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.

Monday, February 18th 2019

2:00pm
Coding projects in Scratch

We will go through the Pong Game project from the beginning to the end. Some prior knowledge of Scratch is required (e.g., login and add sprites, etc.). You can bring…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Craft Room
5:00pm
Teen Advisory Board

The Troy Public Library seeks young people aged 13-18 to join the Teen Advisory Board. Board members will have exclusive opportunity to plan events and programs, suggest improvements to the…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Books & Brews

A fun & festive environment to meet new friends and read great books. There will be giveaways, trivia contests, prizes and more! February Book: Woman In the Window by A.J.…

Troy Public Library
1835 E. Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48083
7:00pm
5th Annual Oscar Preview with Elliot Wilhelm

Join Detroit Film Theatre director and DIA Film Curator Elliot Wilhelm for his take on the 2019 Academy Award nominees.

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

Tuesday, February 19th 2019

12:00pm
Fairy Tale Picnic

Bring the picnic indoors, fairy tale style! Join us for fairy tale-themed crafts, activities, and fun for the whole family. Ages 3+.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
5:30pm
YA Writers Club

A teen-led creative writing club for young adults in middle and high school.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Conference Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Getting Ready for Tax Time 2019: What You Need to Know

Join Troy resident and CPA Tom Hill to find out what you need to know when filing your state and federal income taxes for 2018. Tom will discuss the effects…

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

Wednesday, February 20th 2019

1:30pm
As a Matter of Fact, Non-Fiction Book Group

Join our non-fiction book group to explore works that illuminate, inspire, provoke, and entertain. This meeting will discuss both January AND February titles. This month's selection is The Souls of Black Folk…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
5:00pm
YA Book Club: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Join us to eat snacks and chat about our February book, Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella! All 6-12 graders are welcome.

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

Thursday, February 21st 2019

2:00pm
Drop-In Downloads

Come drop in at the library for any assistance in downloading digital materials from any of the library resources to your smartphone or tablet!

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Conference Room
Event Series
4:30pm
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
Event Series
6:30pm
A Freeing Cut: Black Barbers in Michigan as Activists Against Slavery

Michelle S. Johnson, Ph. D. will share how black barbers mobilized across professions to challenge the political, legal and social systems of slavery. George De Baptiste of Detroit and Calvin…

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

Saturday, February 23rd 2019

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
10:30am
Baby Play

Explore self-paced activities that support brain development, motor skills, and language skills of 0-2 year olds.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
2:30pm
Cupcake Wars

Teens, Prepare for Battle! Each participant will be given cupcakes and a variety of decorating options to create a book themed cupcake. Entries will be judged in the quest to…

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

Monday, February 25th 2019

10:30am
Fun with Friends Open Play

Enjoy toys, music, and friends! Children 0-5 years will learn and grow through interactive and parallel play. We provide the space and toys, you provide the fun! This unstructured event…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
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 Rooms
Event Series
6:30pm
Apps You Never Knew You Needed

The world of smartphone and tablet apps is full to bursting with new offerings of apps to add richness or ease to your daily life. This program explores some options…

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

Tuesday, February 26th 2019

5:30pm
YA Writers Club

A teen-led creative writing club for young adults in middle and high school.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Conference Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Getting the Garden Ready for Spring-Janet Macunovich

Are you itching to get back into your garden? Master Gardener Janet Macunovich will share her tips for late winter/early spring pruning; cutting back, raking and fertilizing gardens; dividing and…

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

Wednesday, February 27th 2019

2:00pm
Chill with Dr. Nitro!

Who doesn't love desserts? Dr. Nitro presents a hands-on Mad Science Show for ages 6-14 years, followed by a Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Social!

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

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
7:00pm
The Great American Songbook

Join a trio of musicians as they perform songs from the “Great American Songbook” – beloved standards of the 1920s and 1930s – and share stories of the great ballrooms…

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

Thursday, February 28th 2019

2:00pm
Drop-In Downloads

Come drop in at the library for any assistance in downloading digital materials from any of the library resources to your smartphone or tablet!

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Conference Room
Event Series
7:00pm
Board Game Night

Join us at the library to play classic and modern board games such as Clue, Risk, Jenga, Settlers of Catan, and more. Bring your friends or meet some new ones!…

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

Saturday, March 2nd 2019

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, March 4th 2019

1:30pm
Romp & Stomp Storytime

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.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series
5:00pm
Teen Advisory Board

The Troy Public Library seeks young people aged 13-18 to join the Teen Advisory Board. Board members will have exclusive opportunity to plan events and programs, suggest improvements to the…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
Event Series
6:30pm
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
7:00pm
Preschool Storytime

tories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Registration applies to the entire six-week session, and begins 21 days before the session starts. Storytime is followed by an afterglow for quiet indoor…

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