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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Cafe
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Event Details:
Art is good for the soul! Revive your hidden artist in a fun, stress-free environment. No experience is necessary for this hands-on class acrylic painting class. (Paint may get on your clothes, so please dress appropriately.)     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn Accounting with Wave

10:00am - 11:00am
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual Program, Technology Program
Registration Required

Technology Programs

Event Details:
Learners will explore how to set up a new business, create invoices, manage customers, receipts and products in Wave, a free to lower cost online alternative to products such as QuickBooks. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be included in the Confirmation Email sent to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

Please join the Zoom meeting a few minutes early so we can help you with any technical issues. 

 

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

Preschool Storytime Live!

10:30am - 11:15am
Troy Community Center
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Troy Community Center
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Virtual Program, Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a fun and educational storytime! Parent participation is encouraged. Registration applies to the entire three-week session. Older and younger siblings welcome!  Please check the CDC website for the most up-to-date mask guidel...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

YAWP: Young Adult Writing Program

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
*Please note location change— we will be meeting in the TPL Meeting Room*   Join us for a fiction writing workshop for teens! No grades, no homework, and no pressure to share your work unless you want to-- this workshop is all about having f...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Families with young children can join us for a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities. We'll build early literacy skills while having fun!  Registration applies to the entire three-week session, even if you don't register o...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be included in the Confirmation Email sent to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

Please join the Zoom meeting a few minutes early so we can help you with any technical issues. 

 

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.  All donated items must ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Terrarium Craft for Teens

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cafe
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Cafe
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
A closed “woodland” terrarium is a little world that can thrive indefinitely with almost zero care. Learn how these mini ecosystems by using mosses, twigs, and little characters to create your own miniature enchanted forest in a mason jar. Register t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

I Survived: the shark attacks of 1916

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Peace Garden, TPL
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Peace Garden, TPL
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Pick up a copy of I Survived: the shark attacks of 1916; read the book then join us for some shark themed activities that will leave you grateful you’re not sharing the seas with these apex predators. Space is limited. One registration per household....
This event is in the "Kids" group.

I Survived: the shark attacks of 1916

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Peace Garden, TPL
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Peace Garden, TPL
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Pick up a copy of I Survived: the shark attacks of 1916; read the book then join us for some shark themed activities that will leave you grateful you’re not sharing the seas with these apex predators. Space is limited. One registration per household....
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Board

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Room
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Conference 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. Board members will have exclus...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Help: Drop-In Downloads​

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Event Details:
Are you using your TPL Digital Resources? Stop by and get help with setting up your smartphone or tablet with Libby, Hoopla, or Kanopy during our summer "Drop in Downloads" sessions. Other tech questions welcome! Computers will be available for de...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Get Smart About Social Security

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual Program
Registration Required

Adult Programs

Event Details:
Financial advisor Michael Schlegel will share tips and strategies for choosing and maximizing your Social Security benefits. Learn how Social Security can provide a surprisingly flexible foundation for your retirement income needs. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Services Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

If you have questions about using Zoom, please contact techroom@troymi.gov before the day of the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual 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. All levels are welcome! If you are unable to attend in person, there ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Services Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

If you have questions about using Zoom, please contact techroom@troymi.gov before the day of the program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
If English is not your first language, join us on Zoom to practice your speaking and listening skills and improve your English vocabulary in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. All levels are welcome! Please note this is not a formal English class. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Services Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

If you have questions about using Zoom, please contact techroom@troymi.gov before the day of the program.

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

Toddlertime

10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Virtual Program, Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for songs, rhymes, stories, and fun! Register once for the entire 3-week session. Registration opens 2 weeks before the first storytime of the session, but there is no registration deadline! Even if you don't register on time to attend all 3 ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be included in the Confirmation Email sent to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

Please join the Zoom meeting a few minutes early so we can help you with any technical issues. 

 

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Book Club LIVE!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for an in-person discussion of New Kid by Jerry Craft followed by an activity! 15 free books are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please read the whole book before the meeting. One registration entitles families to one supply ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Outdoor Movie Night- Spider-Man: No Way Home

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Peace Garden, TPL
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Peace Garden, TPL
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for outdoor movies in the Peace Garden behind the library!  Spider-man: No Way Home is a long movie so we will begin right at 6:00pm. Warning this movie is rated pg-13. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on the grass. Popcorn and popsi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Detroit in 50 Maps

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Author Visit, Friends of the Library
Registration Required
Event Details:
Whether you are a Detroiter, a fan of the Motor City, or a lover of maps, this program has something for you. Join cartographer and anthropologist Alex Hill for a discussion of his bestselling book, Detroit in 50 Maps, as he brings Detroit history, c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Shelf Awareness: Holy Comics, Batman!

All Day 7/20 - 7/27
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
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. The July theme is Holy Comics, Batman!, and you can pick...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Rhyme Time Live!

10:30am - 11:00am
Troy Community Center
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Troy Community Center
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come join us more rhymes and songs to share with babies and toddlers this summer.  Let's sing and move to help your little one build early literacy skills! Registration applies to the entire three-week session.  We encourage participants...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Preventing Elder Abuse

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual Program
Registration Required

Adult Programs

Event Details:
At least one out of every ten American adults 60 years old or older experiences some type of abuse, neglect, or exploitation each year. Experts from Disability Network Oakland and Macomb will discuss the ways to protect yourself and your loved ones ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adult Services Zoom Event

Zoom meeting details will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others. 

If you have questions about using Zoom, please contact techroom@troymi.gov before the day of the program.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Edible Ocean Ecosystems

2:00pm - 2:45pm
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:
Kids will learn all about what makes up the ecosystem in our oceans, then get to create their own edible versions using Jello and other goodies! *If children have allergies, it is the caregiver's job to research the ingredients in the following fo...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Edible Ocean Ecosystems

4:00pm - 4:45pm
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:
Kids will learn all about what makes up the ecosystem in our oceans, then get to create their own edible versions using Jello and other goodies! *If children have allergies, it is the caregiver's job to research the ingredients in the following fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Trails

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join our walking-talking book club! This is a great way to get outside, explore beautiful walking trails in Troy, and discuss some great books. This month we will discuss "In the Woods" by Tana French and meet at Stage Nature Center in the front e...