Library Programs

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Troy Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Call us: Main Library (518)274.7071

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Storytime Learn and Play
10:30am
 Storytime Learn and Play
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 10:30amStorytime Learn and
Main Library
Join us for your child's enrichment through stories, song movement and play. Ages 0-5 with caregiver. 
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information or to register.
Meditation - Lansingburgh
2PM
 Meditation - Lansingburgh
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2PM
Lansingburgh Branch
Are you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body?Come to a safe place to let go of your cares and worries. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. Bring your ideas and suggestions to the group!“Find a place where there is joy, and the joy will burn out...read more
Friends of the Library Bookseller
2-6 pm
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2-6 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Don’t be Bored Games
5:30-7:30pm
 Don’t be Bored Games
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:30-7:30pm
Main Library
Drop by and play board games in the Young People's Room! All ages. No registration required.
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Tech Help Drop-In
10:00am-11:00am
 Tech Help Drop-In
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:00am-11:00am
Main Library
Need help with your device? Curious about eBooks? Have a question about your computer? Drop-in every Thursday from 10-11am. We will try to answer all of your tech questions. All sessions are one-one-one / first come, first served. No appointment necessary!Please contact the Information Desk if you h...read more
Lansingburgh Storytime Learn and Play
10:30am
Lansingburgh Storytime Learn and Play
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30amLansingburgh Storyti
Lansingburgh Branch
 This 45 minute enrichment program includes stories, songs, and movement to support children's  learning  and discovery from the very beginning.  For children ages 0-5 with a caregiver. 
Brick Builders
6:00pm
 Brick Builders
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:00pm
Main Library
You provide the imagination, we provide the LEGOs! All creations will be displayed in the library.  No outside pieces please. Children ages 7 & younger must have an adult present with them at all times. Ages 4+.  Registration is not required.  
Understanding Shakespeare - Henry VIII
6:30PM
Understanding Shakespeare - Henry VIII
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:30PM
Main Library
This will be a five-session program on reading Shakespeare's great history play Henry VIII. In each of the five weeks we will discuss Shakespeare's play one act at a time. This program will allow the participants to put the play in a variety of contexts, such as its relationship to his other...read more

or call 518-274-7071.
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Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
1-2 pm
Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
Friday, Jan. 24, 1-2 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Join former local columnist Mark Radz and the Empowerment Exchange to explore poetry and story writing.  The general format is that someone suggests a word.  Everyone then writes a piece, either incorporating the word into the writing or using the word as the overall theme for their poem o...read more
Building Committee Meeting
4:00 pm
 Building Committee Meeting
Friday, Jan. 24, 4:00 pm
Main Library
Administration Committee Meeting
5:00 pm
Administration Committee Meeting
Friday, Jan. 24, 5:00 pm
Main Library
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Friends of the Library Bookseller
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Tutor Time
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
 Tutor Time
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Free tutoring by RPI students in reading, math and other subjects for students in grades K-12.  For more information or to register, visit http://go.rpi.edu/pipeline and click on Tutor Time, call 518-276-3098 or email smithc@rpi.edu
Greta the Reading Dog
12:00pm
 Greta the Reading Dog
Saturday, Jan. 25, 12:00pm
Main Library
Come visit with Greta the Reading Dog Saturdays at 12pm. Read to her to gain confidence in your reading skills or just visit with this friendly therapy dog. All ages. 
Painting & Poetry Workshop
1:30 - 3:30 pm
 Painting & Poetry Workshop
Saturday, Jan. 25, 1:30 - 3:30 pmPainting & Poetry Wo
Main Library
If you love the imagery in literature - and think it would be fun to recreate some of it - this class is for you! Local artist Muse en Lystrala will be teaching a literature-rooted art class in which the imagery of a piece of literature will be discussed, and then brought to life using Renaissance a...read more
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"Climate Change: Heading for Extinction (And What to Do About It)"
2PM
"Climate Change: Heading for Extinction (And What to Do About It)"
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2PM
Main Library
The planet is in ecological crisis: we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event this planet has experienced. Scientists believe we may have entered a period of abrupt climate breakdown. This is an emergency. In this public talk, climate speakers from Extinction Rebellion will share the la...read more

