Upcoming Events

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Sit! Stay! Read!

June 18, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

June 19, 2019
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

ESL Talk Time

June 19, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice speaking with other people? Come to the library, and meet other people who are practicing English. In these classes, English Language learners will have the opportunity to: practice English by watching Youtube videos a...

So You Want to Write about Local History

June 20, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Local History
About this event::
Do you want to write a historic marker? Create text for a display? Write a local history of your house, street, or neighborhood? Come to two sessions on how to write local history, to be held on Thursday June 20th and 27th  from 3 -4:30 pm a...
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
About this event::
There are giants in the sky... and in Tompkins County Public Library! Come help Artist in Community, Scott Hitz create the next BIG thing in Ithaca… The Ithaca Giant!  What is it? Where did it come from? What is its story? Let’s figure...

Vinyasa Yoga

June 21, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Taught by Kris Altucher, this is an all-levels Vinyasa Flow style yoga class, adaptable for people with different levels of fitness (it does involve sitting on a mat and standing up from the floor). In Vinyasa yoga the poses are linked together ...

Drag Teen

June 24, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Learn how to change your appearance for drag, cosplay, costuming, or any other purpose using makeup and especially contouring. Local drag artists Tilia Cordata and Kitana Scofflaw will be on hand to show you tricks to alter the shape of your face so ...

3-D Printing Lab

June 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Join Josh in the makerspace for 3-D printing lab, where participants can bring in their 3-D model files and bring them to life using one of our state-of-the-art 3-D printers. Participants should bring their files (.STL or .OBJ) on a flash dri...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Lectures
About this event::
Thoughtful Retirement: Envisioning and Realizing an Intentional Future Individuals living in Tompkins County, who are either close to retirement or have already retired, are invited to join us for a discussion on how to identify and achieve your n...

Sit! Stay! Read!

June 25, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...

Jewelry Making with Kris

June 25, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
About this event::
Join Maker Kris Altucher to learn how to bead, wrap and create your own custom earrings and pendants. We have been gifted a great supply of unique beads, and are excited to share. Beads and tools will be provided, or bring your own treasures! Free...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

June 26, 2019
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

ESL Talk Time

June 26, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice speaking with other people? Come to the library, and meet other people who are practicing English. In these classes, English Language learners will have the opportunity to: practice English by watching Youtube videos a...
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Lectures
About this event::
Whether you're new to Medicare due to age or disability, or you've been on Medicare and want a better understanding of how it works, this program will provide an overview of the different ways that you can receive your Medicare benefits, as well as h...

So You Want to Write about Local History

June 27, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops, Local History
About this event::
Do you want to write a historic marker? Create text for a display? Write a local history of your house, street, or neighborhood? Come to two sessions on how to write local history, to be held on Thursday June 20th and 27th  from 3 -4:30 pm at...

Vinyasa Yoga

June 28, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Taught by Kris Altucher, this is an all-levels Vinyasa Flow style yoga class, adaptable for people with different levels of fitness (it does involve sitting on a mat and standing up from the floor). In Vinyasa yoga the poses are linked together ...

Tween Board Game Club

July 1, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Mike Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! ...

All Access Art Club

July 2, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
About this event::
Teen and Adult artists are invited to join in this weekly inclusive art experience. While this group will be paced and planned with individuals with developmental disabilities in mind, people with all levels of ability ages 15+ are welcome ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

July 2, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Children are invited to practice their reading skills by sharing a story with a truly non-judgmental listener -- a dog! Reading sessions will be held Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-s...

Distracted Driving Diversion Class

July 2, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Police Officers present the data and dangers of Distracted Driving. This is a library-sponsored event. ...

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

July 3, 2019
12:15pm - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Facilitated by psychotherapist and Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Anna Salamone, RN, LCSW, these sessions will encourage participants to shift out of "automatic pilot" mode and observe the workings of the mind, body, a...

ESL Talk Time

July 3, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice speaking with other people? Come to the library, and meet other people who are practicing English. In these classes, English Language learners will have the opportunity to: practice English by watching Youtube videos a...

Maker Kids

July 3, 2019
3:45pm - 4:45pm
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 - 12. Each session will provide a range of activities for varying ages and ability levels. Participants can also bring their own projects. No registration required, just drop in! ...

Myths & Tales Storytime for Kids

July 8, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Storytimes
About this event::
A hands-on storytelling series for children of all ages led by Jay Leeming. Each session will include songs, stories and provide opportunities for young listeners to respond to tales from around the world through artwork, discussion, creative writing...

Tween Board Game Club

July 8, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Children ages 8-12 are invited to explore and learn new board games each week with Mike Timonin, local board game aficionado! All kinds of great games to choose from! Put on your strategic thinking cap and join us! ...

Costume Couture: Resin Casting

July 8, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Learn how to cast epoxy resin in silicone molds to create gemstones and crystals that can be used in cosplay, costuming, and jewelry making! Participants will learn how to pour, dye, and encapsulate items in resin, as well as different methods for pa...

Myths & Tales Storytime for Kids

July 9, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Storytimes
About this event::
A hands-on storytelling series for children of all ages led by Jay Leeming. Each session will include songs, stories and provide opportunities for young listeners to respond to tales from around the world through artwork, discussion, creative writing...