Poetry at TCPL

Poetry at TCPL

Poem in Your Pocket Day was a huge success. In 2019, we gave out over 1,400 poems!

The deadline for poetry submissions has passed, but check back in the winter for information about next year's Poem in Your Pocket Day.

Upcoming Writing, Poetry, and Performance Events

This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Open Heart Kids Yoga

January 18, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Thaler/Howell Programming Room
Age Group: Families, Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Join us for a weekly yoga program! This four week series is best suited for children ages 3 - 9, but younger siblings are welcome! Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Board Game Club

January 20, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

*CANCELLED* French Conversation Group

January 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cancelled
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** If you have taken some French in the past and would like to find a place to practice your foreign language skills, please join us. Every week we will speak in French on topics ranging from US and French Polit...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sit! Stay! Read!

January 21, 2020
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! Children who attend 6 sessions will earn a FREE book of their choice! Co-sponsored by Cornell Companions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Quilting 101: Session 1

January 21, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Join local quilter and sewing expert Steffi Green for a 3 week quilting class! Learn the basics of quilting, including piecing a small or baby sized quilt top, quilting the layers together, and binding the finished quilt. 4 sewing machines are ava...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mid-Day Mindfulness Meditation

January 22, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop One-on-One

January 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Schedule an appointment with graphic designer Jon Serrano, for help with your Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop questions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

ESL Talk Time

January 22, 2020
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Tompkins Trust Company Study Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice your conversation skills? Come to the library and meet other people who are learning English. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with library volunteers about current events,...