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  • Talk Time: English as a Second Language Conversational Group

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    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.

  • Your Next 3 Books Adult

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    Wondering what to read next? Looking for something fantastic? Let TPL help you. Take a minute and fill our our Your Next 3 Books form, now for adult readers too! 

  • Birding -- Your New Hobby?

    February 18, 2020 -

    Birding hobbyists for more than 35 years, Victor Dorer and Rick Forrest have amazing stories to tell about their adventures in Michigan, Ohio and Southern Ontario. Enjoy all-new photos and videos, and bring your questions about how to get started or how to enhance your birding experience. 

  • An Evening of Custom Kitchen Design with EW Kitchens

    February 19, 2020 -

    Sara Filthaut, Specialized Kitchen Designer, will take you step-by-step through the process of creating a central culinary work space that perfectly fits your dreams and your home.

  • Getting Ready for Tax Time 2020: What You Need to Know

    February 25, 2020 -

    Join Troy resident and CPA Tom Hill to find out what you need to know when filing your state and federal income taxes for 2019. 

  • Chai & Chat: LGBTQ+, Support & Understanding in All Relationships

    February 26, 2020 -

    Join Ian Unger of Affirmations LGBTQ Community Center in Ferndale (in collaboration with House of Tribalfare) to ask questions and embrace diversity in a safe and respectful environment.

  • TPL 24/7 - Downloading Books, Movies, and Music

    February 27, 2020 -

    Come learn about some of TPL's great online services that can be accessed 24/7, from anywhere you are. Topics covered will include: OverDrive eBooks, and RBdigital Magazines.

  • Dawn Riley: Building American Leaders Through Sailing

    March 3, 2020 -

    Michigan’s own Dawn Riley, the youngest-ever (and only female) CEO of an America’s Cup team, will share highlights of her groundbreaking career as a woman in the male-dominated sport of sailing. 

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Latest News from Adult Information Services

 Introducing a brand new book subscription service at Troy Public Library!

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If one of your New Year resolutions is to read more and to read widely, we have you covered. Sign up for Shelf Awareness, and we'll pick out a surprise library book for you (along with some themed goodies) every other month. Hopefully you'll find something new to love and get the chance to read a title you never would've thought to pick up otherwise! 

We'll keep your mailer box on the holds shelf for one week—see the pickup dates in the chart below. If you get a book you’ve read before, stop by the Adult Reference Desk and we’ll make sure you go home with something great to read.

Click here to learn more up and sign up now.

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