Community Conversations Results

conversationsThank you to everyone who participated in the library’s recent Community Conversations held in May at the Main Library, the Lansingburgh Branch and the Masonic Temple.  We witnessed a great turnout at each event and a good deal of lively conversation about what residents would like to see from the Troy Public Library.

These conversations are a valuable part of the library’s long range planning process and will be studied carefully by the library’s trustees in the coming months.

View the Community Conversations Results.


Museum Pass Program

The library has purchased passes to a number of area museums and will loan the passes for a period of three days. We have passes for the following museums:Eric Carle Museum

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Adult Summer Reading Program

adult summer reading 2016June 27th to August 19th, 2016
All Library Locations

For every four books you check out and read this summer, you can enter your name into a prize drawing. Drawings will be held on Friday mornings. Participants must be at least 16 years old and hold a valid library card from the Upper Hudson Library system. Books, e-books and audio books available through the library count towards your goal.

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Summer Reading Club 2016

summer reading 2016

Sign up, read, record what you’ve read, and bring it back to the library for a chance to win prizes!  It’s THAT easy!

All participants are invited to the End of Summer Reading Party on Tuesday, August 16th at 6:00pm at the Main Library. Refreshments, prizes, and a book to keep!

Also check out our awesome summer programs! All programs are free. We are grateful to the Friends of the Troy Public Library for helping to support our programs. We’re pleased to partner with New York State Assembly member John McDonald.



Puppet Show: The Pirate of Book Island

pirate island

Tuesday, June 28th at 6:00 pm
Main Library

Summer Reading Club Kick-off!

The Pirate of Book Island presented by the Puppet People, for ages 3-8.

This program is funded through a grant from Stewart Shops.


Summer Reading Programs

Join us for a variety of special programs at both the Main Library and the Lansingburgh Branch for various ages.  All programs are free. Please call Young People’s Services at 274-7071 to sign up for programs.

  • June 28th – Puppet Show: The Pirate of Book Island, Main Library at 6:00pm, ages 3 to 8
  • srp2016July 6th – Art with Tang Museum, Main Library at 11:30am – 12:30pm, Create personalized racing flags, ages 5 and up
  • July 6th – Art with Tang Museum, Lansingburgh Branch at 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Create personalized racing flags, for ages 5 and up
  • July 11th – Jog like a Frog, Main Library at 5:30pm – 8:00pm, The Heldeberg Marionettes perform their version of the classic Frog Prince story, ages 4 and up; no need to register
  • July 13th – Yoga Storyhour, Main Library at 10:30am. Ages 2 to 5; no need to register
  • July 14th – Cupcake Decorating, Lansingburgh Branch at 1:00pm – 2:00pm Come and join our cupcake decorating party. Learn cake decorating techniques, for ages 10 and up

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