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Here is a link to article 6 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

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday during February, Christie Sobel will be painting four horses from the Stewart Park Merry-Go-Round at The History Center. The City of Ithaca now owns the Merry-Go-Round and this winter, Christie will repaint the horses to be ready for summer enjoyment at the park by old and young alike. Come and see how it is done and talk with Christie about her work. 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

What Would MLK Say Today?, posters created for a contest of the same name, sponsored by the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights, and Evolution in Your Backyard, a multi-media display in collaboration with the Paleontological Research Institute's annual Darwin Days celebration. 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

Laurie Snyder will be exhibiting botanical cyanotypes (also called blueprints) primarily made in Ithaca with plant material collected near her home and from the Cornell Plantations. On display at the Nevin Welcome Center during January and February. 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