Troy Library will be closed Jan 2–Jan 20

 

Troy Library will be closed Jan 2–Jan 20

(TPL, Nov. 29. 2018)

Troy, MI- Troy Public Library will be closed so new carpet can be installed in the Adult Services area, the Technology Center, the Circulation area, the meeting room and conference room, the Friends Shop, the Book Shop and the Technical Services area. That’s over 30,000 square feet! The Library must close because of the sheer magnitude of the job and because it won’t be a safe environment for patrons while the work is taking place. Think of the quantity of furniture in the Adult Services area alone—all of those pieces have to be removed from the area, all computers dismantled, and everything stored in the available areas of the building. Then we have to put it all back together.

During This Time:
– No fines will be charged
– No items will be due until the week of January 28
–  No returns will be accepted after 5 pm on Sunday, December 30
– Drop boxes will be closed and unable to accept items

Important Dates
Monday, December 10

– Last day to place MelCat holds

– Last day to make donations to the Friends of Troy Public Library
– All items checked out starting on this date will be due the week of January 28
Sunday, December 23
– Last day of service for the Technology Center

Sunday, December 30
Last day to pick up holds.
– Any holds not picked up by this date will be available Monday, January 21.
Last day to return items.
– All drop boxes will be locked starting at 5 pm this day through the duration of the closing.
– All items checked out up to this date will be due the week of January 28

TPL will also be closed December 24 & 25, and December 31 & January 1 for the upcoming holidays.

While TPL is Closed…

Visit us at the Community Center
While the building is closed, we will be providing limited services in Room 502 at Troy Community Center from January 2–January 17 during our regular hours:

– Monday–Thursday: 10 am– 9 pm
– Fridays: Closed
– Saturdays: 10 am–5 pm
– Sundays: 1–5 pm

Stop in for the following services:
– Research assistance for adults, teens and children
– Assistance with eResources, including eBooks, audiobooks, streaming services, digital magazines, and more
– Placing holds
– Storytimes for children (Rooms numbers will be posted at the Community Center)

Contact Us by Email
Library staff will be available to answer any of your questions.
– Adult Information Desk: ASRef@troymi.gov
– Youth Information Desk: YSRef@troymi.gov
– Information: info@troypl.org
– Circulation: circ@troymi.gov

Call Us
-Call 248.524.3538 during regular hours to speak to a library staff member.

Explore Other Area Libraries

With your TPL Library Card, you are granted access to many area libraries. Some of the closest to Troy are:
Clinton-Macomb Public Library, 248.226.5000
Rochester Hills Public Library, 248.656.2900
– Blair Memorial Library (Clawson), 248.588.5500
Baldwin Public Library (Birmingham), 248.647.1700
Sterling Heights Public Library, 586.446.2640
Bloomfield Township Public Library, 248.642.5800

You may also visit all of the libraries in the Suburban Library Cooperative.

All of the libraries listed above allow TPL patrons to use the public computers with no charge. Please be advised: the number of computers available to non-residents and time limits vary by library. Contact the individual libraries for more details.

Contact Us

All the above information can be found on our website. If you have any questions about the upcoming closure, email us, call us at 248.524.3538, or ask a staff person next time you stop in.

 

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