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Winter Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 56
About this event::
Caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books. Following storytime each week, we'll have a baby playtime from 11 am - noon. Registration is not required. To receive a weekly email update with t...

Ukulele Group

3:00pm - 5:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours are back! Registration is no longer required. We still must adhere to room occupancy requirements (max. 10 people at a time), but do not anticipate this being an issue often.  Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3...

SSR Ensemble

9:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
This is not a library-sponsored event, and is not open to the general public ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
About this event::
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early literacy skills every week at Family Storytime! Registration is not required. To receive email reminders about Family Storytime, contact Kelly at kdoo...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Music, Storytimes
About this event::
The skilled and artful puppeteers from the Ithaca Waldorf School will be presenting the story "The Apple Cake," based on the book by Neinke van Hichtum at 1:30 and 2:30 pm. Beautifully crafted scenery and props add magic and whimsy to this charmin...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Music, Storytimes
About this event::
The skilled and artful puppeteers from the Ithaca Waldorf School will be presenting the story "The Apple Cake," based on the book by Neinke van Hichtum at 1:30 and 2:30 pm. Beautifully crafted scenery and props add magic and whimsy to this charmin...

Story House Ithaca

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
Story House Ithaca is holding the Stages of Life Intergeneration playwriting class. (This is not a library sponsored event, and not open to the general public.) ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
TCPL Coding Club to offer 3 sessions on the C++ programming language with Robert Kong. Program will be held virtually on Zoom. Registration required. Robert Kong is a local 13 year old, in 8th grade, who enjoys programming and learning more about ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays

4:00pm - 6:00pm
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 (M...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Join us each month to discuss a book that we've all read! We will be meeting in-person in the Thaler/Howell programming room this year; snacks and drinks will be provided. This month we are reading I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman, author of Heart...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Queer Craft Meetup

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, Digital Lab
About this event::
Join other LGBTQIAP+ adults to do arts and crafts, hang out, and have fun. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own craft project, such as knitting, crochet, felting, embroidery, drawing, or any other craft that does not involve liquids (including...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
About this event::
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early literacy skills every week at Family Storytime! Registration is not required. To receive email reminders about Family Storytime, contact Kelly at kdoo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

11:00am - 12:00pm
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Steiner Conference Room
About this event::
If you are interesting in attending this committee meeting, please email Teresa Vadakin at tvadakin@tcpl.org for Zoom details. ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families
About this event::
TCPL is inviting families to a weekly LEGO build night! Buckets of LEGO will be provided for participants to borrow for their builds. Participants will also have the opportunity to display their creations in the Youth Services section. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace
About this event::
Drop-in open hours, no registration required. Come for a short tour, or stay and work on a project - we have lots of art supplies and ideas to get you making! Visit the Makerspace to use the laser cutter, 3-D printer, Cricut, or sewing/embroidery ...

Comic Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Event Description
Regular monthly meeting. See www.comicbookclub.org for details....
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
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
About this event::
TCPL Coding Club to offer 3 sessions on the C++ programming language with Robert Kong. Program will be held virtually on Zoom. Registration required. Robert Kong is a local 13 year old, in 8th grade, who enjoys programming and learning more about ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Rap Sheet/Fingerprint Workshop

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Join staff from LawNY for their second session in their Community Based Legal Education workshop series.  The first step in removing arrest and conviction record barriers is to know what’s on your RAP sheet – your legal Record of Arrest and...