TPL Newsletter Updates
Read TPL's latest and past recent newsletters, sent on Wednesdays.
Polaris Upgrade – September 9, 2021
Please read certain limitations for patrons on September 9, 2021
TPL Moves to Phase 4: Socially Distanced Library
This phase includes in-person library use with no time or capacity limits, and most services available. Click for full information.
2021 Summer Library Program Begins June 19
Sign up to read your way to fun prizes all summer long from Jun 19–Aug 13!
TPL Reopening June 7 for Phase 3: Grab & Go Service
This phase will include in-person library use, but with time and capacity limits. Click for full information.
TPL Public Services Suspended Until Monday, April 26, 10 am
All curbside appointments today through April 24 have been cancelled and should be rescheduled. All materials return boxes have been closed. Click for more info.
Library Account Discrepancies: Please Read
Due to system outage on Monday, April 5, you may notice some discrepancies on your library account. Click to read more.
Hold Limit Lifted
The fifteen item hold limit has been lifted. Patrons may now place unlimited holds. Some exceptions apply.
Update from Library Director Emily Dumas
New Troy Public Library Director: Emily Dumas
Click to read Emily Dumas' personal introduction to the TPL community.
All TPL Public Services Suspended Until Monday, Jan 11, 10 am
All public services at the Troy Public Library have been suspended until 10 am, Monday, January 11. Click to read more info.
Library Decision 2020: TPL Millage Passes!
Thank you for supporting the Troy Public Library by passing the millage on November 3!
Important Curbside Pickup Changes Starting 10/26
Read important Curbside Pickup changes before your next visit to TPL.
New Curbside Pickup System 9/28
Starting Monday, September 28, we will be using new software to schedule curbside pickup appointments.
Back to School Resources
Check out TPL's back to school resources for students, teachers, and lifelong learners!
All Troy Public Library Services Closed Until Monday 9/21 at 10 am
A Troy Public Library employee has tested positive for COVID-19.
Online Summer Library Program Begins June 13
Sign up to read your way to fun prizes all summer long from June 13–August 7!
COVID-19 Community Resources
If you are in need of assistance during COVID-19 such as food, health, mental health, domestic violence assistance, etc., check out this list of resources.
How-To Videos for Downloading Digital Resources
Having trouble downloading content to your devices? We've compiled some helpful videos and instructions! Click to get started!
Stuck at Home? Try These Resources!
TPL has got you covered! Even though we're not able to see you in person right now, the TPL staff are still working hard to provide services to you, our wonderful patrons!
Loan Period Changes!
Beginning Monday, Feb 3, 2020, we are making an exciting change for our patrons. The length of borrowing time is increasing on some items!
GoLibraryCard Discount Program
Unlock some great deals and discounts with your TPL library card!
Cathy Russ Named MLA 2019 Librarian of the Year!
Library Director Cathy Russ was named Michigan Library Association's 2019 Librarian of the year!
Fine Forgiveness Sept 9-15, 2019
No fines will be charged for items due September 9–15, 2019 due to road closures and construction.
Win prizes for National Library Week!
We're celebration National Library Week 2019 by giving away prizes to YOU, our awesome patrons!
What would you like to see in the Youth Area?
The Youth Department will be getting a much anticipated redesign soon. Let us know what you'd like to see!
New Library Cards Available January 21
The designs from our Library Card Design Contest will be available when we open on January 21!
5 Ways to Get Your TPL Fix, While We're Closed
TPL may be closed, but it’s an exciting and busy time around the building! Carpet is going out, carpet is coming in, books, shelves, and everything else are being moved around.
Bringing you an improved TPL in 2019!
Troy Public Library will be closed January 2–January 20, 2019 so new carpet can be installed throughout the building.
Winter Wonderland Returns
The annual event returns for a 6th year! Spend the evening enjoying activities at City Hall, TPL, and Troy Community Center.
After-hours Chat Service
Notice something new on the website? We're trying out an after-hours chat service to better serve you after the library is closed. If you try it, be sure to let us know what you think!
Your Design Could be the Next TPL Card!
Calling all designers, artists, creatives, and library lovers! This September, the Troy Public Library is giving you the opportunity to dust off your artistic skills and put them on full display for our Library Card Design Contest.
Announcing the Cathy Russ Challenge Grant
In memory of Roger and Cheryl Russ, and in honor of their belief in the value of public libraries, Library Director Cathy Russ is sponsoring the Cathy Russ Challenge Grant.
Teen Zine Writing and Art Contest
Do you have poetry, art, writing, or anything else creative to submit to the next issue of The Zine?
Seeking Business Partners for September is Library Card Month
We're gearing up for September is Library Card Month once again and want new Troy businesses to join!
Summer Library Program 2018 starts June 16
Get ready to read, have fun, and win prizes!
TPL Discount at Emagine Theaters
Use your TPL card to receive discounts at Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, and Birmingham Emagine theaters on select dates!
Try Costco with your Library Card!
Just announced: If you are not a Costco member, you can try it out March 12–18 by showing your library card!
Matching Challenge Grant Announced from Troy Family
On Monday, February 19, Troy residents Tom and Ingrid Perring announced a challenge matching grant that will match dollar for dollar any contribution made to the Troy Public Library Endowment fund between today and March 19 up to $4,000.
No Access to MeLCat February 12 through 25
Troy Public Library patrons will not have access to MeLCat from February 12–25.
Hot Reads for Cold Nights starts January 8
It's almost time for “Hot Reads for Cold Nights," the Troy Public Library Adult Winter Reading Program!
Winter Wonderland FAQ
The big event is almost here! Have any questions about the night's activities or how to prepare? We've got answers!
Be a part of the Library's legacy
Like our First Edition donors, all donations of $100 or more will receive a book on the donor wall located by the main entrance of the Library.
If you could save a life, would you?
One of the simplest and most important ways to do just that is to become an organ / tissue donor.
Use your Library Card to get discounts in Troy this month!
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! We celebrate this month by connecting with our fantastic businesses in Troy and providing wonderful discounts for our patrons all month long.
Welcome to the New Site!
Welcome to the new Troy Public Library website! Take a look around and get to know it a little more.