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This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO at the Library

March 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Other
About this event::
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

March 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Families, Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
About this event::
Pokémon enthusiasts are invited to bring in their Pokémon cards to battle, discuss, and enjoy with other fans. Beginners are welcome - an expert from TCGplayer will be on hand to teach the basics of the game and provide decks for players to use. T...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

March 30, 2020
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

March 30, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Michael Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! Feel free to join in a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

March 30, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Join us for a weekly maker session for teens. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. During the month of March Maker Mondays will...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

March 31, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments
About this event::
What do you want to make? Library Assistant Josh will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options. During these learning experiences, you may experiment with TCPL's raw materials free of cost. If you plan to make mu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 1, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

April 2, 2020
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's conten...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 3, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO at the Library

April 4, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Other
About this event::
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 6, 2020
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
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.

Big Red Marching Band Instrument Petting Zoo

April 6, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Performance, Classes and Workshops, Music
About this event::
The Big Red Marching Band and the Tompkins Public Library are teaming up to hold a musical workshop for kids, tweens and teens where you'll get the chance to hear members of the band talk about their fun times and get some hands on experience with th...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

April 6, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Michael Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! Feel free to join in a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 6, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Join us for a weekly maker session for teens. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: FPV Rover Scavenger Hunt for Kids

April 7, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
A satellite has crashed on the planet Maker Space. Its up to you and your team of makers to create and pilot a first person view, FPV, camera rover to collect the scattered parts. Be on the lookout though, other teams are racing to fin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Makerspace reserved for the Inkscape for Laser Cutting and Engraving program.  For more information, visit the main program page here: https://www.tcpl.org/events/inkscape-laser-cutting-and-engraving-2 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Inkscape for Laser Cutting and Engraving

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Interested in learning how to create and prepare designs for laser cutting and engraving?  Join Josh in our makerspace and digital lab and learn how to get started!  Participants will get hands-on experience using the basic tools of th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Maker Kids

April 8, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us for a kids' maker session for ages 5 - 10. Each session will provide a range of activities for varying ages and ability levels.  No registration required, just drop in! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TCPL Robotics Club: FPV Rover Scavenger Hunt for Teens

April 9, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM, Technology Class
About this event::
You and your team of makers have crashed landed on a deserted planet full of wrecked space craft. Your job: build a rover to search and collect parts for an escape rocket. Be weary though, other teams have crashed too and want a way off the planet. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Coding Club

April 9, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Make it light up and learn to code! This program is all about expressing yourself through computer programming. We'll be using the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, a small microcontroller with big possibilities, to learn the basics of coding...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace Open Hours

April 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's conten...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 10, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO at the Library

April 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: STEAM, Other
About this event::
Children are invited to attend this weekly LEGO® brick building program. 'LEGO at the Library' encourages children to use their imaginations or LEGO books from the TCPL collection to create their own LEGO art! The Library will provide LEGO bricks, an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lucy: Mission to the Trojan Asteroids

April 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Lectures
About this event::
NASA Student Ambassador, Tinsae Giblin will give a presentation on Nasa’s Lucy Mission to the Trojan Asteroids. The mission is the one of the first of its kind to study the Trojan Asteroids that orbit in the Lagrange L4 and L5 point of Jupiter. Th...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace OPEN HOURS

April 13, 2020
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us in the Makerspace for self-led open hours! Bring your project, or make something with our available tools and materials. Share ideas with other makers, learn from volunteers and members of the community, and tinker to your heart's content!...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Mondays for Teens

April 13, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
About this event::
Join us for a weekly maker session for teens. Every session will provide a short tutorial on 3D printing, laser cutting, or Arduino programming. No prior experience required. Materials will be provided. ...