Adult Summer Reading Program: Build A Better World

June 26th to August 12th, 2017
All Library Locations

adult summer reading

The sun is shining and the Summer Reading Challenge is in full swing! The 2017 theme is Build a Better World. Use your library-issued Summer Passport to transport you around downtown Troy and the world beyond. Complete passport pages by reading, visiting local spots, and participating in other challenges throughout the summer. Prizes will be raffled weekly.

May the odds be in your favor! Pick up your summer passport and participate until Saturday, August 12, 2017 with the last raffle being held on Monday, August 14, 2017.

Prizes will be provided by local businesses. For a full list of providers stop into the library and pick up your passport. Passports will be available at both our Main location and the Lansingburgh Branch.


Free Legal Clinic

Thursdays at 5:30 -7:00pm
Main Library

The clinic will provide legal consultations in various areas of law. The consultations are free, but you must call the Legal Project at 518-435-1770 to make an appointment.

Upcoming schedule for 2017:

  • April 6th
  • June 1st
  • August 3rd
  • October 5th
  • December 7th

The consultations are free, but call the Legal Project at 435-1770 to make an appointment.



Guided Meditation

meditation class

Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, June 7th to August 16th
(no class April 19th)
Main Library (courtyard – weather permitting, reading room during inclement weather)

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 and practice experience. Beginners always welcome. Registration is encouraged, but not necessary!


Register online.


Guided Meditation Classes

Wednesdays, June 7th – August 16th from 2:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

meditationAre you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body? Come to a safe place to let go of your cares and worries and even have fun! Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. Led by Ray Reuter from the Empowerment Exchange.

This program is free and open to the public. This is a drop-in class and no registration is needed.


Adult GED and ESOL Classes


Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Questar III will be holding High School Equivalency classes. Call Questar III at 479-6838 for more information or to register.