Troy, MI

Troy is the largest city in Oakland County U.S. with a population of over 83,100. The city is a business and shopping destination in Metro Detroit. In 2015, Niche Ranking named Troy the number one best town in Michigan to raise a family. In 2016 it was ranked as the Safest Michigan City and 23rd overall Safest City in the U.S. Some fun places to visit in Troy include Somerset Collection, Stage Nature Center, and Troy Museum & Historic Village.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018

4:00pm
Meet Buddy the Dog!

Stop by the Library and meet our new 'Paws to Read' therapy dog, Buddy! Learn more about what Buddy the goldendoodle does at the Library, and share a special story…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room

Wednesday, August 22nd 2018

2:30pm
Y.A.W.P.-- Young Adult Writers Program

Whether you’re a poet or a world creator, a newbie or a super-writer, you are welcome to join the weekly Young Adult Writers Program. Local writers will be guest teachers,…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series

Thursday, August 23rd 2018

7:00pm
Adult Writers' Group

If you're an aspiring writer, this is the group for you! Participate in writing activities, share your work and brainstorm with other writers.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room

Saturday, August 25th 2018

10:15am
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.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series

Monday, August 27th 2018

5:00pm
Paws to Read with Reba

Practice your reading skills with Reba, a 3-year old Fox Red Labrador Retriever. She will never interrupt you or correct you--she just listens.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Youth Services Area

Wednesday, August 29th 2018

3:00pm
Paws to Read with Massimo

Massimo is a 7-year old Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. He is a certified Canine Good Citizen by the American Kennel Club, and his breed is hypoallergenic. Plus, he is an amazing…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Youth Services Area

Thursday, August 30th 2018

6:30pm
What Can Your Google Account Do For You?

Go beyond the basics of Google searches and Gmail, to see all of the options and programs available to anyone with a Google account.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room

Saturday, September 1st 2018

10:15am
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.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series

Tuesday, September 4th 2018

4:00pm
Paws to Read with Buddy

Buddy loves kids and a good story! Take a few minutes to stop by and practice your reading skills with Buddy, a Goldendoodle certified by Alliance of Therapy Dogs and…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room

Wednesday, September 5th 2018

4:30pm
Whobert Whover, Owl Detective

Meet Whobert Whover, a great owl detective and help him solve the case of poor Perry the Possum. We will pop on our owl hats we create and search for…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room

Thursday, September 6th 2018

4:00pm
Paws to Read with Bentley

Take a few minutes to stop by and practice your reading skills with Bentley, a Lab/Bernese Mountain Dog mix. He loves a good story! Reading slots are available on a…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
7:00pm
TPL 24/7 - Downloading Books, Movies, and Music

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. Please make sure to…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room

Saturday, September 8th 2018

10:15am
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.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series
1:00pm
Harry Potter Comes to America: Interactive Movie Event

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the US publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with this interactive movie event! Follow a script and relive the magic of Harry Potter!

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room

Monday, September 10th 2018

5:00pm
Paws to Read with Reba

Reba loves kids and a good story! Take a few minutes to stop by and practice your reading skills with Reba, a Fox Red Labrador Retriever certified by U.S.A. Therapy…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
7:00pm
Albert Kahn's Architectural Legacy: The Ubiquitous Mr. Kahn

In the first half of the 20th Century, Detroit architect Albert Kahn revolutionized the design of industrial buildings around the world. He also influenced the artistic and aesthetic elements of…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
7:00pm
Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. First priority for registration goes to Troy residents. Storytime is…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series

Tuesday, September 11th 2018

10:30am
Lapsit Storytime

Songs, rhymes and stories for 12-23 month olds and their caregivers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. First priority for registration goes…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series

Wednesday, September 12th 2018

10:30am
Toddler Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 24-36 months and their caregivers.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Romp & Stomp for 0-5 years

Romp, stomp, and read in this highly interactive program for 0-5 years.Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. First priority for registration…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
3:00pm
Paws to Read with Massimo

Massimo loves kids and a good story! Take a few minutes to stop by and practice your reading skills with Massimo, a Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. Massimo will never interrupt you…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Youth Service Area

Thursday, September 13th 2018

10:30am
Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. First priority for registration goes to Troy residents. Storytime is…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Bouncing Babies Storytime

Stories, rhymes, bounces and songs for the littlest ones. 0-12 month olds and their caregivers. . Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
7:00pm
The Dugouts - A Musical Celebration of the End of World War I

2018 celebrates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, known at the time as "The Great War" (1914-1918). In commemoration of this event, the Dugouts, a local…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room

Monday, September 17th 2018

6:00pm
Healthy Cooking for Beginners

This class covers practical strategies for making health-promoting meals using whole plant-based foods. Participants will learn about restocking the pantry and the fridge/freezer, meal preparation, and batch cooking. Certified Nutrition…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
7:00pm
Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. First priority for registration goes to Troy residents. Storytime is…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series

Tuesday, September 18th 2018

10:30am
Lapsit Storytime

Songs, rhymes and stories for 12-23 month olds and their caregivers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. First priority for registration goes…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Great American Read Book Club

The Great American Read program from PBS is in full swing this autumn, and we love any excuse to celebrate the power of reading! Everyone is welcome to join our…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series

Wednesday, September 19th 2018

10:30am
Toddler Storytime

Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 24-36 months and their caregivers.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
5:00pm
Tween Nights

Tweens ages 9-13 are invited to hang out in the library, make crafts, and eat snacks. This is a great way to get involved in your community and to meet…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room