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Boy Scouts perform the flag folding ceremony at the 2012 Veterans Week Celebration. Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library.
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Nov. 3-11 • Hoover Public Library
The Hoover Public Library, in conjunction with the City of Hoover, will hold a weeklong celebration for those serving our country from Nov. 3-11.
The celebration kicks off Nov. 3 with a reception featuring live music from 3:30-3 p.m. On Nov. 4, refreshments will be served at 9:45 a.m. followed by a special program at 10 a.m. That afternoon, a featured movie will be shown in the Library Theatre at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
On Nov. 5, a seminar for veterans and their families will be held at 10 a.m. To make reservations, please call 444-7816.
All day Nov. 6 at the nonfiction desk, the American Red Cross will collect holiday cards as part of the Holiday Mail for Heroes program. The organization will send the cards to military installations, veterans hospitals and other locations. At 12:30 p.m., Catherine Heinzerling will lead a lecture on the Library Plaza titled “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II.”
Every afternoon at 4:45 p.m., local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will lead a flag lowering and folding ceremony.