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  • Joey Leone Presents: AM Radio Memories: Hit Songs & One Hit Wonders of the 60s, 70s and 80s (Zoom)

    August 13, 2020 -

    Joey Leone takes an in-depth, yet lighthearted, look at the music that came out of AM radios during the golden age of rock and roll, performing some unforgettable songs recorded by prolific hit makers, including some 'one hit wonders,' a unique phenomena of that time. Joey adds in fun facts, musical insights, comical anecdotes and personal stories about the artists and songs.

  • Birding Near Home with the Bird Guys (Zoom)

    August 18, 2020 -

    As people spend more time at home during the pandemic, Rick Forrest and Vic Dorer will discuss birding in your backyard and local parks. Topics will include where and when to look for birds, bird feeding, bird landscaping and tips for taking good pictures of birds.

  • Dr. Temple Grandin on How Animals Make Us Human (Zoom)

    August 24, 2020 -

    To understand animals, you have to get away from words. The animal world is a sensory based world. Their memories are detailed pictures, sounds, smell, and other sensory impressions.Gaining insight into the world of animals helps us understand our own lives. This talk from renowned expert Dr. Temple Grandin will help you understand animals but will also give you insights into solving problems.

  • Tidying Up: The KonMari Method(TM) with Kate Sood (Zoom)

    September 1, 2020 -

    Kate Sood, a certified KonMari organizer, will introduce you to the life-changing, revolutionary KonMari Method. The presentation will detail the KonMari Method and its curriculum to leading a tidy life.

  • An Evening with Michigan Opera Theatre: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

    September 9, 2020 -

    Join us for this virtual exploration of opera in Ann Patchett's beautiful novel, Bel Canto. Andrea Scobie, the Director of Education at Michigan Opera Theatre, will be showing videos of arias, music, and composers mentioned in the book to enhance participants' understanding and appreciation of the book.

  • Register to Vote!

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    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  mvic.sos.state.mi.us/RegisterVoter for information on becoming a registered voter!

  • Cookbook Club

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    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 Virtual Book Club

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    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!

  • 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 out the Your Next 3 Books form, now for adult readers too! 

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Our always-popular book and material displays are going virtual! Browse through these lists to find something great to read-- everything here is available on OverDrive/Libby or Hoopla. Learn more about these free ebook libraries, plus even more free downloadable content, by visiting our Downloadable page.

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 Popular Fiction to Find on Hoopla


OverDrive     
Popular Fiction to Find on OverDrive 


Race    
Reading About Race


TV Series   
Books to Read Before Watching the TV Series


Light Reads   
 Light Reads for Uncertain Times



Night Tiger
Popular Historical Fiction to Find on Hoopla

Ocean
Great Pride Titles!
Pride Titles Available Right Now on Hoopla

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