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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Local History
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About this event::
In celebration of the American Library Association's Preservation Week join us via Zoom for a program on how to store and preserve your family photos, letters, textiles, and digital files for generations to come.  The program will include t...
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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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: 15
About this event::
Learn the basics of drawing to complete a picture of a flower! We will cover how to create a drawing of a flower with elements like shape, value, line and texture. Join artist Vanessa Varjian for this guided class and let your creativity blossom. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: One-on-One Appointments
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Reserve a 30 minute virtual appointment with Librarian Assistant Josh for a tutorial on one of the following software programs: Inkscape (Free and open-source vector graphics editor that can be used for preparing designs for laser cut...

TCPL Board of Trustees

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Program Type: Board of Trustees
About this event::
This is the Library's Monthly Board of Trustees meeting which is open to the public. If you would like to attend, please request the Zoom link from the Library Director. ...
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 "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.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
About this event::
Kids ages 9 - 12 are invited to join STEAM Book Club. This month we will be reading The Penderwicks in Spring by Jeanne Birdsall. Special guest TBA. Register online and we will contact you to let you know when your copy of the book is ready fo...
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 "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.

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Adults are invited to celebrate their love of this diverse and subversive medium.  Registration is required, and books will be provided for participants. (Those who have their own copy are welcome to participate as well, just note when you si...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Community Groups, Makerspace
About this event::
Join us for a virtual making meetup and sewing circle and bring your projects to work on while listening to the works of Toni Morrison! Register here: https://spaces.library.cornell.edu/event/7470355 Co-sponsored with Cornell University Library...
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.

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 "Kids" group.

Tween Book Club: Under the Egg

4:45pm - 5:45pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
About this event::
Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join our Tween Book Club.  In May we will be reading Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald. Registration is required as space is limited. Register online and reserve a copy of the book to borrow.  Pic...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Families, Teens
Program Type: Poetry, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
About this event::
 Join us for Spring Writes Open Mic. Local poets and prose writers will have the opportunity to showcase their work during a free virtual open mic event.  The event is open to writers of all ages and experience levels. This event is al...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Families, Teens
Program Type: Poetry
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
About this event::
The Aladdin Poets—Peter Fortunato, Laura Glenn, Gail Holst-Warhaft, Jack Hopper—read poems composed during the time of the Pandemic, and answer audience questions.  All four poets are widely published and locally active, and recognize in pres...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
About this event::
Cornell Graduate students will share relevant research to the Ithaca community on the discussion of mental health. Anyone with an interest in learning about social behavior are welcome to attend. Here are the details on joining: Join Zoom Meeti...
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.  ...