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This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Event Details:
Top colleges including the Ivy League, MIT, Stanford, and more pride themselves on being highly selective. But what does that mean for families aiming high? In this seminar, our expert will be breaking down top college barriers and offering families ...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Evening Toddlertime (2-3.5 yrs)

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
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. Priority registration will be given to Troy P...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

D-I-Y Spring Planter Craft

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

Adult Programs

Event Details:
Make your green thumb greener (or whatever color you choose!) as we gather to paint and dip-dye terracotta planters just in time for spring. Receive a free pot and choose from various paints and dyes to make a one-of-a-kind planter. (Before attending...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Family Matinee: Rumble

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!    Rumble (2021) PG An aspiring monster wrestling coach, Winnie takes on the challenge of coaching Rayburn, an inexperienced wrestler and charming ...

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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.

Escape Room Adventure

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Story & Craft Room
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 10-13. Join us for an exciting escape room adventure!  Work together with other participants, using your problem solving skills to decipher a series of puzzles and break out. Priority registration will be given to Troy Public L...

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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.
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. The priority is to have fun and make new fri...
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. Stay for a just a few minutes or for the h...
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:
Hindi speakers and language students are welcome to join this friendly conversation club.  A great way to meet friends, speak in Hindi, and share cultural activities. Meets on the 4th Friday of each month. ...
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.
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Adult Program
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. All levels and ages are welcome! Feel free to bring your ki...
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-pressure atmosphere. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Robotics Demonstration Day

10:00am - 12:00pm
Troy Community Center
Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Troy Community Center
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Adult Program, Teen Program, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Interested in seeing the local robotics teams in action? Robotics Demonstration Day is your chance to see a variety of Troy-based robotics teams show off their ingenuity and hard work! This event takes place at the Troy Community Center in rooms 304 ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

SAT Practice Exam

12:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Because demand for this program is high, students who register but do not attend or cancel their registration beforehand will be put on a waiting list for any future exams. TPL is holding a free digital format of SAT Practice Exam courtesy of the ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

STEM: Tangrams

6:30pm - 7:30pm
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:
Children in grades K - 2nd will hone their logic and math skills, while they work on tangram puzzles with trapezoids, parallelograms, triangles, rhombuses, squares and hexagons! Priority registration will be given to Troy Public Library ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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 "Adults" group.

Upcycled Books: Wreath Making Craft

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
. Get ready for spring by creating an upcycled book wreath! Participants will “upcycle” used books to create paper flowers to adorn their wreath. Grapevine wreath forms will be provided. This is a great way to bring a touch of spr...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Rhyme Time (0-2.5yrs)

10:30am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting 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. Also, you and your little one will be bonding and...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Booked for Lunch

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Discussing: The Wedding Dress Sewing Circle by Jennifer Ryan. This is a volunteer-led book club. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual Program, Author Visit
Event Details:
Join us as we chat with New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brunt about his instant bestseller, The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel: Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I. This book reveals the hidden history of Rudolf Diesel...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

DIY Crystal Geodes

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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:
Grades 3-5. Explore the exciting world of crystal geodes! We'll learn the science behind the million-year crystallization process and use innovation to make a geode of our own to take-home.  Please arrive on time for this program. We are unab...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Event Details:
Career planning is an essential first step for students planning to attend college, particularly for students still deciding on their career path. Proper career planning can help focus their college experience, minimize unnecessary student loan debt,...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Life Readers

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
This is a volunteer-led book club. This month's selection is The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man by Paul Newman. ...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Preschool Storytime (3-5yrs)

10:30am - 11:15am
Story & Craft Room
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 to share stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts! This storytime is structured to focus on kindergarten readiness skills. Parent participation is encouraged. Registration applies to the entire three-week session. Older and younger siblings we...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Japanese Fish Windsock- Koinobori

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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:
This spring, let’s dive into the art of Koinobori as we create vibrant Japanese fish windsocks using the magic of paper.  Kids will design their own colorful masterpieces, adding a touch of spring joy. ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Teens can be great at hiding unhealthy behaviors with technology, alcohol and marijuana, making it hard for parents to spot a problem. Licensed professional counselor Jill Wasserman will discuss the signs that teens may exhibit as they try to keep th...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Story & Craft Room
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Families with children can join us for a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities. We'll build early literacy skills while having fun! While all children are welcome, stories and activities are generally geared toward 3-7yrs old.&nbs...

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.