Troy residents or property owners may get a library card with full privileges which include access to all Troy Public Library owned materials, materials owned by Suburban Library Cooperative libraries, and items found in MeLCat, as well as free computer access and databases. Those who work or attend school in Troy may get a library card which will allow access to all Troy Public Library owned materials and databases.
Residents of Suburban Library Cooperative communities have access to all Troy Public Library owned materials and free computer access. You will be required to provide your home library card to complete the registration process. These communities include: Armada, Center Line, Chesterfield, Clinton Township, Eastpointe, Fraser, Harper Woods, Harrison Township, Lenox Township, Macomb Township, Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Ray Township, Richmond, Romeo, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Shelby Township, Sterling Heights, Utica and Warren.
Residents of the following communities have access to all Troy Public Library owned materials as reciprocal borrowers. Residents of reciprocal borrowing communities must have a good standing form completed by their home library. You will be required to provide your home library card to complete the registration process. These communities include: Berkley, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Clarkston, Clawson, Commerce Township, Dearborn Heights, Huntington Woods, Independence Township, Keego Harbor, Lake Orion, Lathrup Village, Madison Heights, Oakland Township, Orchard Lake, Orion Township, Ortonville, Pleasant Ridge, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, Southfield, St. Charles, Waterford, and West Bloomfield
If your city is not listed, please call the Troy Public Library at 248.524.3538 to verify your eligibility.
Teachers from public and private schools, licensed child care centers, and special education programs located within Troy are eligible for a Teacher Card. Stop by or call for details about special privileges associated with Teacher cards.
Non-residents may purchase a card for $200 per year and receive full privileges at the Troy Public Library and the rest of the Suburban Library Cooperative libraries.
To verify your residence you must bring a valid Michigan Driver’s License or State ID with your current address on it.
If you do not have this you must bring a photo ID or passport AND one of the following: home contract/purchase agreement, current property tax statement, current utility bill, current car registration or dated lease agreement.
The following are NOT sufficient: bank or credit card statement, check book with address, Post Office box, Voter Registration Card, or any other bills.