Library Closed for Easter

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The library will be closed on Sunday, April 21st.


Ensuring a Complete Count for the 2020 Census

census 2020May 11th, Saturday at 2:00 pm
Main Library

Ensuring a Complete Count for the 2020 Census: The potential role of public libraries

Guest speaker: Terry Kirchner, PhD, Executive Director of the Westchester Library System, Chair WLS Complete Count Committee

This will be the first Census that can be completed online in addition to on paper. It is anticipated that those who already tend to be undercounted will also have difficulty with responding online. How can libraries and their Friends assist?

This is a joint program of the Friends of the Troy Public Library and the Rensselaer County League of Women Voters, The Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Troy Library will follow at 3:00 pm.

Please RSVP at


Board of Trustees Meeting

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Tuesday, May 14th
Main Library

The meeting of the board of trustees will be at the Main Library.

  • Finance Committee will meet at 5:15 pm
  • Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 pm

Civil Service Examination: Library Assistant


Library Assistant Examination

This examination is being held to establish an eligible list and fill future vacancies for the Troy Public Library.

Candidates must meet the following requirements on or before the date of the examination:  Possession of a high school diploma or GED.

Last Date for Filing: April 5, 2019  (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 Announcement.

Reduced DVD Fines

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We have adjusted our late fines to better serve you.
Find our more information: Various Loan Information


Explore the Troy Public Library via a 3D Virtual Tour

Take a 3D virtual tour of the library!

The Troy Public Library building was described in 1972, as “one of the finest examples of Italian Renaissance style in this country”. Designed by the New York City architectural firm of Barney and Chapman and completed in 1897, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

We would like to thank V. Owen Bush of Hudson Virtual Tours for making this 3D virtual tour.