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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...

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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.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Storybook Trail Adventures

10:00am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Bring the whole family to our Storybook Trail to read this month's book and complete an activity for a prize. You can start your walk anytime from 10-11:30am, but you must finish by noon to collect your prize.  Raintree Park: 3775 John R. Roa...
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 "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Bubble Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Peace Garden, TPL
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Peace Garden, TPL
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids
Program Type: Storytime, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a special outdoor storytime where we will enjoy songs, rhymes, and books. At the end of our session we will get out our bubble machine and water table for some fun outdoor play! This program is outdoors. While shade will be provided, p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required

Adult Programs

Event Details:
Lights, camera, MUSIC! Join singer and entertainer Vanessa Carr for this lively celebration of film and theatre music. From Broadway to Hollywood, enjoy songs from iconic shows and movies like Les Miserables, The Godfather, My Fair Lady, Cats, Funny ...
This event is in the "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Shark Week!

All Day 7/25 - 7/31
Youth Services Area
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Youth Services Area
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Event Details:
Pop into the Youth Dept. during Shark Week to learn about all things sharks! Kids can sink their teeth into a shark themed trivia sheet, available at the desk; grab a coloring sheet; do a scavenger hunt through the youth department. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

LEGO® Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Story & Craft Room
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create structures and stories during an hour of free play with LEGO® collection! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TAEB

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cafe
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Cafe
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Program
Event Details:
TAEB meeting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

What Should I Read Next?

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Program, Virtual Program, Technology Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how to use Novelist, Goodreads and the library catalog to browse genres, discover new authors, and choose your next literary adventure.  ...
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 ...

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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 "Kids" group.

Ocean in a Bottle!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Peace Garden, TPL
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Peace Garden, TPL
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Children will practice fine and gross motor skills as they add ocean themed materials into and on top of provided water bottles! They will learn how oil and water don’t mix, creating a wave effect in their bottles. Kids can explore their creativity a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Grown Up Game Night

7:00pm - 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? Come check out TPL's new monthly board game club! We will have snacks and a selection of different board games but feel free to bring one of y...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Investing for Teens

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Virtual Program, Teen Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Are you a teenager or young adult who is new to investing? Do you have questions about where to begin? Get started on your journey to become a lifelong investor through this program taught by Stephanie Bloom of Bloom Advisors.  You will learn ba...

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

Science of Music

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Troy Community Center
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Troy Community Center
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a hand-clapping, foot-stomping rock and roll program where we learn a bit about music history and about sound waves and how vibrations make sound. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Troy International Friends Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Adult Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Troy residents who have moved to America from another country are invited to share in fun experiences, practice English language skills and make new friends.  This month we will meet in the Library's Meeting Room. There will be ice breakers a...
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 "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Chess Lessons

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Story & Craft Room
Registration
Library Branch: Troy Public Library
Room: Story & Craft Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Virtual Program, Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Want to get better at playing chess? Join us to hone your skills! Attendees should come already knowing how pieces move across the board for these beginner to intermediate level classes. You must register for each class individually. Presented by Tro...

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 "Adults" group.

Introduction to Canva

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

Technology Programs

Event Details:
Learn how to use Canva, a free design website to create graphics, flyers, and more! Canva is easy to use, with hundreds of design templates and layouts to create the perfect branded images that will suit your needs. ...

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

Fun in the Sun

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K, Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Youth Program
Registration Required
Event Details:
Summer is the perfect time for water play and bubbles–and what better place than to play in one of our local Troy parks! We’ll bring the toys and supplies; patrons bring items needed for a day in the sun and water! ...
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 "Baby, Toddler, Pre-K" group.

Ocean Preschool Math Kits

All Day 8/1 - 8/14
Library Branch: Virtual Branch
Age Group: Baby, Toddler, Pre-K
Program Type: Youth Program
Event Details:
Stop by the desk to pick-up these ocean themed kits which will help your preschooler excel! Kits include worksheets and simple games grownups can use to guide their kiddos through math concepts: shapes, counting, sorting and more! Kits are first...