Troy, MI

Troy is a city located in Metropolitan Detroit's northern suburbs in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 80,980 at the 2010 census, making it the 11th-largest city in Michigan by population, and the largest city in Oakland County. Troy has become a business and shopping destination in the Metro Detroit area, with numerous office centers and the upscale Somerset Collection mall. In 2011, Troy was ranked the safest city in Michigan, as well as the 19th safest city in the nation. In 2008, Troy was ranked 22nd on a list of "Best Places to Live" in the United States by CNN Money, using criteria including housing, quality of education, economic strength, and recreational opportunities. In 2008, Troy ranked as the fourth most affordable U.S. city with a median household income of approximately $79,000.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018

11:00am
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring your stuffed animal to the library for a special sleepover. We will enjoy some stories and make a bracelet for your stuffed buddy with their name on it. Then…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
1:30pm
As a Matter of Fact, Non-Fiction Book Group

Join our non-fiction book group to explore works that explain our culture; that illuminate, inspire, provoke, and entertain. This month's selection: This Fight is Our Fight by Elizabeth Warren

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
Event Series
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
7:00pm
Splash Into Summer Storytime for 2-5 year olds

Splash into summer with stories, rhymes, music, and movement for 2-5 year olds. This session is identical to the Tuesday morning, 6/19 program; please only register for one. First priority…

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

Thursday, June 21st 2018

11:00am
One Community, Many Stories

Stories, books, and activities about bi-cultural living for children and families interested in multicultural topics. Please plan to attend both sessions. Ages 5+

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room - Youth Services
Event Series
2:00pm
Indian Dance for Teens and Tweens

Want to learn how to dance like a Bollywood star? Join us as the Troy High Zahara Dance Team leads a series of fun workshops covering the basics of Indian…

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

Saturday, June 23rd 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
Event Series
6:00pm
Teen Summer Kickoff

First, you'll be sorted onto your Summer Reading Team. Then, we'll be celebrating the start of summer with games, trivia, and pizza! Make sure to register for this awesome party.

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

Sunday, June 24th 2018

2:00pm
Flight Club

Calling all pilots! We need some daring kids to join our Flight Club and see if they have what it takes to navigate their paper airplanes through some narrow spots,…

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

Monday, June 25th 2018

2:00pm
Cirque Amongus Show

Ladies and Gentlemen! Children of all ages! Come in to the circus! This surprising combination of comedy, circus skills and audience participation will amaze and delight you!

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

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

1:30pm
Teen Game Day

Video games, board games, card games-- whatever your preference, come join us! We'll be playing everything from Clue to Mariokart, and everyone can try out our new PlayStation VR. All…

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

Wednesday, June 27th 2018

11:00am
Cling Clang to Summer Chimes

Beautify the outdoor with colorful wind spirals

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Craft Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Cling Clang to Summer Chimes

Beautify the outdoor with colorful wind spirals

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

Thursday, June 28th 2018

1:00pm
Tween Trivia Challenge

Think you're smart? Brush up on your random knowledge and get ready to compete! Participants will form teams to rest their knowledge on various subjects and compete for awesome prices!

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

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

Saturday, June 30th 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
Event Series
2:00pm
Teen Coffee House

All teens ages 13-18 are invited to share a song, a poem, a story, a piece of art, or a talent of any kind in a comfortable environment. Coffee, tea,…

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

Saturday, July 7th 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
Event Series

Monday, July 9th 2018

10:30am
Backyard Buddies Storytime for 0-23 months

Stories, rhymes, music, and movement about critters for 0-23 month olds. This session is identical to the one on Thursday evening, 7/12; please only register for one. First priority for…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
7:00pm
Libraries Rock! - Chamber Music Concert

On the Move! – Enjoy an evening of lively and beautiful chamber music featuring the works of American composers played by local chamber musicians. Enjoy Quintet Cantabile, an ensemble of…

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

Tuesday, July 10th 2018

10:30am
Backyard Buddies Storytime for 2-5 year olds

Stories, rhymes, music, and movement about critters for 2-5 year olds. This session is identical to the one on Wednesday evening, 7/11; please only register for one. First priority for…

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

Wednesday, July 11th 2018

12:15pm
Booked for Lunch

Share your thoughts with others who have read the monthly title selection. Bring your lunch and your beverage to add to the fun. This month's selection is The Stranger in…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
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 3-year old Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. Massimo will never…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
Event Series
7:00pm
Backyard Buddies Storytime for 2-5 year olds

Stories, rhymes, music, and movement about critters for 2-5 year olds. This session is identical to the Tuesday morning, 7/10 event; please only register for one.First priority for registration is…

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

Thursday, July 12th 2018

11:00am
One Community, Many Stories

Stories, books, and activities about bi-cultural living for children and families interested in multicultural topics. Please plan to attend both sessions. Ages 5+

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room - Youth Services
Event Series
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
7:00pm
Backyard Buddies Storytime for 0-23 months

Stories, rhymes, music, and movement about critters for 0-23 month olds. This session is identical to the event on Monday, 7/9; please only register for one. First priority for registration…

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

Saturday, July 14th 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
Event Series
2:00pm
Indian Dance for Teens and Tweens

Want to learn how to dance like a Bollywood star? Join us as the Troy High Zahara Dance Team leads a series of fun workshops covering the basics of Indian…

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