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Shelf Awareness: Summer Lovin'

All Day 6/19 - 6/26
Offsite
Closed
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Offsite
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Get to know your shelf! Shelf Awareness is a subscription box service-- each month you sign up, you will receive a mailer box with a hand-picked book along with some themed goodies inside.

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tuesday Family Matinee: Wonka

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

We provide the movie, you provide the non-sticky snacks and closed-lidded drinks! Join us for Wonka (PG) 2023.

Limited chair seating provided. 

Disclaimer(s)

Unattended Child Policy

All children ages 12 and younger must be in the company of a parent/adult care-giver at all times while in the library. Even if the child is attending a program, it is required that the parent/adult caregiver remain in the library building throughout the program.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Book Club, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join the Tween Book Club for a fun discussion about Finally, Something Mysterious by Doug cornett. We've got 15 free copies—grab one soon as it’s first-come, first-served, and read before our meet-up!

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Registrant Age/Grade

Ages and grades are strictly enforced: to allow each child to feel successful, provide the best experience for all attendees, and offer opportunities for social and emotional growth within peer groups, children who are not in the correct grade or age-group for this program will be turned away at the door.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Grown-Up Game Night

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Calling all tabletop board gamers! Looking to play a new game or maybe meet fellow board-gaming friends? Check out TPL’s new monthly board game club.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Drop-in Craft Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services Area
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Youth Program

Youth Programs

Event Details:

Children ages 3-13 are invited to stop by the Youth Services area to make a fun craft project!  These quick projects will take 10-15 minutes to complete, and we will have a new craft to make each week while you are visiting the library. 

Disclaimer(s)

Unattended Child Policy

All children ages 12 and younger must be in the company of a parent/adult care-giver at all times while in the library. Even if the child is attending a program, it is required that the parent/adult caregiver remain in the library building throughout the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Competitive Jigsaw Puzzling

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Are you a jigsaw puzzle superstar? Match your skills against rival teams to win a prize! Sign up with a group of 4-6 people or we'll assign you to a team. The team closest to completing the jigsaw puzzle when time runs out wins!

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Evening Toddlertime (2-3.5 yrs)

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for songs, rhymes, a story, and fun! Older and younger siblings are welcome. Toddlertime is from 6:30-7:00. You are welcome to stay after 7:00 for a short informal playtime with other toddlers.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Time Capsule Adventure

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Let's create a timeless treasure together that your future self will discover with wonder! Fill your capsule with items that tell your story: memories, dreams, and a personal message to the future you.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Time Capsule Adventure

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Let's create a timeless treasure together that your future self will discover with wonder! Fill your capsule with items that tell your story: memories, dreams, and a personal message to the future you.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Shockwaves from Stonewall

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required

Adult Programs

Event Details:

In the presentation 'Shockwaves from Stonewall: Gay Liberation in Michigan,' historian Tim Retzloff explores the pioneering surge of LGBTQ+ activism in Metro Detroit and elsewhere in Michigan during the early 1970s sparked by the 1969 Stonewall Up

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

English language learners are invited to join us at the library to practice speaking and listening skills while making new friends in a casual, conversational atmosphere.

All levels are welcome.

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Baby Play

10:30am - 11:30am
Story & Craft Room
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Youth Program
Event Details:

Parents and babies are invited to join us for this drop-in, unstructured open baby play. It is a perfect time to play and give baby an chance to interact with others while caregivers get to know one another.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required

Adult Programs

Event Details:

Japanese speakers and language students are welcome to join this friendly conversation club. 

A great way to meet friends, speak in Japanese, and share cultural activities.

Meets on the 4th Friday of each month.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Puzzle Afternoon

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Stop in for a relaxing afternoon of puzzles! A variety of puzzles with different piece counts will be made available for kids to share and work on together. Come prepared to make a new friend and practice teamwork!

Disclaimer(s)

Unattended Child Policy

All children ages 12 and younger must be in the company of a parent/adult care-giver at all times while in the library. Even if the child is attending a program, it is required that the parent/adult caregiver remain in the library building throughout the program.

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

If English is not your first language, join us at the library to practice your speaking and listening skills and improve your English vocabulary in a casual, relaxed atmosphere.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Talk Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Cafe
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Cafe
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Troy teens (6th -12th grade) who are working to improve their English language skills are invited to join us at the library to practice speaking and listening skills while making new friends in a fun, no-p

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Large Friends Donations (3+ Boxes)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Loading Dock
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Loading Dock
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Friends of the Library
Registration Required
Event Details:

To help us better manage donations, we ask all individuals wanting to donate three or more boxes of material to register for an appointment. You may arrive anytime between 10 am and 12 noon with your donation. 

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Babytime (0-2yrs)

10:00am - 10:45am
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Miss Eliza for songs, rhymes, and bounces followed by a short playtime. While the activities provided are targeted toward babies, older siblings are welcome to enjoy the session.

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Babytime (0-2yrs)

11:15am - 12:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Miss Eliza for songs, rhymes, and bounces followed by a short playtime. While the activities provided are targeted toward babies, older siblings are welcome to enjoy the session.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Paws to Read! (Monday Session)

4:15pm - 6:15pm
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Grades K-5. Help your child gain confidence and reading fluency by reading to a therapy dog! To get your full reading time, you must arrive on time and with a book.

Disclaimer(s)

Unattended Child Policy

All children ages 12 and younger must be in the company of a parent/adult care-giver at all times while in the library. Even if the child is attending a program, it is required that the parent/adult caregiver remain in the library building throughout the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Event Details:

TAB meetings are now back in person! If you would like to join TAB please email the Teen Services Librarian (Holly. Osentoski@troymi.gov). The Troy Public Library seeks young people to join the Teen Advisory Board.

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Toddlertime (2-3.5 yrs)

10:30am - 11:15am
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, stories, and fun!

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tuesday Family Matinee: Tom and Jerry

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

We provide the movie, you provide the non-sticky snacks and closed-lidded drinks! Join us for Tom and Jerry (PG) 2021.

Limited chair seating provided. 

Disclaimer(s)

Unattended Child Policy

All children ages 12 and younger must be in the company of a parent/adult care-giver at all times while in the library. Even if the child is attending a program, it is required that the parent/adult caregiver remain in the library building throughout the program.

This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Rhyme Time (0-2.5yrs)

10:30am - 11:15am
Story & Craft Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:

Rhyme Time is an interactive program consisting of various, fun skill-building activities such as rhymes, songs, bounces and more. The program incorporates musical instruments, scarves and parachutes.