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Here is a link to article 7 out of a series of 10 that will appear in Tompkins Weekly each month of the 2014-15 school year. Check out what makes KDT! so special. More

Developed by Lehman Alternative Community School seniors Owen Lennon, Keegan Bakos, Billie Jo Frank, Adrienne Wooster, Adrian Clavel, Caleb Lucas, Michael Belle and Violet Briggs as part of their graduation project, Inspiring Ithacans includes photographs and portions of interviews with dozens of locals whose small selfless acts benefit the entire community on display in the Library's Avenue of the Friends through the end of March. The Cornell Boys (and Girls) in the Boat, made possible by Cornell University Athletics, features a two-man scull and other artifacts and images of Cornell rowing dating back to the 1930s on display thru April. More

Professor and artist Jack Elliott created three wood sculptures that were once part of a living heritage tree located in the F.R. Newman Arboretum, known as the Treman Weeping Willow. More

Now through June 2015, Quirks of Nature explores the wonderfully strange yet relatable world of wild plants and animals featuring comics by science communicator Rosemary Mosco. More

Come hang out in the trees at our winter/spring exhibition. Create a forest sound symphony on the Animal Dance Floor, design and build a model tree house, become an animal tracker as you hunt for signs left by bear, raccoon and skunk, and more! More

Three exhibits: Staged, Performed, Manipulated, This is no less curious: Journeys through the Collection and Margaret Bourke-White: From Cornell Student to Visionary Photojournalist from January 24 to June 7; Cast and Present: Replicating Antiquity in the Museum and the Academy from January 31 to July 19; An Eye for Detail: Dutch Painting from the Leiden Collection till June 21 and Leo Villareal's ongoing Cosmos. More

Switched-On: The Birth of the Moog Synthesizer will run through May 31 and the next installation of Captains, Commerce, and Community featuring boats and boat building through August 29. More

Kids Discover the Trail! provides curriculum based field trips to the eight Discovery Trail sites. Our 10th year in Ithaca and 5th year in Tburg finished in June and we welcomed Groton this year with a 5th grade pilot to Cayuga Nature Center. We served 3,560 students this school year and over 26,600 students in the Groton, Ithaca and Trumansburg districts since the start of the program. More

Join our reference librarians for free, drop-in tutorials on using the OverDrive Digital Download service for downloading eBooks and audiobooks to Kindles, Nooks, iPads, smartphones or other app-based devices each Wednesday from 11:00 am to Noon or Thursday from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Participants will need a valid Library card and password to download items to their devices. Nook users who own laptops are also asked to bring their laptops along. More

Public tours of the Museum's permanent exhibition gallery. Mondays at 11:30am, Fridays at 11:30 am, and Saturdays at 11am. Included with Museum admission. More

The second version Discovery Trail iPhone App is available on the App Store. The Discovery Trail iPhone app provides information on-the-go to keep you in touch with the Trail's events, suggested itineraries, and member information such as hours, location and contact information. Also included is a live interactive Google map of member locations. More