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 about 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.
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.
|Circulation / Information||205.444.7800|
|Movies and Music||205.444.7815|
|Children's "Tele a Tale"||205.444.7838|
|Nonfiction and Reference||205.444.7840|
|Technology Hub (Class Signup)||205.444.7747|
|The Library Theatre / Box Office||205.444.7888|
|After Hours Book Renewals||205.226.3790|
|Monday - Saturday||9 a.m.||6 p.m.|
|Monday - Saturday (Curbside)||10 a.m.||6 p.m.|
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.
Hal Humphrey, President
Michael Krawcheck, Trustee Emeritus
Eloise Martens, Trustee Emeritus
The Library Board meets the third 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. Zoom meeting details will be provided as needed.
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
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.
Please take a moment to read our annual report. There is a lot more statistical data and other information about our services. 2019 Annual Report.
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 (link or icon) on the right-hand side of the page.
|Monday||September 7, 2020||Labor Day|
|Wednesday||November 11, 2020||Veteran's Day|
|Wednesday||November 25, 2020||OPEN - Close at 6pm|
|Thursday||November 26, 2020||Thanksgiving|
|Friday||November 27, 2020||Day After Thanksgiving|
|November or December||TBA||Close at 3:00pm - Christmas Tree Lighting|
|Wednesday||December 23, 2020||OPEN-Close at 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||December 24, 2020||Christmas Eve|
|Friday||December 25. 2020||Christmas Day|
|Saturday||December 26, 2020||Day After Christmas|
|Thursday||December 31, 2020||New Year's Eve|
|Friday||January 1, 2021||New Year's Day|