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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, February 21st 2018

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: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coats

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
5:00pm
Group Study Zone

Students welcome for group study.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
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: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver This program…

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

Thursday, February 22nd 2018

4:00pm
Paws to Read with Bentley

Take a few minutes to stop by and practice your reading skills with Bentley, a 3-year old 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
Event Series
7:00pm
Discussion of X: A Novel

Discuss your thoughts on X: A Novel with other members of the Troy community. In small groups, we’ll talk about Malcolm’s journey from Malcolm Little to Malcolm X, and how…

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

Saturday, February 24th 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
Introduction to Online Photo Editing

Basic tips for editing photos using free online software.

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

Sunday, February 25th 2018

1:00pm
Group Study Zone

Students welcome for group study.

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

Monday, February 26th 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 3-year old Fox Red Labrador Retriever. Reba will…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
Event Series
7:00pm
4th Annual Oscar Preview with Elliot Wilhelm

Join Detroit Film Theatre director, DIA Film Curator and PBS host Elliot Wilhelm for his take on the 2018 Academy Award nominees. Non-Troy residents may register starting February 19.

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

Tuesday, February 27th 2018

7:00pm
Consumer Protection Seminars - Identity Theft

Glenn Clark will discuss the signs of identity theft, how to protect your personal information online and off, and what to do if you become an identity theft victim. Handouts…

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

Wednesday, February 28th 2018

1:00pm
Mehndi Madness

Come learn the basics of henna application and try it out on yourself or a friend.

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
6:00pm
Teen Writers Group

If you're interested in writing, this is the club for you! Participate in fun writing activities, share your work, and talk about writing with other teens. Snacks are provided, and…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084
Event Series
7:00pm
Travel to Cuba: The Straight Scoop

Despite hurricanes, travel warnings, and the possibility of renewed restrictions, Cuba continues to grow in popularity as a hot travel ticket for Americans. Troy-based Cuba travel specialists Kathryn and Maryann…

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