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Computer Courses. Two new computer courses have been scheduled.

Essentials of Computer Operation.

  A two class course scheduled for Saturday August 9th and Saturday August 23rd from 1 to 2:30 each day.

All About i (iPhones and iPads).

  A two class course scheduled for Saturday Sept 13th and Saturday Sept 27th from 1 to 2:30 each day.

The library covers the cost of these courses but registration is required. There are only 10 spots for each course. We also have a sign up sheet where you can provide your contact information and tell us the type of computer course you would like to see the library offer in the future.


Fantasy Football Draft Monday Aug 25th from 5 to 8 p.m.

Fantasy Football Draft - Monday August 25th from 5 to 8 p.m. Bring your tipsheets and pick a great team. Registration is required.

 

Vote To Expand Library District

 

3M Cloud E-Book Library                               3M Cloud E-Book Library now available to use.

Exercise Club - Most Saturdays from 10 to 11a.m. in the Green Space behind the library. In event of rain it will move to the Community Room.  NIA workout first Saturday of month, then Yoga for the remaining Saturdays, except no class on the third Saturday due to the book sale.  Check calendar for actual dates.

 

We now accept Master Card, Visa and Discover Cards

Book Sale. The Friends of the library have a book sale on the first Friday and the third Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
 
Family Read Aloud Club.This program is designed for parents to read aloud to their elementary-aged children. Families reading six books aloud together will receive a new free book from the library. Each book read must be at least 80 pages and be checked out from the Tri-Township Public Library. Nonfiction books may be used as long as they lend themselves to being read aloud and are 80 pages or more. Comics, activity books, song books, joke books, and other similar types of books do not qualify. A family may receive up to 3 books a year (having read a total of 18 books). For families with multiple children, only one book per set of six books read will be given per family. Books, after they have been read, should be brought to the Desk for a library staff member to record on your card. To participate in the Family Read-Aloud Club, just stop by the Desk and fill out a family card to get started!                         



                                Community Resources Contact Information


Notary Service. The library has three staff members who are licensed notaries. Service is normally available when the library is open for a $1.00 fee; but please call ahead to ensure one of our notaries will be available when you come.

Library Board Meeting. The library Board of Trustees meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm (unless noted otherwise). The public is encouraged to attend as plans for the future of the library are discussed.

Election Information. Registrars are normally available at the library Monday through Thursday 9-8, Friday 9-5 and Saturday 9-4; except for 27 days prior to any election. To register, a person must show two types of identification: one must have the current address, and one must be a photo I.D. It is also required to use the social security number (at least the last four digits) or the drivers license number. For more information about upcoming elections and early voting or absentee voting, see http://www.madisonvotes.com/. Additional information can be viewed at Illinois Board of Elections and at Illinois Voter Information.

Genealogical Society Meeting
. 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm (
except July and December) in the History and Geneology Room. For more information about the Troy Genealogical Society, visit our Troy Genealogical Society page.

Historical Society Meeting. 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm (unless noted otherwise). For more information about the Troy Historical Society, visit our Troy Historical Society page.