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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Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Monday, Feb. 24, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information or to register.
Lansingburgh LEGO League
3:00-6:00 p.m.
 Lansingburgh LEGO League
Monday, Feb. 24, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Stop down to the Lansingburgh Branch to build something awesome with LEGO bricks. For ages 4 and up. Under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  The library will provide the LEGO pieces.
The Underground Railroad of Troy, NY: A Secret History of Ordinary Lives and Everyday Heroes
6:00 pm
The Underground Railroad of Troy, NY: A Secret History of Ordinary Lives and Everyday Heroes
Monday, Feb. 24, 6:00 pmThe Underground Rail
Main Library
Join us for an eye-opening night of local history. Special guest speakers Paul & Mary Stewart of the Underground Railroad History Project will be sharing their exhaustive wealth of knowledge with us, and telling the stories of those who were important to the success of the Underground Railroad, ...read more
Pajama Storytime
6:00 p.m.
 Pajama Storytime
Monday, Feb. 24, 6:00 p.m.Pajama Storytime
Lansingburgh Branch
Join us at our Lansingburgh Branch, dressed for bed, and enjoy an evening of stories, songs, and crafts! Ages 0-5.
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Teen Gaming
3-5 pm
 Teen Gaming
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3-5 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
For all interested teens, come play video games, have snacks and hang out!
Guided Meditation - Main Library
5PM
Guided Meditation - Main Library
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 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
Yoga at the Lansingburgh Branch
6PM
 Yoga at the Lansingburgh Branch
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6PM
Lansingburgh Branch
The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch in conjunction with the Troy YMCA, will offer Yoga classes on Tuesdays, February 25th – March 31st at 6PM. This is an all-level yoga class that will invigorate your body and reduce stress.  You will experience traditional yoga poses, str...read more

or call 518-235-5310.
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Storytime Learn and Play
10:30am
 Storytime Learn and Play
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 10:30amStorytime Learn and
Main Library
Join us for your child's enrichment through stories, song movement and play. Ages 0-5 with caregiver. 
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Questar III High School Equivalency Classes
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Call Questar III at 518-479-6838 for more information or to register.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
2-6 pm
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2-6 pm
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Meditation - Lansingburgh
2PM
 Meditation - Lansingburgh
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2PM
Lansingburgh Branch
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 will burn out...read more
Don’t be Bored Games
5:30-7:30pm
 Don’t be Bored Games
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 5:30-7:30pm
Main Library
Drop by and play board games in the Young People's Room! All ages. No registration required.
Short Story Reading and Discussion Group
6:30PM
Short Story Reading and Discussion Group
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30PM
Main Library
Local short-story writer Dave Sylvester hosts The Short Story Café, an informal discussion of the short story form that examins how writers handle structural elements such as plot, character and theme in their writing.  Each week we will read and discuss two stories by well-known (and so...read more

or call 518-274-7071.
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Tech Help Drop-In
10:00am-11:00am
 Tech Help Drop-In
Thursday, Feb. 27, 10:00am-11:00am
Main Library
Need help with your device? Curious about eBooks? Have a question about your computer? Drop-in every Thursday from 10-11am. We will try to answer all of your tech questions. All sessions are one-one-one / first come, first served. No appointment necessary!Please contact the Information Desk if you h...read more
Lansingburgh Storytime Learn and Play
10:30am
Lansingburgh Storytime Learn and Play
Thursday, Feb. 27, 10:30amLansingburgh Storyti
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. 
Understanding Shakespeare - Pericles
6:30PM
Understanding Shakespeare - Pericles
Thursday, Feb. 27, 6:30PM
Main Library
Join us at the Troy Public Library on Thursdays, February 27th  – March 26th from 6:30PM – 7:30PM for our Understanding Shakespeare workshop.      This will be a five-session program on how to understand Shakespeare's plays. We will start our discussion ...read more
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Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
1-2 pm
Empowerment Exchange Writers’ Group
Friday, Feb. 28, 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.  Everyone then writes a piece, either incorporating the word into the writing or using the word as the overall theme for their poem o...read more
Tutor Time Troy
3:30 to 5 pm
 Tutor Time Troy
Friday, Feb. 28, 3:30 to 5 pm
(Fridays 3:30-5 pm)
Tutor Time Troy
Main Library
Tutor Time - Troy Edition!Free Math Tutoring for kids, grades 7-12. Fridays 3:30-5 pm at Main. Registration required. Call (518) 274-7071 ext 103 to reserve a 30 minute session.
Building Committee Meeting
4:00 pm
 Building Committee Meeting
Friday, Feb. 28, 4:00 pm
Main Library
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Friends of the Library Bookseller
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friends of the Library Bookseller
Saturday, Feb. 29, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Find a great book to read and support the Friends and Library, all at the same time!
Tutor Time
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
 Tutor Time
Saturday, Feb. 29, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Lansingburgh Branch
Free tutoring by RPI students in reading, math and other subjects for students in grades K-12.  For more information or to register, visit http://go.rpi.edu/pipeline and click on Tutor Time, call 518-276-3098 or email smithc@rpi.edu
Greta the Reading Dog
12:00pm
 Greta the Reading Dog
Saturday, Feb. 29, 12:00pm
Main Library
Come visit with Greta the Reading Dog Saturdays at 12pm. Read to her to gain confidence in your reading skills or just visit with this friendly therapy dog. All ages. 
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