• 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.

  • Your Next 3 Books Adult


    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! 

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

    October 17, 2019 -

    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.

  • Squirrel Hillbillies Mix Up Folk, Country and Blues

    October 19, 2019 -

    From deep within the urban forest of Pittsburgh's East End, the Squirrel Hillbillies - Jenny Wolsk and Gary Crouth, emerge to share their eclectic mix of acoustic roots music, spanning folk, country, and blues. They draw from personal experiences, third-hand stories, and vivid imaginations to craft songs that are unpredictable and quirky yet widely accessible. 

  • After the Flood Book Discussion

    October 22, 2019 -

    ALA’s Libraries Transform Book Pick, a new digital reading program in collaboration with OverDrive, is connecting readers nationwide by offering free access to the same ebook through public libraries. The ebook will be available with no waitlists or holds from October 7-21, 2019. You will only need a library card and the Libby app to access a copy.

  • Using Library Resources in Your Job Search

    October 23, 2019 -

    Learn how you can access TPL online resources for job seekers from home on your computer, tablet, or smartphone 24/7. Digital library resources like Cypress Resume, LearningExpress Library, ReferenceUSA, and can help you find and win your perfect job.

  • Beginner Excel 2016

    October 24, 2019 -

    Create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2016. Learn how to enter and format data, use simple formulas, and create basic charts.

  • Our Spooky, Kooky World

    October 28, 2019 -

    Join author, researcher, and TV personality John E.L. Tenney, an expert in the fields of paranormal, conspiratorial and occult research and lecturer on strange phenomena and folklore, whose open skepticism has gained him respect from both believers and non-believers alike.

  • Fascinating Berlin with Mariya Fogarasi

    October 28, 2019 -

    Berlin has been described as historical, edgy, culturally rich, financially poor, sexy, liberal, and exciting. Whether your travel style is 5-star or frugal, adventure awaits your visit to this “must-see” European capital.


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Need Book Recommendations? We're Here For You!

If you're wondering what to read next, you've come to the right place. Your friendly Troy librarians are ready and waiting to help you discover your next favorite read!
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Subscribe to a Book List
Recommended reading lists sent to your inbox every month. There's a list for every age and every taste. 

Find Your Next Three Books
Fill out the form with the basics, and in just a couple of days (sometimes sooner) you'll receive a list of personalized recommendations in your inbox. The more information you can give us about what you like, what you hate, and what you simply could not put down, the better recommendations we can give. 

Keep Track of Your Favorite Authors
So you've just gone through the entire oeuvre of your new favorite author. We've been there. Sign up for Author Alerts, and we'll let you know as soon as they release a new title so you can get on that holds list ASAP. 

In the meantime, go to our eResources page to access NoveList Plus-- there you'll find readalikes  for countless authors, titles, and series. You're sure to discover something great to read. 

We hope this helps! Always remember that librarians love sharing their favorite new titles, so don't be shy to stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 248.524.3534 when you're on the hunt for a great story. 

Happy Reading! 

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