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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Lansingburgh LEGO League
5:30 pm
 Lansingburgh LEGO League
Monday, Jan. 21, 5:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Stop down to the Lansingburgh Branch between 5:30 and 6:30 pm and have fun creating with LEGO bricks. For ages 4 and up. Under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.  
An Introduction to Tea and Tisane with Short and Stout Tea Company
6:00pm
An Introduction to Tea and Tisane with Short and Stout Tea Company
Monday, Jan. 21, 6:00pmAn Introduction to T
Main Library
What is tea, anyway? Most people don’t know that white, green, oolong and black tea all come from the same tea plant, just what happen after it is plucked makes tea those different kinds of styles. In this informative session Matthew,...read more

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Teen Gaming
3-5 pm
 Teen Gaming
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 3-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
For all interested teens, come play video games, have snacks and hang out!
Guided Meditation - Main
5PM
 Guided Meditation - Main
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 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
Hot Chocolate Hullabaloo: Tween/Teen Craft Night
6:00pm
Hot Chocolate Hullabaloo: Tween/Teen Craft Night
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:00pm
Main Library
Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while you craft a no sew fleece scarf. Ages 4 and up. Registration required. Register online or by phone or by stopping by the Young People's Department. 

or call 518-274-7071.
Disney planning made easy
6:00pm
 Disney planning made easy
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:00pmDisney planning made
Main Library
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or call 518-274-7071.
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Family Storytime
10:30am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:30am
Main Library
Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, movement, and play! 
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
2-5 pm
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance
2PM-5PM
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2PM-5PM
Main Library

It is the Open Enrollment period for New York State of Health. Join us at the Troy Public Library on Wednesdays, December 19th...read more

Meditation - Lansingburgh Branch
2PM
Meditation - Lansingburgh Branch
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2PM
Main Library
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 w...read more
Bored Games
5:00pm
 Bored Games
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 5:00pm
Main Library
Stop by our Young Peoples' room and relax with some board games! All ages welcome.
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Tech Help Drop-In
10:00am-11:00am
 Tech Help Drop-In
Thursday, Jan. 24, 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
10:30am
 Lansingburgh Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 10:30am
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 - Twelfth Night
6:30PM
Understanding Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:30PM
Main Library

or call 518-274-7071.
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Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
1-2 pm
Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
Friday, Jan. 25, 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...read more
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RPI Tutor Time
10:00 am-2:00 pm
 RPI Tutor Time
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Have fun! - Get Help! - Learn! - Get ahead!
Free tutoring in reading, math and other subjects for students in Grades K-12
RPI students work with kids--one-on-one! Just bring your school books and worksheets each week!

Appointment required. To register call 518-276-3098
Friends of the Library Bookseller
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Greta The Reading Dog
12:00pm
 Greta The Reading Dog
Saturday, Jan. 26, 12:00pm
Main Library
Children are invited to stop by the Young People's Room every Saturday to visit with or read to Greta in order to boost their reading skills and confidence. 
Exploring Books & their Writers through Film - The Picture of Dorian Gray
2:00pm
Exploring Books & their Writers through Film - The Picture of Dorian Gray
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2:00pm Exploring Books & th
Main Library
The TV series The Great American Read has peaked readers interest in the 100 titles nominated as contestants for America’s favorite book. Following the conclusion of the show, join us in an in depth exploration of several books from the Great American Read’s top 100 list. Each month in t...read more
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Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Monday, Jan. 28, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information.
Lansingburgh LEGO League
5:30 pm
 Lansingburgh LEGO League
Monday, Jan. 28, 5:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Stop down to the Lansingburgh Branch between 5:30 and 6:30 pm and have fun creating with LEGO bricks. For ages 4 and up. Under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.  
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Adult Craft Workshop: Altered puzzle piece magnets
3:00 pm
Adult Craft Workshop: Altered puzzle piece magnets
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 3:00 pmAdult Craft Workshop
Main Library

Did you know that January 29th is National Puzzle Day? Celebrate with this fun and easy craft where we will be turning old puzzle pieces into cute magnets for your fridge.

or call 518-274-7071.
Teen Gaming
3-5 pm
 Teen Gaming
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 3-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
For all interested teens, come play video games, have snacks and hang out!
Guided Meditation - Main
5PM
 Guided Meditation - Main
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 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
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Family Storytime
10:30am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10:30am
Main Library
Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, movement, and play! 
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
2-5 pm
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance
2PM-5PM
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2PM-5PM
Main Library

It is the Open Enrollment period for New York State of Health. Join us at the Troy Public Library on Wednesdays, December 19th...read more

Meditation - Lansingburgh Branch
2PM
Meditation - Lansingburgh Branch
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2PM
Main Library
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 w...read more
Bored Games
5:00pm
 Bored Games
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 5:00pm
Main Library
Stop by our Young Peoples' room and relax with some board games! All ages welcome.
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Tech Help Drop-In
10:00am-11:00am
 Tech Help Drop-In
Thursday, Jan. 31, 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
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance - Lansingburgh
10AM-12Noon
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance - Lansingburgh
Thursday, Jan. 31, 10AM-12Noon
Lansingburgh Branch

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Lansingburgh Storytime
10:30am
 Lansingburgh Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 10:30am
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 - Twelfth Night
6:30PM
Understanding Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:30PM
Main Library

or call 518-274-7071.
  
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