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March is Dummies Month

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March is Dummies MonthMarch is Dummies month! Check out the display in the Adult Department and turn “I can’t” into “I can” by checking out one of the popular For Dummies books. Since 1991, this widely recognized reference brand has helped people throughout the world conquer their goals — whether it be learning how to prepare for college to teaching an old dog new tricks.

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

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Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, some of its provisions have already been implemented. Many others, including the Health Care Marketplace, are just starting to take effect.

How will the health care reform law affect you and your family? Who's eligible for the Marketplace? What is the enrollment process? Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Director of the Michigan Universal Care Access Network and member of the Board of Directors of Michigan Consumers for Healthcare, will answer these questions and explain provisions of the law in plain language.

Join Marjorie in the Library Meeting Room for this informative program.

Monday, March 3 | 1 – 3 pm | Meeting Room
To register, click here or call the Library at 248.524.3542.

Sponsored by the Friends of Troy Public Library.

The Affordable Care Act: What's in it for Seniors?

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affordable care act seniorsAre you on Medicare, or approaching the Medicare eligibility age? Learn how the healthcare reform law will affect you.

Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Director of the Michigan Universal Care Access Network and members of the Board of Directors of Michigan Consumers for Healthcare, will explain provisions of the law as it relates to Medicare, and answer your questions about how it will affect you.

Join Marjorie in the Library Meeting Room for this informative program.

Monday, March 3 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm | Meeting Room
To register click here or call the Library at 248.524.3542.

 

 Sponsored by the Friends of Troy Public Library.

Learn Mobile App Development

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TabletMobile application development is one of the fastest growing professions today. On Wednesday, March 5, from 3:30-6:30 pm, come to the Troy Public Library learn how easy it is to set up your laptop for developing applications for your Android phone or tablet. It costs nothing to build and publish mobile apps in Android.

This workshop will inspire you to explore mobile application development with hands-on learning, and walk away with your Hello World app on your Android phone or tablet. Registration is required for this event.

While a laptop is not required for the program, you will get most out of the class if you bring one with you, preferably with at least 3 GB RAM and 2.5 GHz speed. If possible, please install Java on your laptop before you attend the program.

Bloom Asset Management Seminars

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Bloom logoThe Troy Public Library is pleased to announce the return of the popular Rick and Ken Bloom investing seminars. You will not want to miss these useful sessions.

March 13, at 7pm: Special situations in estate planning (Ken Bloom)

April 17, at 7pmAvoiding Family Conflicts During Estate Planning (Ken Bloom)

Register by clicking on the dates above. Space is limited so register soon.

For more information, email Maggie Forrest at m.forrest@troymi.gov, or call 248.524.3534 during Library hours.

 

Meal Planning with the Bargain Shopper Mom

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Bargain Shopper Mom logoBack by popular demand, it’s Troy’s own “Bargain Shopper Mom” Melissa Buckles with a Meal Planning class at the Troy Public Library. 

Join Melissa on Monday, February 24 from 7-8:30 pm in the Library Meeting Room to learn how to save time and money by planning your meals in advance. Get practical help to make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen, and make healthy and delicious meals in a fraction of the time you now spend on meal preparation and planning. You will not only trim your grocery budget, but transform your daily routine and the dreaded "witching hour" (also known as “dinner time”). 

Melissa will teach you beginning and advanced techniques, walking you through the phases of meal planning so that you can come up with a formula that works for you and your family. You will also receive a helpful pamphlet to take home. 

Registration is required for this popular program, sponsored by the Friends of the Troy Public Library. For more information, please call 248.524.3542 during Library hours.

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