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.

Thursday, October 18th 2018

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
6:30pm
Beginner Excel 2016

Create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2016. Learn how to enter and format data, use simple formulas, and create basic charts. **MUST HAVE BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS TO ATTEND**

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

Saturday, October 20th 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
2:00pm
Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a Mexican holiday that honors family and friends who have passed-on, and celebrates their lives and memories. We will learn…

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

Monday, October 22nd 2018

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
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

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018

7:00pm
The New Income Tax Law -- What Does It Mean for You?

In late 2017 Congress passed the most comprehensive and sweeping changes to our income tax laws since the mid-1980's. These changes will impact virtually every taxpayer, and will take effect…

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

Wednesday, October 24th 2018

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 Services Area
6:30pm
Upcoming Astronomical Highlights with John French

John will share some of the more interesting planetary gatherings, meteor showers, and other celestial happenings in our night sky. Many of these events will take place over the next…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
7:00pm
Family Science Night: Marbles!

Design and create your own marble run using recycled materials. Can you build the longest run? The fastest? The one with the most zig-zags? Let’s build and find out! For…

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

Thursday, October 25th 2018

2:00pm
Sushi Rolling with Benihana--Upper Elementary Edition

Celebrate your 1/2 day of school! Learn how sushi chefs prepare sushi and make your own (candy) creations with staff from Benihana-Troy.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
5:30pm
YP & Women’s Business Forum Presents: Mentor Mixer

Join the Troy Young Professionals & Women’s Business Forum for their Mentor Mixer! This upcoming event is co-hosted with the Women’s Business Forum and open to all Troy Chamber members interested…

Troy Chamber of Commerce
850 Tower Drive, Troy, MI 48098
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, Conference Room
7:00pm
Crazy for Kaleidoscopes

Learn how a cardboard tube, some reflective paper and a colored disc can bend light into colorful designs. Make your own one-of-a-kind kaleidoscope that will have you seeing crazy colors…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Craft Room
7:00pm
Marijuana Presentation

Troy Community Coalition. Details to be announced.

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

Saturday, October 27th 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
11:00am
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
Applying for College Scholarships

A representative from Western Michigan University will be talking about scholarships available to students and how to apply!

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
6:30pm
Teen Murder Mystery Night

A murder mystery night for teens! A body has been found in the Library, and it is clear that something fishy is going on. Teens ages 13-18 are encouraged to…

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

Tuesday, October 30th 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
7:00pm
Student Loans 101

Don't fear your student loans! Come learn about the different types of loans, what to do if you can't pay, and how to pay your loans off faster. Open to…

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

Thursday, November 1st 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
Build a Gumdrop Tower

Let’s be an engineer by building a Gumdrop Tower while testing out your ideas on the strength of your creation. How tall can you go and how will your tower…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
7:00pm
Health Insurance 101

Never had health insurance before? Need help navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace website? Come to the library to learn the ins and outs of signing up for health insurance from…

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

Friday, November 2nd 2018

8:30am
Simply Shopping

You Are Invited to the Troy Chamber’s Annual Simply Shopping event! A preview of this years event take-away’s and activities include: Receive a Simply Shopping signature bag full of discount offers,…

Troy Chamber of Commerce
2800 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084

Saturday, November 3rd 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
11:00am
Three-Minute Mysteries

Come dressed as a detectve and be ready to solve mysteries. There will be a prize for the inspector that can crack the most cases!

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Craft Room
2:00pm
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

Monday, November 5th 2018

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