Hoover Public Library

Hoover Library 2016 trick or treat

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Children in costumes will be able to get candy at 22 stations throughout the library. more

Oct 30, 2017 5:04 PM News


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The city of Hoover plans to kick off its Thank-a-Vet Week activities on Sunday, Nov. 5, with a program and reception to honor veterans at the Hoover Public Library. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:54 PM People

Hoover library 2017 fall book sale

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Thousands of books are available for 50 cents or less. more

Oct 5, 2017 12:11 PM News

Hoover library renovation Aug 2017

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The $144,000 renovation project is expected to be completed by Sept. 8. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:30 PM News

Sci Fi costume winners

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Two characters from the Overwatch video game and a character taken from "Brave" and "Braveheart" prevailed. more

Jul 29, 2017 11:41 PM People

John Anderson

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"It's a celebration of science fiction, fantasy and geeky pop culture," said Krysten Griffin, chairwoman of the festival. "It's like a big party." more

Jul 27, 2017 6:25 PM News

Hoover Library Theatre 17-18 season

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"I think we have a wide mix of just about everything that will appeal to everybody," Fine Arts Director Matina Johnson said. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:13 PM News

Hoover Recreation Center May 2017

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Garbage and recycling pickup also will be delayed one day through the end of the week. more

Jul 3, 2017 2:28 PM News

The library has two weekday fiction book groups and three nonfiction book groups as well. more

Jun 27, 2017 6:15 PM News

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The Book It! 5k, Story Book Walk and summer reading kickoff party welcomed the start of the Hoover Public Library's summer reading program on May 20. more

May 21, 2017 10:21 PM People


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The Hoover Public Library is kicking off its 2017 summer reading program with a Book It! 5K at Veterans Park on May 20. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:46 PM People

Hoover library spring book sale-3

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Library staff and volunteers have been setting out thousands of used books for sale Friday and Saturday. more

Apr 27, 2017 6:25 PM News


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The Launchpads are tablets especially designed for youth ages 3-10 and are pre-loaded with ad-free apps that are designed to be fun and educational. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:10 PM People

Southern Voices Mary Kubica

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Saturday's authors conference concluded five days of celebrations of writing, music and art. more

Feb 25, 2017 10:13 PM People

Rebecca Wells 2-24-17

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The New York Times bestselling author and actress performed the roles of three characters in her novels to a sold-out audience at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Feb 24, 2017 11:28 PM People

Nick Millevoi's Desertion Trio 9-15-16

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The instrumental group plays a mixture of avant garde jazz, modern classical and rock 'n' roll music. more

Jan 31, 2017 11:24 AM People

Hoover Public Library sign

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The Hoover Recreation Center and Aldridge Gardens will be open, and garbage pickup will continue as normal Monday. more

Jan 12, 2017 1:12 PM News

Rebecca Wells

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Tickets for the Saturday authors conference at the 2017 Southern Voices Festival also are selling briskly. more

Jan 10, 2017 11:13 AM News

Hoover Public Library Oct 2015

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City offices are closed Friday through Monday, but some buildings have different hours. more

Dec 28, 2016 9:49 AM News

Amanda Borden 11-8-16

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She hopes to make the library even more of a community hub and wants to consider the idea of library branches again. more

Dec 26, 2016 1:43 PM People

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