Talk Time: English as a Second Language Conversational Group-
If English is your second language, come to Talk Time to practice your speaking and listening skills and improve your English vocabulary in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. This is a weekly event. No registration required, drop in friendly.
Adult Summer Library Prorgam-
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Apps You Never Knew You NeededJuly 21, 2018 -
The world of smartphone and tablet apps is full to bursting with new offerings of apps to add richness or ease to your daily life. This program explores some options you didn't know existed and how they can benefit you as a technology user.
Flight ClubJuly 22, 2018 -
Calling all pilots! We need some daring kids to join our Flight Club and see if they have what it takes to navigate their paper airplanes through some narrow spots, land on the landing strip and fly through the eye of the storm. Both sessions are identical; please only register for one
Rock Your Tax Planning: What the New Income Tax Law Means for YouJuly 23, 2018 -
In late 2017 Congress passed the most comprehensive and sweeping changes to our income tax laws since the mid-1980's. These changes will impact virtually every taxpayer, and will take effect beginning with your 2018 tax return. Join CPA and Troy resident Tom Hill to learn about these changes and their impact on your tax situation, along with strategies you can implement now to reduce your 2018 tax liability. A Q&A session will follow.
Stuffed Animal SleepoverJuly 23, 2018 -
Bring your stuffed animal to the library for a special sleepover. We will enjoy some stories and make a bracelet for your stuffed buddy with their name on it. Then they get to stay overnight and have lots of fun playing with other toys. Come back the next day to pick up your buddy and a picture of them playing with their new friends.
Teen Summer Library Program-
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Y.A.W.P.-- Young Adult Writers ProgramJuly 25, 2018 -
Whether you’re a poet or a world creator, a newbie or a super-writer, you are welcome to join the weekly Young Adult Writers Program. Local writers will be guest teachers, showing students how to write their best fiction and poetry and sharing the many career opportunities available to young writers. All teens ages 13-18 are invited to register.
U.S. Citizenship Rocks!July 25, 2018 -
This session will help to demystify the Naturalization/Citizenship process - including Permanent Residency, Citizenship (e.g., eligibility requirements, application, interview and exam, and Oath Ceremony), Rights & Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship. Useful for anyone interested in U.S. Citizenship, especially permanent residents applying for Naturalization or awaiting their Naturalization interview. Q&A Session follows.
Youth Summer Library Program-
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Tween Trivia ChallengeJuly 26, 2018 -
Join us for fun trivia and cool prizes!
Teen Coffee HouseJuly 28, 2018 -All teens ages 13-18 are invited to share a song, a poem, a story, a piece of art, or a talent of any kind in a comfortable environment. Coffee, tea, and pastries provided.
Detroit Sports Rock: The Year of the Tiger, 1968July 30, 2018 -
The 1968 Detroit Tigers, under manager Mayo Smith, won American baseball's World Series. It gave the city a much-needed boost following the tragedy of the year before. This presentation discusses the players, the season, and some of the great Tiger Stadium artifacts in the Detroit Historical Society collection.
Kaboomistry: the Science of Explosion presented by Michigan Science CenterJuly 31, 2018 -
Why do things explode? Learn about the relationships between pressure, temperature, and fuel to explain why things go KA-BOOM! We'll mix physics and chemistry to get some loud, flashy effects! Presented by the Michigan Science Center.
Michigan Rocks! Michigan's Thumb Drive: M-25, Michigan's Blue Water HighwayJuly 31, 2018 -
Join author Michael J. Thorp on a trip through the history of Michigan. “Michigan’s Thumb Drive” tells stories of hard work and hard luck; opportunity and riches; and failure and loss. Tales of presidents and war heroes, famous inventors and explorers, simple farmers and Ivy League professors -- it’s all here in one trip around Michigan’s Thumb.
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Summer Library Program 2018 starts June 16
Get ready to read, have fun, and win prizes!
TPL Discount at Emagine Theaters
Use your TPL card to receive discounts at Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, and Birmingham Emagine theaters on select dates!
Try Costco with your Library Card!
Just announced: If you are not a Costco member, you can try it out March 12–18 by showing your library card!
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Mon 10 am–9 pm
Tue 10 am–9 pm
Wed 10 am–9 pm
Thu 10 am–9 pm
Sat 10 am–5 pm
Sun 1–5 pm