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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

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. 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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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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