Receive a free book with registration! Read at least 20 minutes a day to earn raffle tickets and other great prizes.
Meet up with us every Tuesday afternoon to nerd out over your favorite shows, share suggestions, watch episodes and movies, talk about manga, eat snacks, and do all things anime! This club is for people entering grades 6-12 in the fall.
Movies and episodes shown will be chosen with a teen audience in mind but the Library does not restrict admittance based on age or maturity.
This summer we'll be featuring traditional board games life-sized! Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be a Hungry, Hungry, Hippo? We've got the biggest selection of games - literally. Try your hand at Jenga as tall as you are, real-life Angry Birds, live-action Wizard Chess and more. We'll also have all your regular Game On faves like Exploding Kittens, M:tG, D&D, and more.
Compete in our first ever Library downtown scavenger hunt! Teams of 3-6 people will have about 1.5 hours to complete the challenges and puzzles. The event will start at 10:00 AM outside the entrance to the Library. Registration required. Click here to register. This all-ages event will have three levels of difficulty:
Come to the Library for one epic week of intense RPG, tabletop, and card gaming. You'll create an epic tale or heroic fable using either Magic: the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder, or BattleTech and Card Wars.
Over the course of four days, participants will have the opportunity not to just play games, but to create characters worlds, plot, challenges, puzzles, and more. Each participant will finish the intensive having created an entire module that can be shared and played with friends! Because each session builds on the next, it is strongly encouraged that participants attend all four sessions.
Registration is required and participants must choose their game of choice when signing up - either CCG, RPG, or tabletop. To register, click here.
We’ll be showing all four Hunger Games movies over the course of four evenings. Popcorn and refreshments provided.
Support for these events has been provided by the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation through funding from the Phyllis and Charles Brodhead Memorial Endowed Fund and the Michael Kammen Children's Fund.
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