Winter Solstice & Holiday Weekend Schedule

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with a book, game or CD from our Book Shop.  Most titles priced at $1 or less. While you’re at it, finish last minute holiday shopping in our Gift Shop. Both Shops are located inside the Troy Public Library Holiday Weekend Schedule: Saturday December 23 – Book Shop (10AM-1PM), Gift Shop (11AM-4PM) Sunday December 24 – Troy Public Library Closed Saturday December 30 – Book Shop (10AM-1PM), Gift Shop (11AM-4PM) Sunday December 31 – Troy Public Library Closed

Special Holiday Shopping Hours on Wednesday December 20

Special hours on Wednesday December 20 for last minute holiday shopping.  The Friends Book Shop will be open 3-7 PM.  Located on the lower level of Troy Public Library, 90% of the inventory is priced at $1 or less (and even some of those will be discounted!).  We’ll be giving away some special prizes to lucky shoppers, too. Our Friends Gift Shop will also be open until 7PM on Wednesday. Enjoy some great deals on used books, recorded media and memorable gifts while supporting the Troy Public Library.  

Recognizing the Value of our Wonderful Volunteers!

Every fall, it is our honor and privilege to recognize one of our volunteers for his/her outstanding performance and steadfast service at the Leadership Troy Annual Recognition Banquet. Janice May was the honoree for 2017. Janice exemplifies the best of the Friends of the Troy Public Library. For over twenty years, she has brought her sweet, cheerful smile and caring wisdom to our organization. An expert in all areas of the Book Shop, she happily greets and helps every individual in her midst. Her vast knowledge of books, authors, and sales trends helps make our Book Shop popular and profitable. In fact, we have an entire section dedicated to her hand-picked titles! But perhaps most importantly, Jan remembers details of all our families and asks after…

You’re Invited to the 5th Annual Winter Wonderland Festival on Friday December 8, 2017! Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Troy Public Library

You’re Invited to the 5th Annual Winter Wonderland Festival on Friday December 8, 2017!    Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Troy Public Library

This FREE event returns to the Troy Civic Center Campus with new special features! Start the night at the south entrance of City Hall along West Big Beaver Road for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30 pm. Throughout the evening, move on to the Troy Public Library and Troy Community Center to participate in fun activities for the whole family. Special this year, activities geared for ages 5 and under will take place at the Library and activities for 5 and above will take place at the Community Center. Dress warmly and we’ll see you there !