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CMC Retreat

10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Event Description
Nursing Directors and Managers Retreat with a guest speaker 1-4p ...
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 "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Makerspace, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
TCPL and the Women in Computing at Cornell's "Girls Who Code" are inviting teens ages 13-18 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 last...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Children ages 5 and up and their families are invited to a free science program co-hosted by Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR). Please reserve your spot by contacting CCMR by email at ccmr_outreach@cornell.edu or by phone at (...
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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Test Tween Coding Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Creek Walk
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
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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 Open

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Library - Public Area and Stacks
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Ballet and Books

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Ballet & Books is a national, non-profit organization that provides 3-9 year old children with an opportunity to improve their literacy skills through a combination of dance instruction and literacy-focused mentorship with high school and college...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break For Movies

12:00pm - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Chat
About this event::
Join us Mondays between noon and 1:00 pm on the Tompkins County Public Library Facebook page to talk about movies, TV shows, and whatever else you might be watching!  ...

Private Meeting

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
About this event::
Family Treatment Court Team This is not a library sponsored event, and not open to the public ...
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 (...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Participants will be introduced to the basics of screenplay formatting and structure through writing exercises. Screenplay excerpts will illustrate the particular challenges facing the screenwriter, not just the need to write economically, but also t...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, sewing machines, 3-D printer, or Cricut.  Sessions are one hour and a maximum of two people are allowed in...
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. ...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
About this event::
Note: Please contact Mary McKeon at mmckeon@tcpl.org for the Zoom link if you would like to attend this meeting. ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families
Program Type: STEAM
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. During this...
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.

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: 15
About this event::
Children ages 9-13 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club.  In November we will be reading Small Spaces by Katherine Arden. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online and reserve a copy of the book to borrow. Pick up eit...
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 ...