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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 Hoover Public Library seeks to reinvent the way communities view libraries. As the heart and soul of the Hoover community, we are more than just a library. We’re the place you come to meet your friends, experience live theater, peruse art, listen to music, entertain your children, learn about new technology, seek job searching assistance, explore your interests, find good book recommendations and much, much more. We seek to grow our patronage by offering an unparalleled customer experience. When you have a question, we want the library to be the first thing that comes to mind.

Hoover Public Library Strategic Plan FY2018-FY2022

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
Wednesday November 22, 2017 OPEN - Close early at 6pm
Thursday November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving
Friday November 24. 2017 Day After Thanksgiving
Thursday November 30, 2017 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, 2018 New Year's Day
Tuesday January 2, 2018 Closed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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