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Banned Books Week

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 12:00pm
Dr. William Hutchings, a professor at UAB, will discuss banned books.
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Unknown Lyric

Sunday, 2 October 2016 - 2:30pm
Classical/fusion guitar and violin duo from Atlanta return to Hoover for a thrilling and inspiring afternoon of music.
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Friends of the Hoover Library Meeting

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 9:45am
Marvin Clemons, author of The Great Temple of Travel: A Pictorial History of Birmingham Terminal Station 1909-1969. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. The public is welcome. 444-7840
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Traditional Instruments Reimagined: Matt Bryant and Holland Hopson

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 6:30pm
UAB professor Matt Bryant and UA professor Holland Hopson both have radically reinterpreted their respective instruments: Bryant with the ukulele and Hopson with the banjo. Utilizing looping, sampling, and other electronic augmentations, both musicians have expanded the vocabulary of their instruments. They will play separate sets for their performance here.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 8 October 2016 - 1:00pm
Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with us.

FREE EVENT!
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Spanish Conversation Club

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 7:00pm
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture! Some experience with Spanish is suggested.
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French Conversation Club

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 7:00pm
Practice your French and celebrate the culture! Some experience with French is suggested.
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East 59 Cafe Grand Opening with Farris, York & Sledge

Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 4:30pm
The grand opening celebration of East 59 Cafe in the Hoover Library will feature free samples, door prizes, and music provided by Farris, York & Sledge. Farris, York & Sledge are a jazz trio from Muscle Shoals featuring Bryan Farris (guitar), Micah York (drums), and Kevin Sledge (bass).
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Friends of the Library Meeting: Presidential Trivia

Monday, 7 November 2016 - 9:45am
Presented by Jerry Desmond, ⁠director of the Birmingham History Museum. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. Meetings begin at 10 a.m. The public is welcome. 444-7840
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Spanish Conversation Club

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - 7:00pm
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture! Some experience with Spanish is suggested.
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 12 November 2016 - 1:00pm
Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with us.

FREE EVENT!
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Corey Nolan featuring Ashley Spurling

Sunday, 13 November 2016 - 2:30pm
In the spring of 2015 he was awarded first place in the statewide, “Make Music Alabama” songwriting competition hosted by the Alys Stephens Center. A prolific writer, he is always bringing new songs to the stage, whether it be a traditional venue, intimate house show, or festival.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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French Conversation Club

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 7:00pm
Practice your French and celebrate the culture! Some experience with French is suggested.
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After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

Friday, 18 November 2016 - 7:00pm
Put your game face on and meet up with your fellow gamers! Bring your own games to share or play one of ours.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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International Games Day @ Your Library!

Saturday, 19 November 2016 - 10:00am
The American Library Association sponsors this fun day of gaming! We'll have game demos and door prizes.

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Library Plaza
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