FREE basic or intermediate English classes are offered every Tuesday evening this fall. No registration is required. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Tuesdays, November 1, 8*, 15, 22 & 29 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms *On November 8, follow the signs to class location
First Thursday Fiction Book Group
Join us for a discussion of The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure. Refreshments provided as well as books for the next meeting. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Thursday, November 3 at 10 am--Fitzgerald Room
East 59 Cafe Preview Celebration!
Preview East 59 Cafe on the Library Plaza with free samples, door prizes and music by the Farris, York & Sledge jazz trio. Call 444-7821 or visit www.east59.net for more information about the event or the new cafe.
Thursday, November 3 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm--Library Plaza
English Conversation Club
Join us for informal English practice for speakers of other languages. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Thursdays, November 3, 10 & 17 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm--Library Plaza
Thank A Vet Week Veterans Reception
Join us at the library for the City of Hoover's Thank A Vet Week kick-off event. There will be a program, reception, Alabama Youth Symphony Concert and a special flag lowering ceremony. The celebration continues throughout the week with daily flag lowering ceremonies, a Presidential trivia program, a documentary about American military life, and several patriotic displays throughout the library.
Sunday, November 6 Program: The Library Theatre, 2 pm Concert: The Library Theatre, 2:45 pm Reception: Library Plaza, 3:15 pm Flag Lowering Ceremony: Flagpole, 4 pm
Friends of the Hoover Library: Presidential Trivia
Jerry Desmond, director of the Birmingham History Center Museum will lead a Presidential Trivia program and share facts about our nation's leaders. Refreshments provided. Call 444-7840 for more information.
Monday, November 7 at 10 am--Library Plaza
The Homefront tells the stories of pride, patriotism, sacrifice and resilience in America's modern military families (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! Call 444-7840 for more information.
Monday, November 7 at 2 pm & 6:30 pm--The Library Theatre
Discoveries in the Making
UAB Graduate School students present their research. This month, Caitlin Pope will discuss "The Science of Distracted Driving," and Haley Johnson Bishop will discuss "Driving Through the Lens of Autism." FREE! Call 444-7840 for more information.
Monday, November 7 at 6:30 pm--Youth Program Room
The A, B, C & Ds of Medicare
Get simple and straightforward answers about Medicare at this free educational workshop with health insurance specialist Karen Haiflich. Call 444-7816 for more information.
Tuesday, November 8 at 1 pm--Adult Program Room
Spanish Conversation Club
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture! Some knowledge of the language is recommended. Adults only, 17+. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Tuesday, November 8 from 7 pm - 8 pm--Library Plaza
Culinary Herbs: Medicine from the Spice Cabinet
Spices are nutrient dense and also contain properties beyond seasoning. Program presented by Antonia Viteri. For more information, call 444-7840.
Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 pm--Adult Program Room
Second Thursday Book Group
Join us for a discussion of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Refreshments provided as well as books for the next meeting. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Thursday, November 10 at 10 am--Fitzgerald Room
Veterans Day--Library Closed
The Hoover Library and East 59 Cafe will be closed on Friday, November 11, to observe Veterans Day.
Regular Hours will resume Saturday, November 12.
How to Find Grants
Learn to use the Foundation Center Cooperative database to find grants for nonprofits and individuals. Reservations required. Call 444-7816 to register for one of two sessions.
Saturday, November 12 at 10:30 am Sunday, November 13 at 2:30 pm Training Center
Purl @ the Plaza
Winter is coming! Join others who love to knit, crochet or embroider. Call 444-7821 for more information.
Saturday, November 12 from 1 pm - 5 pm--Library Plaza
Corey Nolen Featuring Ashley Spurling
Corey Nolen was awarded first place in the 2015 statewide Make Music Alabama songwriting competition. A prolific writer, he is always bringing new songs to the stage, whether it be a traditional venue, intimate house show, or festival. FREE! Call 444-7821 for more information.
Sunday, November 13 at 2:30 pm--Library Plaza
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens welcome. Call 444-7840 for more information.
Monday, November 14 from 3 pm - 8:30 pm--Adult Program Room
Glue Gun Gang: Sock Snowman
This craft makes a great gift. Adults only. FREE! Reservations required. Call 444-7840 to sign up, beginning November 1.
Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30 pm Thursday, November 17 at 10:30 am Adult Program Room
French Conversation Club
Practice your French and celebrate the culture! Some experience with the language is recommended. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Tuesday, November 15 from 7 pm - 8 pm--Library Plaza
Thank a Vet Author Skype
Skype with Siobhan Fallon, author of You Know When the Men Are Gone. Join us to discuss stories of those left behind when soldiers are deployed. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Wednesday, November 16 at 10 am--Theatre Conference Room
No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group
Join us to discuss this month's genre: Military History and War. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Wednesday, November 16 at 10:30 am--Adult Program Room
Dailey and Vincent--SOLD OUT!
Nine-time Grammy award winners individually and three-time Grammy award nominees collectively, this duo is one of the most reputable and elite in bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music. Visit www.thelibrarytheatre.com or contact the Box Office at 444-7888 for ticket and waiting list information.
Tickets $25 Wednesday, November 16 at 7:30 pm--SOLD OUT Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 pm--SOLD OUT Friday, November 18 at 7:30 pm--SOLD OUT The Library Theatre
After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite
Put your game face on and team up with your fellow gamers! Bring your favorite tabletop game or try out one from the library's collection. Call 444-7821 for more information.
Friday, November 18 from 7 pm - 10 pm--Library Plaza
International Games Day @ Your Library!
This fun day of gaming will include game demonstrations and door prizes! Bring a game from home or check out what the library's collection has to offer. Call 444-7821 for more information.
Saturday, November 19 from 10:30 am - 5 pm--Library Plaza
Share and network with other aspiring writers. Call 444-7820 for more information.
Saturday, November 19 at 10:30 am--Adult Program Room
Thanksgiving Week Color & Chill
Drop in any time to relax during this week-long adult coloring event. All supplies are provided. Adults and teens welcome. FREE! Call 444-7840 for more information.
Monday, November 21 - Wednesday, November 23 Saturday, November 27 - Sunday, November 28 Open - Close each day Adult Program Room
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Wednesday, November 23: OPEN 9 am - 6 pm
Thursday, November 24: CLOSED
Friday, November 25: CLOSED
Neuroscience Cafe: Your Brain on Estrogen
Presented by Lori McMahon, PhD, Director of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center, and Emily Goulet, MD, Fellow, UAB Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. NEUROSCIENCE CAFE is an ongoing series from the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center in which experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion and answer questions for the community.
Monday, November 28 at 6:30 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms
Monday at the Movies: The Monuments Men
Join us for a screening of The Monuments Men (PG-13, 118 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! Call 444-7820 for more information.
Monday, November 28 at 2 pm & 6:30 pm--The Library Theatre
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