storytime & Playtime

October 4, 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. ...

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

October 4, 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

October 4, 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

October 5, 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

October 5, 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

October 6, 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

October 7, 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

October 7, 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. ...

TCPL Foundation

October 7, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
TCPL Foundation Monthly Board Meeting ...

Tween Board Game Club

October 7, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
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! ...

Costume Couture

October 7, 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 East
Event Description
Our monthly Shop Talks provide the opportunity to meet up with other children's writers and illustrators in our area. October topic: The Nuts & Bolts of Picture Books with Suzanne Bloom Author-illustrator Suzanne Bloom has written and/or illustrate...

Toddler & Preschool Storytime

October 8, 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!

October 8, 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...

Queer Craft Club

October 8, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Join other LGBTQIAP+ adults to do arts and crafts, hang out, and have fun. We will provide a simple craft each month for participants to get creative with but feel free to bring whatever project you're working on!  ...