FREE digital movies,TV shows, and music available to Hoover residents. No holds! No waiting! Visit www.hooverlibrary.org, call 444-7821, or visit the Plaza desk for more information.
NEW!! Novel Destinations
In a reading rut? Complete a reading survey and receive personalized reading suggestions! To find out more, visit our website, call 444-7820 or stop by the Fiction Department.
Adult English Classes
FREE basic or intermediate English classes. No registration required. Call 444-7820 for information.
Tuesday, April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms
First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Chaperone
Join us for a discussion of The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty. Refreshments provided as well as books for the next meeting.
Thursday, April 3 at 10 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms
Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Sweden
Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe explores Sweden's culture and native foods. Free presentation and samples. Call 444-7821.
Sunday, April 6 at 2:30 pm--Library Plaza
Friends of the Hoover Library Membership Coffee
Stop by for refreshments, learn about the Friends' activities and join or renew your membership. Call 444-7840 for information.
Monday, April 7 from 10 am - 11:45 am--Library Plaza
Daytime Nonfiction Book Group: The Year of Living Biblically
Join us for a discussion of The Year of Living Biblically by A. J. Jacobs. Call 444-7816 for information.
Tuesday, April 8 at 10:30 am--Theatre Conference Room
Spanish Conversation Club
All Spanish fluency levels are welcome to practice and learn. Call 444-7820 for information.
Tuesday, April 8 from 7 pm - 8 pm--Library Plaza
Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: Me Before You
Join us to discuss Me Before You by JoJo Moyes. Refreshments provided as well as books for the next meeting.
Thursday, April 10 at 10 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms
After Hours @ the Plaza: Eric Essix Trio
Based in Birmingham, Eric Essix began as a fusion and contemporary jazz band leader in the early 90s. He appeared on the scene with two recorded albums of light pop, fusion, and modern material for Nova.
After Hours @ the Plaza is just like seeing a concert in your own living room. Free beer tasting provided by Good People Brewing Company. Tickets available online or by calling the Library Theatre Box Office at 444-7888.
Tickets $12.50 Friday, April 11 at 8 pm--The Library Plaza
Purl @ the Plaza
Bring out the colors of spring by crafting with your fellow hobbyists!
Saturday, April 12 from 3 pm - 5 pm--Library Plaza
Read Your Own Adventure Book Group
Share your favorite contemporary fiction book and learn about other great reads! Call 444-7820.
Monday, April 14 from 7 pm - 8 pm--Library Plaza
No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group
This month's genre: Humor. Call 444-7840 for information.
Wednesday, April 16 at 10:30 am--Theatre Conference Room
Glue Gun Gang: Spring Egg Dioramas
Make a cute paper diorama with a tiny bunny inside. Adults only. Reservations required. Call 444-7840 to register.
Thursday, April 17 at 10:30 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms
Neuroscience Cafe: Major Depression
Richard Shelton, M.D., Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, UAB Department of Psychiatry, and Sarah Clinton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, present Major Depression: Lessons from the Clinic and Laboratory. Call 444-7840 for more information.
Monday, April 21 at 6:30 pm--Children's Programming Room
MakingCents Presents: Frugalistics: Tips from the Bargainomics Lady
Monthly coupon swap will follow the program. MakingCents is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart Investing@your library, a partnership with the American Library Association. Call 444-7840 for more information.
Tuesday, April 22 at 10:30 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms
Rob Alley Quintet with Jil Chambless
Six-piece band performs selections from Byron Arnold's Folk Songs of Alabama. FREE EVENT! Call 444-7821 for information.
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 pm--Library Plaza
Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group: The Disappearing Spoon
Pledge or Donate to the Public Libraries in Jefferson County through Birdies for Charity!
Charity begins on the golf course at the Regions Tradition. You have the opportunity to make the Public Libraries In Jefferson County a big winner by participating in the Birdies for Charity program. We will receive every single penny of the donations generated on our behalf! Additionally, you have a chance to win great prizes when you pitch in to help us! Simply make a pledge of $0.02 or more per birdie or make a flat pledge of $15 or more. To create additional excitement, the Regions Tradition is giving you the chance to "Guess the Birdies" that will be made during the tournament by the Champions Tour Players. If you guess correctly, you could win two tickets to the 2014 Iron Bowl at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama! It is expected that around 950 birdies are going to be made based on past tournaments.
Why is your pledge important? The top ten organizations that raise the most money will receive additional funds from Red Diamond on behalf of the Regions Tradition. The top 10 charities get "Red Diamond Bonus Bucks"with the top charity receiving $10,000.