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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: Makerspace
Age Group: Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
It's robot racing time! TCPL is inviting youth 8+, Teens, and families to a weekly robot race in the Makerspace! Each week participants will be challenged to program and tune a robot car to achieve the fastest time on the track. A new track will b...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Community Groups, Science and Nature
About this event::
Families and children of all ages are welcome to join Cayuga Nature Center and several of their critters to learn about animal adaptation!  More details to follow! ...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Summer 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::
Caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. On days when it's wet outside or we have a heat advisory, we'll instead meet in the...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Summer Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families
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. If you’d like to receive weekly email reminders for these storytimes, co...

Library

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Tompkins County Public Library
This event is in the "Families" group.

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Enjoy the beautiful summer weather while celebrating reading and building early literacy skills every week!  Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.  In inclement weather, we'll meet in the Thaler/Howell Programming Room.&nbs...
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 "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::
Details coming soon! ...
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Writing Workshops

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
About this event::
This six week generative workshop will encourage experimentation and writing as an artistic act of fun! We will explore a new topic each week and have time to engage and discuss a reading and write our own piece. There will be science/specu...
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: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Art program for ages 3-6 and family. Details coming soon! ...
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: Makerspace
Age Group: Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Makerspace, STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
It's robot racing time! TCPL is inviting youth 8+, Teens, and families to a weekly robot race in the Makerspace! Each week participants will be challenged to program and tune a robot car to achieve the fastest time on the track. A new track will b...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Summer 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::
Caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie for songs, rhymes, movement and books at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. On days when it's wet outside or we have a heat advisory, we'll instead meet in the...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Summer Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families
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. If you’d like to receive weekly email reminders for these storytimes, co...

Library

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Tompkins County Public Library
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
About this event::
We here at TCPL know that adults enjoy board games too, so join us for an evening of rolling dice, plotting adventure, or trying to be the first to finish the game! Host Andrew Restrepo will have plenty of games on hand, but please feel free to bring...
This event is in the "Families" group.

Stories in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Enjoy the beautiful summer weather while celebrating reading and building early literacy skills every week!  Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.  In inclement weather, we'll meet in the Thaler/Howell Programming Room.&nbs...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Early Readers Book Club

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
Children in grades K-2 are welcome to join our Early Readers Book Club. This program is meant to introduce excellent emerging reader books to children who have graduated from storytime and are being introduced to more formal “learn-to-read” technique...