Upcoming Events

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Circus Culture Workshop

August 23, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Kids ages 8+, teens, and adults are invited to learn juggling and use other circus props with Circus Culture! This four part drop-in series is free and open to the public. People of all abilities are welcome and encouraged to join the fun! Come to ju...

Getting Started with Microsoft Word

August 27, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
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: 2
About this event::
Join instructional designer Lauren Haas-Sulzer to learn the basics of Microsoft Word.  Patrons in attendance will learn how to create a new document and how to use different tools to adjust the overall formatting of their document, such...

Sit! Stay! Read!

August 27, 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...

Laser Cut Writing: Water Writing with Zee

August 27, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Write poetry or prose, on the theme of water. Then have your short poem, or a prose excerpt, engraved onto transparent acrylic plastic that can be hung up in a window. Zee Zahava will lead the writing portion, and librarian Cady will help you...

ESL Talk Time

August 28, 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, Lectures
About this event::
During the middle stage of dementia, the person with the disease often starts to exhibit new behaviors that can be confusing for a caregiver. These behaviors are a form of communication, and are essential to understanding the needs of the person with...

Sit! Stay! Read!

September 3, 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

September 3, 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. ...

Photoshop 101

September 4, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join graphic designer Jon Serrano for an introduction to the basics of photo editing and cropping with Adobe Photoshop.   Participants are expected to be experienced with the following: -Using the basic tools of the Mac operating system...

Ugly Art Therapy

September 5, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
A lot of people think they can’t participate in Art Therapy because they “can’t draw a stick figure.” But Art Therapy is about true expression, not beauty.  Our ugly sides - the feelings and personality traits that we dislike and fear most in...

CozyBop - Babywearing Dance Class

September 6, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Bond with baby while getting down with other parents in this judgment-free groove zone. Support social and emotional development through gentle movements that remind baby of the womb. Dancing together in the 4th trimester and beyond solidifies attach...
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Come and write about your school memories and experiences! We’ll write for about 45 minutes and then share our just-written work with one another. This workshop offers a safe, supportive, and stimulating writing environment for beginning as wel...

Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

September 10, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
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: 6
About this event::
Join instructional designer Lauren Haas-Sulzer to learn the basics of Microsoft's PowerPoint presentation software.  Patrons in attendance will learn how to create a new slideshow, add text and images to their slides, and how to use diffe...

Sit! Stay! Read!

September 10, 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...

Getting Started with Adobe InDesign Part 1

September 11, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join graphic designer Amy Callahan to learn the basics of Adobe InDesign, a desktop publishing program that can be used to create single or multi-page documents including flyers, posters, brochures and magazines. In this intro class, you will&nb...

Teen Writing Workshops

September 12, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour classes will be led b...

Make a Lasercut Box with Adobe Illustrator

September 12, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join local maker Laurence Clarkberg to learn how to make a lasercut wooden box using Adobe Illustrator illustration software.  Patrons in attendance will learn how to generate box plans, modify the plans using Adobe Illustrator's pen tool, add a...

CozyBop - Babywearing Dance Class

September 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Bond with baby while getting down with other parents in this judgment-free groove zone. Support social and emotional development through gentle movements that remind baby of the womb. Dancing together in the 4th trimester and beyond solidifies attach...

Slow Flow Yoga

September 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
About this event::
This is an all-levels Slow 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). Participants should bring a yoga mat if they have one, some are available for u...

Sit! Stay! Read!

September 17, 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...

Adobe Illustrator: Using Text for Print

September 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join graphic designer Jon Serrano for an introduction to the basics of creating text for printing within Adobe Illustrator.   Participants are expected to be experienced with the following: -Using the basic tools of the Mac opera...

Teen Writing Workshops

September 19, 2019
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Writing, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our weekly after school writing workshops. Sign up for a couple or take them all - each week will be something a little different but attendance at all sessions is not required. These one-hour classes will be led b...

CozyBop - Babywearing Dance Class

September 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
Bond with baby while getting down with other parents in this judgment-free groove zone. Support social and emotional development through gentle movements that remind baby of the womb. Dancing together in the 4th trimester and beyond solidifies attach...

Slow Flow Yoga

September 20, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Classes and Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
About this event::
This is an all-levels Slow 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). Participants should bring a yoga mat if they have one, some are available for u...

Tween Board Game Club

September 23, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner West
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! ...

Sit! Stay! Read!

September 24, 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...

Getting Started with Adobe InDesign Part 2

September 25, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Technology Class
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Join graphic designer Amy Callahan for the second session to learn even more of the in's and out's of InDesign! In the last session, you learned the basics of creating a document and importing both text and images. In this class you will learn how to...