or call 518-274-7071.
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Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Monday, Jan. 27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information or to register.
Lansingburgh LEGO League
3:00 pm
 Lansingburgh LEGO League
Monday, Jan. 27, 3:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Stop down to the Lansingburgh Branch anytime, any Monday during the summer.  We'll have our LEGO bins out all day. For ages 4 and up. Under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No outside pieces please.
Pajama Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Pajama Storytime
Monday, Jan. 27, 6:00 p.m.Pajama Storytime
Lansingburgh Branch
Join us at our Lansingburgh Branch, dressed for bed, and enjoy an evening of stories, songs, and crafts! Ages 0-5.
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Teen Gaming
3-5 pm
 Teen Gaming
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
For all interested teens, come play video games, have snacks and hang out!
Guided Meditation - Main Library
5PM
Guided Meditation - Main Library
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 5PM
Main Library
Learn a surprisingly simple yet powerful practice that can help your reduce stress, get recharged, experience overall improved physical health and possibly get you “blissed-out” all while sitting comfortably in a chair. Led by Michael Fuselli, with over 30 years of meditation teaching an...read more
Mixed Media Landscape Painting
5:30-7:30 pm
 Mixed Media Landscape Painting
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 5:30-7:30 pmMixed Media Landscap
Main Library
In this class, led by artist Joy Ting, participants will read and discuss poetry and short stories, and then, create colorful and expressive landscape art using a variety of mixed media.This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York Stat...read more
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Storytime Learn and Play
10:30am
 Storytime Learn and Play
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10:30amStorytime Learn and
Main Library
Join us for your child's enrichment through stories, song movement and play. Ages 0-5 with caregiver. 
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information or to register.
Meditation - Lansingburgh
2PM
 Meditation - Lansingburgh
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2PM
Lansingburgh Branch
Are you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body?Come to a safe place to let go of your cares and worries. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. Bring your ideas and suggestions to the group!“Find a place where there is joy, and the joy will burn out...read more
Friends of the Library Bookseller
2-6 pm
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2-6 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Don’t be Bored Games
5:30-7:30pm
 Don’t be Bored Games
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 5:30-7:30pm
Main Library
Drop by and play board games in the Young People's Room! All ages. No registration required.
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Tech Help Drop-In
10:00am-11:00am
 Tech Help Drop-In
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:00am-11:00am
Main Library
Need help with your device? Curious about eBooks? Have a question about your computer? Drop-in every Thursday from 10-11am. We will try to answer all of your tech questions. All sessions are one-one-one / first come, first served. No appointment necessary!Please contact the Information Desk if you h...read more
Lansingburgh Storytime Learn and Play
10:30am
Lansingburgh Storytime Learn and Play
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30amLansingburgh Storyti
Lansingburgh Branch
 This 45 minute enrichment program includes stories, songs, and movement to support children's  learning  and discovery from the very beginning.  For children ages 0-5 with a caregiver. 
Understanding Shakespeare - Henry VIII
6:30PM
Understanding Shakespeare - Henry VIII
Thursday, Jan. 30, 6:30PM
Main Library
This will be a five-session program on reading Shakespeare's great history play Henry VIII. In each of the five weeks we will discuss Shakespeare's play one act at a time. This program will allow the participants to put the play in a variety of contexts, such as its relationship to his other...read more

or call 518-274-7071.
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Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
1-2 pm
Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
Friday, Jan. 31, 1-2 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Join former local columnist Mark Radz and the Empowerment Exchange to explore poetry and story writing.  The general format is that someone suggests a word.  Everyone then writes a piece, either incorporating the word into the writing or using the word as the overall theme for their poem o...read more
 
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