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Once a month at the Hoover Public Library, UAB Physical Therapist Cathy Carver coordinates an event exposing able-bodied children in the Hoover community to disabled adults. more

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Founding member Eloise Martens and board member Sara Rast both are stepping off the board when their terms end Dec. 1. more

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The free class is being offered at the Hoover Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 30. more

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Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (30)

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The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

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The Hoover City Council has budgeted $45,000 to add at least three more book drops in other parts of Hoover. more

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Kids who want to get an early start on Halloween will have a chance at the Hoover Public Library on Oct. 26 as the library hosts a “Nightmare Before Halloween” event. more

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The fourth annual SciFi/Fantasy Fest returns to Hoover on July 27-29. more

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The Hoover school system is partnering with the Hoover Public Library to offer free lunches for children on weekdays this summer. more

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Even in the age of the Internet, reading is a powerful tool to stimulate a child’s imagination, according to Jeremy Davis, coordinator of the children’s department at Hoover Public Library. more

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Southern Voices authors conference

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The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. more

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Tickets go on sale Jan. 5 for the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library. more

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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

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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

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Hoover library 2017 fall book sale

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

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Hoover library renovation Aug 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 16

    Balloons help decorate the Hoover Public Library for the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Hoover Public Library employee Madalyn Cohron, at right, serves coffee to guests at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (13)

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (13)

    Rosie Martin, 5, of the Loch Ridge community in Hoover, Alabama, dresses as a deer at the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (9)

    Ella Prevatte, 7, of the Trace Crossings community in Hoover, Alabama, at left, and Attlena Zou, 5, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, make hats in the Mad Hatter's haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (10)

    Robbie Crawford, also kown as the Mad Hatter, welcomes guests to his haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (8)

    Mackenzie Reyes, 6, of Hoover, Alabama, makes a hat in the Mad Hatter's haberdashery in the "Alice in Wonderland" section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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