Poetry at TCPL

Poetry at TCPL

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This year, TCPL is celebrating Poem in Your Pocket Day online. Join us on April 29th, on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, as we share poems by over 50 local poets, all centered on the theme of hope. You can also check out this year's poetry collection here!

We will also be hosting two Spring Writes poetry events this year: the Poetry and Prose Open Mic on May 5th, and Poetry and the Pandemic on May 6th. Visit those pages for more details and to register.

If you have questions, please email poetry@tcpl.org.

Poetry Picks

Upcoming Writing, Poetry, and Performance Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

11:00am - 12:00pm
Waitlist
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
Waitlist 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 (Staff support for the sewing machines is not currently available).  Se...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Sometimes in order to write truthfully about the real world, you have to leave it. In this [workshop? class?] we'll explore using fantastic elements in fiction writing. With prompts and discussions about works by George Saunders, Karen Russell, and C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Offsite
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.

Makerspace One-on-One

11:00am - 12:00pm
Full
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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 (Staff support for the sewing machines is not currently available).  Se...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 1-on-1 virtual appointment with Librarian Tom to learn how to navigate eBook or employment resources available through the library. During this 30 minute ZOOM session, the goal be to cover some of the following topics: Setting up t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Ballet and Books

10:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner Full
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups
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 co...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, Digital Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About this event::
Restorative Tompkins meets twice a month to build community through circles, expand knowledge of restorative practices and restorative justice, and practice conferencing role plays. Any member of the public who would like to learn more about this gro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Makerspace One-on-One

11:00am - 12:00pm
Waitlist
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
Waitlist 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 (Staff support for the sewing machines is not currently available).  Se...