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About the Hoover Public Library

Located in Hoover, Alabama, the Hoover Public Library has been on the scene since 1983. We hope to revolutionize the way you think about libraries. For more information out the City of Hoover, visit www.hooveralabama.gov.

The Hoover Public Library is a member library of the Jefferson County Library Cooperative. For more information about JCLC, visit jclc.org.

Our Mission

The overall purpose of the Hoover Public Library is to serve all the citizens of Hoover by offering the services, resources, and facilities to fulfill their informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs and interests. The term "citizens" encompasses individuals and groups of every age, education, philosophy, occupation, economic level, ethnic origin, and human condition.

Phone Directory

Location Phone Number
Circulation / Information 205.444.7800
Movies and Music 205.444.7815
Adult Fiction 205.444.7820
Plaza 205.444.7821
Teens 205.444.7826
Children 205.444.7830
Children's "Tele a Tale" 205.444.7838
Nonfiction and Reference 205.444.7840
Business 205.444.7816
Technology Hub (Class Signup) 205.444.7747
Administration 205.444.7810
The Library Theatre / Box Office 205.444.7888
Book Renewals 205.444.7800
After Hours Book Renewals 205.226.3790

Hours of Operation

 Day Open Close
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. 9 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Sunday 2 p.m. 6 p.m.

Virtual Tour

Directions

Traveling west from Anniston / Leeds:

Follow I-20 West to I-459 South and exit at Hoover/Pelham exit #13. Turn right onto Highway 31 North. At the first light, turn right onto Municipal Drive. Library parking is immediately on the left.

Traveling east from Tuscaloosa / Bessemer:

Follow I-59 North to I-459 North and exit at Hoover / Pelham exit #13. Turn left onto Highway 31 North. At second traffic light, turn right onto Municipal Drive. Library parking is immediately on left.

Traveling south from Cullman / Birmingham:

Follow I-65 South to I-459 South and exit at Hoover/Pelham exit #13. Turn right onto Highway 31 North. At the first light, turn right onto Municipal Drive. Library parking is immediately on the left.

Traveling north from Montgomery / Alabaster:

Follow I-65 North to I-459 South and exit at Hoover/Pelham exit #13. Turn right onto Highway 31 North. At the first light, turn right onto Municipal Drive. Library parking is immediately on the left.

Library Board

  • Sara Rast
  • Hal Humphrey
  • Eloise Martens
  • Colleen Eikmeier
  • Ruth Cole

The Library Board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Library Board Room, located on the Administrative Level of the Library. The public is invited to attend. If you desire to be notified of regular or special meetings to be conducted by the Library Board, contact Administration at (205) 444-7810. Administration will provide the necessary information to inform you regarding your placement on the official Notification List.

RESOLUTION OF THE LIBRARY BOARD OF THE CITY OF HOOVER TO PROVIDE THAT A NOTIFICATION LIST BE ESTABLISHED TO COMPLY WITH THE ALABAMA OPEN MEETINGS LAW AND TO ADOPT ROBERT'S RULES OF ORDER

Statistics

2016 Statistics  
Membership 58,016
Total Collection 294,653
Total Circulation 1,437,316

Ranked fourth in the state in circulation, Hoover Public Library is the only single-unit library in Alabama to achieve such a high ranking.As part of the larger Jefferson County Library Cooperative, Hoover Public Library has the single highest circulation rate of the 42 libraries in the system.

Employment

The Hoover Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, creed gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status orany other legally protected status.

For current open positions with the City of Hoover go to www.hooveralabama.gov.
Look for the Job Opportunities link on the left hand side of the page.


Holiday Closings

Day Date Holiday
Friday December 23, 2016 Christmas Eve (holiday recognized)
Saturday December 24, 2016 Christmas Eve
Sunday December 25, 2016 Christmas Day
Monday December 26, 2016 Christmas Day (holiday recognized)
Friday December 30, 2016 New Year's Eve (holiday recognized)
Saturday December 31, 2016 New Year's Eve
Sunday January 1, 2017 New Year's Day
Monday January 2, 2017 New Year's Day (holiday recognized)
Monday January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday April 14, 2017 Good Friday
Sunday April 16, 2017 Easter
Monday May 29, 2017 Memorial Day
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Independence Day
Friday August 11, 2017 Staff Day
Monday September 4, 2017 Labor Day
Friday November 10, 2017 Veteran's Day (holiday recognized)
Saturday November 11, 2017 Veteran's Day
Wednesday November 22, 2017 OPEN - Close early at 6pm
Thursday November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving
Friday November 24. 2017 Day After Thanksgiving
  TBA Closing at 3pm for Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday December 23, 2017 Closed
Sunday December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve
Monday December 25, 2017 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26, 2017 Closed
Sunday December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve
Monday January 1, 2017 New Year's Day
Tuesday January 2, 2017 Closed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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