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Break for Books

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Chat
About this event::
Join us on Wednesdays from noon to 1 on Facebook for a lively discussion about what we're all reading! Following our book chat, we'll update the Patron Picks list so everyone can have a handy list of the recommendations for that week. ...
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 "Kids" group.

Tween Book Club

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club.  In February we will be reading Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online and reserve your free copy of the book to pick...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual ESL Talk Time

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice your conversation skills? Join our virtual discussion and meet others who are learning English in an informal and friendly group setting. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 1-on-1 virtual appointment with Librarian Cady to learn about sewing machines or hand crafts. During this 30 minute ZOOM session, you can opt to focus on one of the following topics:   1. Take a tour of a sewing machine, and l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Digital Lab, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Hoping to cut your teeth on graphic design but don’t have access to the Adobe Creative Suite? You have some great options! This workshop will introduce you to the basics of GIMP, a freely available, open source image manipulation application that ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Have you ever wanted to learn how to write code for a video game or an animation? The TCPL Virtual Coding Club is here to help!   Tweens ages 8 - 12 are invited to the TCPL Virtual Coding club where they will be introduced to Python through...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Poetry, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
One of the difficulties creative writers are experiencing in the current unprecedented convergence of horrors both politically and related to the pandemic is the difficulty of writing with nuance and lyric effectiveness when reality feels so exaggera...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.

Virtual Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
We miss you and Baby Storytimes! Caregivers and their babies can join Cassie online anytime for music, rhymes, movement and books here.  Check back each Friday for a new addition and watch anytime! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace
About this event::
Come celebrate Galentine's Day virtually (https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/02/each-day-is-galentines-day/516408/)! Get an introduction to the Cornell and TCPL Makerspaces and make crafts with or for your friends. Gals and non-bi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
About this event::
Have you ever wanted to learn how to write code for a video game or an animation? The TCPL Virtual Coding Club is here to help!   Teens are invited to the TCPL Virtual Coding club where they will be introduced to Python through coding ga...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Virtual Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to celebrate reading and build their early literacy skills online at Family Storytime with Kelly here.  Check back each Tuesday for a new addition and watch anytime!&...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Virtual flyers can be a powerful way to get the word out about your events, programs and organization. This workshop will teach you how to create aesthetically pleasing and effective flyers using Powerpoint and the free, open source image manipulatio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break for Books

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Chat
About this event::
Join us on Wednesdays from noon to 1 on Facebook for a lively discussion about what we're all reading! Following our book chat, we'll update the Patron Picks list so everyone can have a handy list of the recommendations for that week. ...
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 "Kids" group.

STEAM Book Club: Strange Birds

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About this event::
Kids ages 9 - 12 are invited to join STEAM Book Club. This month we will be reading Strange Birds by Celia C. Pérez. We will be joined by Chelsea Benson and Kayla Shelley from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Register online and we will contact you to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual ESL Talk Time

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Other
About this event::
Do you want to practice your conversation skills? Join our virtual discussion and meet others who are learning English in an informal and friendly group setting. In these meetings, English language learners will have the opportunity to talk with...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About this event::
Our monthly YA Book Club returns for virtual meetings! Join us each month to discuss a book we have all read. Participants must register in advance to receive their free copy of the book and the Zoom link. Be sure to bring suggestions for future b...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 1-on-1 virtual appointment with Librarian Cady to learn about sewing machines or hand crafts. During this 30 minute ZOOM session, you can opt to focus on one of the following topics:   1. Take a tour of a sewing machine, and l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

De-Stress with Zines

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, Technology Class
About this event::
Personal publishing = a great way for creative self-expression…and releasing some stress energy along the way. Join us for a basic how-to in creating zines using basic booklet templates and the free graphics software known as GIMP. Students will lear...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
Have you ever wanted to learn how to write code for a video game or an animation? The TCPL Virtual Coding Club is here to help!   Tweens ages 8 - 12 are invited to the TCPL Virtual Coding club where they will be introduced to Python through...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes and Workshops
About this event::
A virtual workshop to collect your wishes, documents, & papers together, all in one place. A death binder, or “in case of death file,” is a tool to help organize and keep all your important documents, financial records and personal wishes in o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Poetry, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
About this event::
One of the difficulties creative writers are experiencing in the current unprecedented convergence of horrors both politically and related to the pandemic is the difficulty of writing with nuance and lyric effectiveness when reality feels so exaggera...