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One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads, such as borrowing eBooks, or basic computer questions.  **Please visit the Adult Services reference desk at the time of your appointment.**  Appointments will b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

11:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in the makerspace a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

11:30am - 12:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads, such as borrowing eBooks, or basic computer questions.  **Please visit the Adult Services reference desk at the time of your appointment.**  Appointments will b...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Event Description
On October 12, the Adirondack Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society will be hosting Kaj Andersen, part of the NARGS National Traveling Speaker program.   He will present two talks - “Bangsbo Botanical Garden, Crevice and Tu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break for Books

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Chat
About this event::
Join us on Wednesdays from noon to 1:00 pm on Facebook for a lively discussion about what we're all reading! Following our book chat, we'll update the Patron Picks list so everyone can have a handy list of the recommendations for that week. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Health & Wellness, Offsite
About this event::
This is a 30-minute meditation session led by Anna Salamone RN, LCSW, certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher. MBSR is a means for reducing stress, improving our capacity for attention, boosting the immune system, reducing emotional reac...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Children ages 9-13 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club.  In October we will be reading Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online and reserve a copy of the book to borrow. Pic...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

LGBTQIA+ Youth Group

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Makerspace, Meetings, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
About this event::
We're here for you. Lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning, not sure, trying to figure things out? Want to hang in a safe and supportive space or need someone to talk about sexuality, sexual orientation, or gender? Join others in grades 6-12 to ...

SSR Ensemble

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored program, and is not open to the public ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
What do you want to make? Register for a one-on-one session in the makerspace with Library Assistant Josh to use our laser cutter, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in the makerspace a...

Private, writers group

5:45pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored event, and not open to the public ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Autumn Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Weather permitting, caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. for music, rhymes, movement and books. On days when the temperature is forecasted to be lower than ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Makerspace, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
TCPL and the Women in Computing at Cornell's "Girls Who Code" are inviting youth ages 8 - 12 to a robot wrestling challenge! At this event participants will program Arduino based wrestling robots and design armor to compete in 1-on-1 matches. The las...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Sales
About this event::
The Friends of Tompkins County Public Library will hold the annual Fall Book Sale over three long weekends in October, beginning Saturday, October 8, at 509 Esty St, Ithaca. More details are available online at www.booksale.org. Dates & Hours:...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun! In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Library's Thaler/Howell Programming Room.  To check if storytime will be held outside, pleas...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads, such as borrowing eBooks, or basic computer questions.  **Please note - This series of appointments will be with volunteer technology tutor, Eyuel, and he is able...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Science and Nature, STEAM
About this event::
All ages are invited to join us for a special event with Cornell Herpetological Society! Visitors will be able to handle snakes and learn about unique and local snake species, the reptile-keeping hobby, and any questions they may have. The progr...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc... Teens are invited to the Makerspace for two hours of open-making time. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and use one of our Makerspace machines:  3D Printers...