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  • Curbside Pickup Service Open for All Patrons

    June 17, 2020 -

    We welcome patrons who have received a hold notification to schedule a curbside pickup appointment. Hours for pickup are Monday–Thursday, 10 am–7 pm. Click 'Read More' to visit our Curbside Pickup page for full instructions.

  • Walk-Up Dropbox Open for Returns Weekly Saturday, 10 am-Monday, 9 pm

    June 9, 2020 -

    Troy Public Library’s walk-up drop boxes are open for returns on Saturdays at 10 am–Mondays at 9 pm. This schedule is in effect until further notice. Donations of materials are not being accepted at this time. Click 'Read More' for instructions on how to safely return your items. 

  • Phased Reopening Services Begin: TPL in Phase 2

    June 3, 2020 -

    Please click 'Read More' below to visit our COVID-19 section for more information on the phased reopening services we are providing at this time.

  • Online Summer Library Program June 13-August 7

    June 13, 2020 -

    Sign up to read your way to fun prizes all summer long with this year's theme 'Imagine Your Story.' Start logging your reading or activities on official online SLP start date, June 13. There will be fun and lots of prizes for the whole family, with Summer Challenges for babies, children, teens, and adults! Registration opens June 1!

  • Tween Crafternoon (Ages 9-13)

    July 15, 2020 -

    Missing Tween Nights? Kids ages 9-13 are welcome to hang out and make a craft on Zoom! Please have the following supplies ready: 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of salt, 1/2 cup of water, a bowl, a spoon, and a tablespoon measuring spoon. This is a messy craft, so you may want to use newspaper to cover the surface where you will be making the craft. Click 'Read More' to register!

  • Coding Unplugged: Session 2 (Grades K-2)

    July 16, 2020 -

    Join us for a series of fun activities which use logical and critical thinking to solve a problem systematically! This program is for children in kindergarten through second grade. Sign up for 2 and 3 sessions! Click 'Read More' to register!

  • Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

    July 16, 2020 -

    Come join us on Zoom on Thursday, July 16 at 6 pm as we learn from Kevin Wood aka "Mr. Lincoln", the events which led Mr. Lincoln back into politics in the mid-1850s, the ever-escalating increase in tensions, Mr. Lincoln's election as President, and of course the Civil War. Click 'Read More' to register!

  • Preschool Storybook Craft (Ages 3-5)

    July 21, 2020 -

    Preschoolers will create their own flag after reading a brief story 'Hide and Seek' by Taro Gomi! Click 'Read More' to register!

  • Young Adult Writers Program: Writing Fiction for Teens

    July 21, 2020 -

    Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, July 21 at 2 pm for a writing workshop for teens! Whether you've never written before or you're a total pro, you are welcome to join us talk about stories and write some, too. The Zoom link will be sent out on the day of the program.  Click 'Read More' to register.

  • Your First Job: Virtual Edition (Ages 13-18)

    July 25, 2020 -

    Learn about the best way to fill out a resume, answer questions at interviews, and conduct yourself after the interview. Knowing these important tips could make all the difference when applying for your first job! Library Director,  Cathy Russ will be lending her expertise and answering your questions – you won't want to miss it. Click 'Read More' to register!

  • Young Adult Writers Program: Writing Poetry for Teens

    July 28, 2020 -

    Join us on Zoom for a writing workshop for teens! Whether you've never written poetry before or you're a total pro, you are welcome to join us talk about stories and write some, too. Click 'Read More' to register.

  • Silly Drawing Games (Grades 3-5)

    July 30, 2020 -

    Join other kids for games that involve silly drawings! Earn points when others guess what your drawing is, or when you guess theirs. You don’t have to be good at drawing to enjoy this program! Click 'Read More' to register!

  • Writing Camp: Personal Narrative (Ages 7-13)

    August 10, 2020 -

    Join Kirsten Leestma, a teacher and literacy coach, for a 4-day writing camp from July 13-July 16! You will participate in a writing workshop for an hour each day and write a personal narrative. By day 4 you will have a finished story to publish as you please! Each session will include a lesson and allow time for writing. Click 'Read More' to register!

  • TPL Virtual Book Club


    Join our Virtual Book Club on Facebook to share your reading recommendations, your favorite new TV show or movie, a fabulous new recipe or craft you've tried, a funny YouTube video for the club to watch!

  • Register to Vote!


    Are you registered to vote? Have a question about the next election? Or maybe you're just wondering where to start – we've got you covered! Click 'Read More' to visit the City of Troy's election webpage or head over to for information on becoming a registered voter!

  • Cookbook Club


    Join TPL's virtual Cookbook Club on Facebook to get involved in fun foodie events, activities, and more. Click 'Read More' to get started!


  • TPL is Open Online 24/7!


    Get started accessing our online downloadables and resources, all from the comfort of your own home! Grab your library card and click 'Read More' to head to our Digital Services page to begin exploring.


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Do Not Pick-Up Items Curbside Without Appointment & No Donations Please

Jun 15, 2020

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Online Summer Library Program Begins June 13

May 29, 2020

Sign up to read your way to fun prizes all summer long from June 13–August 7!

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