At Your Library

At Your Library 07.14.22

Shorts out Loud!

The Troy Public Library is pleased to present “Shorts Out Loud!” consisting of fifteen minutes of LIVE acoustic music followed by a contemporary short story read out loud, on Thursdays from July 7th through August 18th at 6:00 PM, with dates at both our locations.

Shorts out Loud at Troy Public Library, Main Library:

Reader Musician

August 4th Sid Fleisher Mike Gregg 

August 11th Sandra Rouse William Simcoe

Shorts out Loud at the Lansingburgh Branch:

Reader Musician

July 21st Barbara Stubblebine Julia Alsarraf

July 28th Debra Zaffuts Connor Armbruster

August 18th Fredda Merzon Connor Armbruster

The Troy Public Library’s Main location is at 100 2nd Street. Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy. This program is free and open to the public. It has been funded through the support of  The Friends of the Troy Public Library. Weather permitting this is an outdoor event. Please bring your own chair or blanket to sit upon. Registration is suggested. To register, call 518-274-7071 or online at

Hart Memorial Building- 125th Anniversary Celebration

Join us at the Troy Public Library, on Friday, July 29th, 5:30-7:30pm during Troy Night Out, for this special open house event celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Hart Memorial Building, the home of Troy Public Library. Tours of the building will be offered, starting at 6pm and at 7pm, and there will be a “borrow an ear” meet and greet, where the public can chat with current library staff and board members. Live music performed by Spiral Tango at 5:30 and Bobby Kendall at 6:30pm. There will be a variety of community activities for all ages including sidewalk chalk art, crafts for kids, refreshments, balloon art with Gal Jenny, the Trojan High Steppers with a baton twirling performance, and a special appearance of Ms. Frizzle on the magical library bus. Refreshments and giveaways will be on offer throughout the evening. Come celebrate with us!

This program is free and open to the public. For more information call the library at 518-274-7071 or online at Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

Round Table Art Group

The East Greenbush Community Library will host a mixed media art show of the Round Table Art Group for the entire month of August 2022.

The show will display a range of mixed-media pieces including paintings, photographs, travel journals and paper and needle crafts.

The Round Table Art Group includes artists from around the Capital District.  Member experience ranges from years to decades of making art.  Some members are formally trained while others are self-taught.

The show at the East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY  12061 will be open for viewing during Library hours.

For more information about the show or the Round Table Art Group, contact Ellen Hughes at

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