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The five-day celebration is scheduled for Feb. 18-22. Tickets go on sale Jan. 7. Read more

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Southern Voices 2-23-19

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Eight authors shared their life stories and the stories of their characters. Read more

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Jody Bicking and coworker Kevin McKenzie have noticed a gap in leadership books. Read more

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Heather Jones Skaggs

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This one will be called the "Hidden History of Hoover" and will focus on personal untold stories from communities along Shades Mountain, from Bluff Park to Brock's Gap and including Ross Bridge and The Preserve. Read more

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Southern Voices 2-24-18 (1)

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Eight authors shared their arduous journeys of completing books and the joys and pitfalls of being a writer. Read more

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Southern Voices 2018 Andrew Gross

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Connections, coupled with persistence, really do matter. Read more

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Hoover library 2017 fall book sale

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

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

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Nia Mya Reese's book, "How To Deal With and Care For Your Annoying Little Brother," continues to resonate with people and draw attention. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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

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Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. Read more

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Rebecca Wells

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The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. Read more

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Southern Voices 2016 Erik Larson

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Larson, who has had five books on the New York Times bestseller list, gave a peek into the world of narrative nonfiction. Read more

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  • Hoover library book drop

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    Hoover library book drop

    Aubrie Jackson, a courier for the city of Hoover, Alabama, picks up books and other items from a remote book drop at Greystone Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.

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    Author George Singleton is scheduled to speak at the 2020 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Feb. 22, 2020.

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    The authors of these three books — Laura Lippman, Snowden Wright and George Singleton — are scheduled to speak at the 2020 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Feb. 21-22, 2020.

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    Snowden Wright, the author of "American Pop," is scheduled to speak at the 2020 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Feb. 22, 2020.

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    Author George Singleton is scheduled to speak at the 2020 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama on Feb. 22, 2020.

  • Emily Carpenter

    Emily Carpenter

    Author Emily Carpenter is scheduled to speak at the 2020 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Feb. 22, 2020.

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