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SciFi/Fantasy Fest

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The SciFi/Fantasy Fest at the Hoover Public Library and Hoover Senior Center this year will include a concert for the first time — by a steampunk band called Abney Park. Read more

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The Hoover school system is expanding its free summer lunch program to four locations this year after a successful first year last summer, child nutrition director Melinda Bonner said. Read more

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The Hoover Public Library will kick off its 2019 children and teens’ summer reading program with a Star Wars-themed event May 17. Read more

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Since 2015, Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Crestwood has hosted a yearly March Quilts event where members of the community can come to a sewing session and make a square to be featured in the quilt. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

This includes the Hoover City Hall, Hoover Public Library, Hoover Recreation Center, Hoover Senior Cente, Hoover Metropolitan Complex, Aldridge Gardens and non-emergency portions of the Hoover Public Safety Center. Read more

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The Hoover Public Library staff for the fourth year in a row will present a Christmas holiday musical for young children. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

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

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

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Southern Voices authors conference

Paula McLain photo courtesy of Nina Subin; Stephanie Powell Watts photo courtesy of Bob Watts; other photos courtesy of the authors or Hoover Public Library

The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. Read more

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