New Examination: Library Assistant

testEmployment Opportunity: Library Assistant Examination

This examination is being held to establish an eligible list and fill future vacancies for the Troy Public Library. Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

Last Date for Filing: February 26, 2016 (Applications must be submitted or postmarked by the last date for filing.)  For further information including salary and how to apply, please visit the Troy Civil Service Exam Announcements.

Walk like a Chicken

girl with hen

Tuesday, February 16th at 2:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Walk like a Chicken!  Creative movement meets science!  Children meet a live hen and learn about her features.  They will also mimic her movements for some creative dancing plus a craft.

For ages 5 to 7.  Registration is required.   Please call 235-5310 or register online.


Watercolorful Painting


Wednesday, February 17th at 2:00 pm.
Main Library

Watercolor workshop with Mary Frances Millet for youth and teens ages 8 and up.

Free, registration required, no experience necessary.  Register online.




Trivia Night – Quiz for A Cause


Thursday, February 25th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Revolution Hall – 417 River Street, Troy, NY

Come out for a fun night of Trivia and Prizes with Scott Mumford of “Catch the Mania- Upstate NY!”. Tickets are available at both the Main Library and the Lansingburgh Branch.

Sign up individually or as a team of 4-8. Tickets are $20 and include your trivia and appetizers. Cash bar. Come out and support your library and have some fun! Please feel free to contact the library at 274-7071 or 235-5310 if you need further details or have any questions.




Film Screening: “Manon of the Springs”


Saturday, February 20th at 1:00 pm
Main Library

A free film open to all, sponsored by La Fédération franco-américaine du New York. Starring Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, and Daniel Auteuil. “In this sequel to the film “Jean de Florette,” Manon the infant daughter of the first film has grown into a beautiful, but shy, shepherdess (Béart) living in the idyllic Provençal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father’s land led to tragedy years earlier.” (Source: IMDb) Claude Berri directed (released 1987, 113 minutes, in French with subtitles). Register online.


Meditation Class


Lansingburgh Branch: Wednesdays, January 6th – February 24th at 2:00 pm (No class on January 13th)

Main Library: Thursdays, January 7th – February 25th at 5:45 pm

Are you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body? Come to a safeplace to let go of your cares and worries and even have fun!

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. No registration necessary.