Troy Public Library
The Troy Public Library has grown from a collection of 1,000 books to a 40,000-square-foot facility with more than 320,000 items available for checkout. The library moved to its current location in 1971 and circulates more than a million items annually. The Troy Public Library is part of the Suburban Library Cooperative.
In addition to books, the Troy Public Library houses a Teen Resource Center, a children's room and a computer center and offers a Special Needs Collection, audio and video media, digital books, several classes and reading programs, as well as services for job seekers and access to e-resources.
The Troy Public Library continually ranks among the top libraries by Hennen's American Public Library Rating Index for libraries serving populations of 50,000 or more and has received awards from the Library of Michigan and the American Library Association.
- Fax: 248-524-0112
- Hours: Mon - Thu, 10am - 9pm; Fri, 10am - 5pm; Sun, 1pm - 5pm; Sat, closed.
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1959
- Parking: Free lot
- Services: The Friends of the Troy Public Library operates a used book shop in the basement of the library and the Friends Shop, which offers gifts, greeting cards, books and other items, in the lobby of the library.
- Public restrooms: Yes
- Wi-Fi: Free
- Size of collection: 320,000
- Services: Audiobooks, Movies, Music CDs, Research databases, Resources for job seekers
- Internet use policy: Unrestricted users must be 18 years old or older or accompanied by a parent. Filtered use is available in the Teen Resource Center and Youth Services department. The full policy is available online at troylibrary.info/computerusepolicy.
- Programs/classes: The Troy Public Library offers computer classes for job seekers and a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and seniors. It also offers reading programs, book clubs, cultural programs, art and photo exhibits, story times, and lectures.
- Book donation information: Book donations to the library are subject to weeding criteria outlined in the library's Collection Development and Management Plan. Friends of the Library accepts materials year-round at the circulation desk and sells them at the Friends Shop.