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Natural Dye with Sarah Gotowka

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Makerspace, Online Chat
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
About this event::
Join fiber artist Sarah Gotowka, owner of Luna Fiber Studio for a live demonstration of natural dyeing with her own homegrown plants! Sarah will show students the process of hot bundling silk to create unique, truly one-of-a-kind botanical prints. St...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Swoosh! A grappling hook just barely misses your face as automata pirates make haste to board your rickety airship. What do you do?  TCPL is inviting teen patrons to a weekly virtual theatre of the mind D&D g...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Toddlers, preschoolers, and their families are invited to join Kelly D. for an outdoor, nature-themed storytime at Cayuga Nature Center! After the storytime, families can enjoy a tour with Katie Bagnall-Newman from the Cayuga Nature Center. Participa...
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.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Creek Walk
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Community Groups, STEAM
About this event::
8-12 year olds welcome to join us for outdoor board games this summer at the library! Learn a new game with local board game aficianado Mike Timonin or play an old favorite with a friend. Games and puzzles provided, but feel free to bring a favo...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Tween Book Club: The Wednesday Wars

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: 8
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club. In August we will be reading The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt - two time Newbery honor winner and National Book Award finalist who will be joining our meeting! Registration is required ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Schwarz Jacobson Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetings
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
About this event::
A meeting of the Ithaca Restorative Justice group. Anyone who is interested in restorative justice is welcome to attend. We will be meeting in person, but there will be the option to join us through Zoom as well. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sketching in the Park

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Offsite
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Learn to draw from life - no experience necessary! Local artist Ten Van Winkle will lead weekly in-person, socially distant drawing classes. Registration not required but appreciated. Participants are encouraged to bring their own pencils, erasers...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Swoosh! A grappling hook just barely misses your face as automata pirates make haste to board your rickety airship. What do you do?  TCPL is inviting teen patrons to a weekly in-person theatre of the mind D&D game. Each gam...
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
We're moving Baby Storytime outside!  Caregivers and their babies are invited to join Cassie at the park next to the Henry St. John Building at 301 S. Geneva St. for music, rhymes, movement and books. On days we're unable to meet due to wea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Reading Challenge
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
About this event::
Join us to celebrate the Adult Summer Reading Program with an ice cream party and prize drawing! Please sign up below. Registration is helpful but drop-ins will be welcome! To learn more about the 2021 Adult Summer Reading Program, go to http...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes and Workshops, Offsite
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Meet up on The Commons to learn and practice architectural drawing.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own pencils, paper, erasers, and a hard surface to draw on but some materials will be available for those who need them.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Break for Movies

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Online Chat
About this event::
Join us to talk about movies, TV shows, and other viewing interests! Mondays, 12-1 pm on Facebook.  ...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Creek Walk
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About this event::
Children of all ages and their families are invited to a drop-in outdoor art series with TCPL and Carol Hockett and Andrea Murray from the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. Make your own unique work of art together inspired by the Johnson’s art from ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Writing Workshop

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes and Workshops, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Explore your creative muscles in our casual, virtual weekly 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 workshops wil...
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Stories in the Park

11:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Families, Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers, Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
About this event::
Children and families are invited to join us each Tuesday in Dewitt Park for stories, music and family fun. After storytime, stay for lunch and shopping at the Ithaca Farmer's Market. On days we're unable to meet due to weather, Kelly will post ...
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...