I Love My Library Shopping Day at Market Block Books

market block books

Sunday, November 18th from 11:00 am -3:00 pm
Market Block Books
Market Block Books will donate 20% of all sales to support the Troy Public Library (no bonus book cards or other discounts will be available on this date.) Come out and support your library and get a head start on your holiday shopping! Make your purchase count doubly by purchasing an item from the library’s wish list and donate both the item plus 20% of the sale to the library!


Vote Results: 2019 Budget and Board of Trustees

The Troy Public Library District held a special election for library trustees and the 2019 budget on Tuesday, September 25th at the Main Library and at the Lansingburgh Branch. The results of the voting were as follows:

people voting

On the Budget:

  • YES – 365
  • NO – 57

Board results for two open board position:

  • Evelyn Katz Greenstein – 231
  • Cheryl Kennedy – 269
  • Bruce King – 76
  • Casey Macksey – 173

We are grateful for your support! 

The library wishes to thank the Rensselaer County League of Women Voters for conducting this election.


Library Absentee Ballot

Absentee Ballots

Voters must apply for an absentee ballot.  Applications may be picked up at the Main Library or the Lansingburgh Branch.  Once the application is completed you can receive your ballot by either mailing the application back to the library or by bringing it in to either location.  We must receive all applications by Wednesday, September 19th.  Ballots need to be postmarked no later than the day before the election, September 24, 2018.

Print out the Absentee Ballot Application (right click and “Save As” to download and print the ballot)



Board of Trustees Meeting

meeting room
Tuesday, October 9th
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



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.




Adult Coloring Book Creation Class Project

projectPrint, Color, Share….Repeat!

Our class projects from the Adult Coloring Book Creation class led by Joy Ting.

This project was made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Arts Center of the Capital Region.

Special thanks to the class attendees who participated in this project!