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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::
Join us for a discussion of our Winter Book Club pick, "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt. This lunchtime meeting will take place in the Library's Thaler Howell Programming Room at Noon - 1 PM. If you prefer to meet online, please regis...
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...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Spotlight Africa!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::
Tweens (kids ages 9-12) are invited to learn about the beauty and diversity of the continent of Africa - its folktales, its cultures, its people.  Join Narda Bondah for a multimedia celebration of this continent and its countries!  Registra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intro to Fashion Draping

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Join professor and textbook author Susan Ashdown to learn the basics of fashion draping for pattern making! Susan will share tutorials and hands on techniques to get you started learning fashion design skills. This exciting workshop is perfect for as...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Join us for a discussion of our Winter Book Club pick, "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt. This evening meeting will take place on Zoom from 6:30-7:30 PM. If you prefer to get out and meet in the Library, please register for the lu...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

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...
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: 14
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.
This event is in the "Families" 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, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Sales, Fundraisers, Performance
About this event::
Pulitzer-prize winning author Alison Lurie’s posthumous young adult novel, The Cat Agent, will be launched at a fund-raising event for the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation on Saturday, February 25, from 12:00 – 2:00PM, in the Borg Warner Roo...
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.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Families with young children are invited to come play with an assortment of toys appropriate for infants and toddlers. The Finger Lakes Toy Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to toys and play while fostering a communit...

SRA Training Class

2:15pm - 4:15pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
Learning about socialism and liberation from the capitalist system, and how to do that in a safe and productive way. ...

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 "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
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.

One-on-One Tech Help

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, 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 "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...

Landlord Association Mtg

4:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored event, and not open to the public. ...

Landlord Association Mtg

4:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
This is not a library sponsored event, and not open to the public. ...
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...