Library Programs

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Troy Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Call us: Main Library (518)274.7071

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RPI Tutor Time
10:00 am-2:00 pm
 RPI Tutor Time
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Have fun! - Get Help! - Learn! - Get ahead!
Free tutoring in reading, math and other subjects for students in Grades K-12
RPI students work with kids--one-on-one! Just bring your school books and worksheets each week!

Appointment required. To register call 518-276-3098
Friends of the Library Bookseller
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Teddy the Reading Dog
11:00 a.m. - noon
 Teddy the Reading Dog
Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:00 a.m. - noonTeddy the Reading Do
Lansingburgh Branch
Teddy the Shih Tzu will be here for a visit.  Kids can come to practice their reading, or just come in to say hi.  
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Lansingburgh Storytime
10:30am
 Lansingburgh Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:30am
Lansingburgh Branch
 This 45 minute enrichment program includes stories, songs, and movement to support children's  learning  and discovery from the very beginning.  For children ages 0-5 with a caregiver.
Candy Heart STEAM: Silly Science Night
6:00pm
Candy Heart STEAM: Silly Science Night
Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:00pm
Main Library
Join us for our monthly Silly Science Night on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00 pm.  Children ages 4-12 will work together with their adults to design and construct a variety of prototypes and test models-using candy hearts! Everyone gets a chance to hone their science, technology, engineering, ...read more

or call 518-274-7071.
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Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
1-2 pm
Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
Friday, Feb. 22, 1-2 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Join former local columnist Mark Radz and the Empowerment Exchange to explore poetry and story writing.  The general format is that someone suggests a word...read more
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RPI Tutor Time
10:00 am-2:00 pm
 RPI Tutor Time
Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Have fun! - Get Help! - Learn! - Get ahead!
Free tutoring in reading, math and other subjects for students in Grades K-12
RPI students work with kids--one-on-one! Just bring your school books and worksheets each week!

Appointment required. To register call 518-276-3098
Friends of the Library Bookseller
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Saturday, Feb. 23, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Girls Who Code
11 am to 12 pm
 Girls Who Code
Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 am to 12 pm
(Saturdays Feb 23, Mar 2,9,16,23,30 Apr 6,13,20,27 May 4,11)

Main Library
Future Geniuses wanted!  Create your own Apps, video games, web pages and more!  Girls in grades 3-8 are invited for a linited time to learn coding language.  Beginners welcome!
Tail Waggin’ Tutors
12 pm
 Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Saturday, Feb. 23, 12 pm
(Saturdays, Feb 23, Mar2,9,16,23,30 April 6,13,20,27 May 4,11,18)

Main Library
Join Greta the Reading Dog every Saturday.  Kids may read to her to boost confidence or just visit.  
Exploring Books & their Writers through Film - Jane Eyre
2:00 pm
Exploring Books & their Writers through Film - Jane Eyre
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2:00 pmExploring Books & th
Main Library

The TV series The Great American Read has peaked readers interest in the 100 titles nominated as contestants for America’s favorite book. Following the conclusion of the show, join us in an in depth exploration of several books from the Great American Read’s top 100 list. Each mont...read more
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Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Monday, Feb. 25, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information.
Lansingburgh LEGO League
5:30 pm
 Lansingburgh LEGO League
Monday, Feb. 25, 5:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Stop down to the Lansingburgh Branch between 5:30 and 6:30 pm and have fun creating with LEGO bricks. For ages 4 and up. Under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary.  
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Teen Gaming
3-5 pm
 Teen Gaming
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 3-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
For all interested teens, come play video games, have snacks and hang out!
Guided Meditation - Main
5PM
 Guided Meditation - Main
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 5PM
Main Library
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 an...read more
Celery Stamp Painting: Tween/Teen Art Night
6:00pm
Celery Stamp Painting: Tween/Teen Art Night
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:00pm
Main Library
Using celery stalks and celery hearts as stamps, we can create simple and beautiful paintings. Try your hand at painting a bouquet of roses or a fun abstract geometric pattern. All materials provided. Ages 11-18. Registration is required. 

or call 518-274-7071.
The Underground Railroad of Troy, NY: A Secret History of Ordinary Lives and Everyday Heroes
6:00pm
The Underground Railroad of Troy, NY: A Secret History of Ordinary Lives and Everyday Heroes
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:00pmThe Underground Rail
Main Library

Join us for an eye-opening night of local history. Special guest speaker Paul Stewart of the U...read more


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Family Storytime
10:30am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10:30am
Main Library
Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, movement, and play! 
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
2-5 pm
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Meditation - Lansingburgh Branch
2PM
Meditation - Lansingburgh Branch
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2PM
Main Library
Are you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body?
Come to a safe place to let go of your cares and worries. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. Bring your ideas and suggestions to the group!
“Find a place where there is joy, and the joy w...read more
Bored Games
5:00pm
 Bored Games
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 5:00pm
Main Library
Stop by our Young Peoples' room and relax with some board games! All ages welcome.
Troy Women’s Book Club Meetup
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Troy Women’s Book Club Meetup
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Main Library
Please contact the organizer for more information.
https://www.meetup.com/Troy-Womens-Book-Club-Meetup/ 
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Lansingburgh Storytime
10:30am
 Lansingburgh Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30am
Lansingburgh Branch
 This 45 minute enrichment program includes stories, songs, and movement to support children's  learning  and discovery from the very beginning.  For children ages 0-5 with a caregiver.
Brick Builders
6:00pm
 Brick Builders
Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:00pmBrick Builders
Main Library
Love to build with Legos?  Join us for our monthly Brick Builders night.   We supply the Legos, you bring the imagination.  All creations will be displayed in the library.  No outside pieces please.  For children ages 4 & up.  No registration required.  Al...read more
Understanding Shakespeare - King Lear
6:30PM
Understanding Shakespeare - King Lear
Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30PM
Main Library
  
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