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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
  • Michael O. Krawcheck
  • Hal Humphrey
  • Eloise Martens
  • Colleen Eikmeier

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

2014 Statistics  
Membership 61,787
Total Collection 295,709
Total Circulation 1,486,501

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 March 25, 2016 Good Friday
Saturday March 26, 2016 Network Maintenance and Upgrade
Sunday March 27, 2016 Easter
Monday May 30, 2016 Memorial Day
Monday July 4, 2016 Independence Day
  August 2016 (To Be Announced) Staff Day
Monday September 5, 2016 Labor Day
Friday November 11, 2016 Veteran's Day
Wednesday November 23, 2016 (Close at 6pm) Day Before Thanksgiving
Thursday November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving
Friday November 25, 2016 Day After Thanksgiving
  November or December 2016 (To Be Announced) Early Closing for Christmas Tree Lighting
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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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