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Upcoming Events

Chambless & Muse

Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 2:30pm
Guitar and flute duo perform the music of Scotland and Ireland.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Together With Twos - Diggin' Dinosaurs

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 9:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Together With Twos - Diggin' Dinosaurs

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 10:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Helping Hands

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 3:00pm
Join us in making newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Teens and adults. 444-7840
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This Just In!

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 6:30pm
A new-books book club for grades 4-6! Which of the latest are really the greatest? Read a book published in the last six months. Meet and make a commercial to spread the word.
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Neuroscience Cafe - Multiple Sclerosis

Monday, 15 September 2014 - 6:30pm
A clinician and/or researcher from UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center will present a program on "Multiple Sclerosis: How Does Your Immune System Talk to Your Brain?"
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Mother Goose: I Spy

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Bugs 'n' Stuff

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 10:00am
Join Ms. Polly for 20 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays for children birth to 12 months and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Basic Word (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents.
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Mother Goose: I Spy

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Mr. P's Just Art

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Create your own one of a kind masterpiece with Mr. P! All ages
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Join us every Tuesday for English instruction! Classes are free and no registration is required. Basic and intermediate classes are offered.
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Glue Gun Gang: Craft Supplies Swap

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Bring your extra arts and crafts supplies for a casual swap. Show off your current projects. Stop by and say hello! Adults only. Free event.
Reservations are NOT required. Call 444-7840 for more information.
Come to either or both sessions.
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Tiny Tot Tales: A World of Colors

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group - Pop Culture

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 10:30am
Join others to discuss your nonfiction book of choice in this month's genre: Pop Culture. Stop by the Nonfiction Department for suggestions. 444-7840.
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Tiny Tot Tales: A World of Colors

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Plenty of Pigs

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Basic Publisher (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 6:00pm
This class is designed to introduce the student to Microsoft
Publisher, a desktop publishing application that helps create
eye-catching newsletters, flyers, brochures, programs, and
web sites.
The class includes a demonstration of the application and its
basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver
through the menus and toolbars. Includes step-by-step instructions
on how to create and edit publications will also be
included.
This class covers formatting text, indentations and tabs, the
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Author Time @ Hoover Library: David Gillham

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 10:00am
Skype with the author of City of Women.

FREE EVENT
THEATRE LEVEL MEETING ROOMS
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Basic Word (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars.

The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents.
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Storytime Live - Dance to the Music

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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Glue Gun Gang: Craft Supplies Swap

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 10:30am
Bring your extra arts and crafts supplies for a casual swap. Show off your current projects. Stop by and say hello! Adults only. Free event.
Reservations are NOT required. Call 444-7840 for more information.
Come to either or both sessions.

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PJ Storytime: Monkey Trouble

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Frugalistics: Monthly Coupon Swap

Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 11:00am
Bring coupons you don't need and swap for ones you do. 444-7840.
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The Library Theatre 2014-2015 Season

Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 4:00pm
This show is part of The Library Theatre's 2014-2015 season.
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The Library Theatre 2014-2015 Season

Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 8:00pm
This show is part of The Library Theatre's 2014-2015 season.
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Together With Twos - Cool Cats

Monday, 22 September 2014 - 9:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Together With Twos - Cool Cats

Monday, 22 September 2014 - 10:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Monday at the Movies: Yours, Mine, & Ours

Monday, 22 September 2014 - 2:00pm
NR (1968)
111 minutes

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY THEATRE
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Monday at the Movies: Yours, Mine, & Ours

Monday, 22 September 2014 - 6:30pm
NR (1968)
111 minutes

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY THEATRE
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The Ukrainian Revolution of 2014 and Putin's Russia

Monday, 22 September 2014 - 7:00pm
UAB's Dr. George Liber will lead a discussion of how the events in Ukraine in November 2013 to the present triggered the increased tensions between Russia, on the one hand, and the United States and the European Union, on the other. What does this confrontation over Ukraine represent? Where will it lead? 444-7840
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Mother Goose: Silly Willy

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Basic Excel (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and toolbars.
The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to use the ribbon interface. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit spreadsheets.
The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft Excel.
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Early Birds - Red Light, Green Light

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 10:00am
Join Ms. Polly for 20 minutes of stories, songs, and fingerplays for children birth to 12 months and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Mother Goose: Silly Willy

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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The Most Famous Challenged and Banned Books

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:00pm
Dr. William Hutchings from the UAB Department of English will talk about the most famous banned and challenged books. Then you can check them out from the library!

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Teen Library Board

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Want to get volunteer credit for helping plan library programs? Join us for the TLB's first meeting. Snacks served! For Hoover students grades 7-12.
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Join us every Tuesday for English instruction! Classes are free and no registration is required. Basic and intermediate classes are offered.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Hot Diggity Dogs!

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Hot Diggity Dogs!

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - School Daze

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Basic Publisher (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 6:00pm
This class is designed to introduce the student to Microsoft
Publisher, a desktop publishing application that helps create
eye-catching newsletters, flyers, brochures, programs, and
web sites.
The class includes a demonstration of the application and its
basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver
through the menus and toolbars. Includes step-by-step instructions
on how to create and edit publications will also be
included.
This class covers formatting text, indentations and tabs, the
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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and toolbars.
The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to use the ribbon interface. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit spreadsheets.
The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft Excel.
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Storytime Live - Bundles of Babies

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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Allen Tolbert Unit

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Acoustic trio featuring guitar, mandolin and bass is predominantly bluegrass, but also has jazz elements.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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PJ Stortyime: Breakfast for Dinner

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 7:00pm
Join us for a discussion of the book "Brave Companions" by David McCullough.
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Caffeine and Canvas

Friday, 26 September 2014 - 4:00pm
Mr. P leads students in creating their own masterpiece. Registration begins Sept. 5. Grades 4-6
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After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

Friday, 26 September 2014 - 7:00pm
Enjoy video games, Apples to Apples, Scrabble, Munchkin, Fluxx and more.
Have a game you’d like to share? Bring it with you! 7:00 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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Write Club

Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 10:30am
Write Club, the library's monthly forum for amateur writers, will encourage your literary aspirations by providing an environment for you to network, share your writing, receive moral support and offer constructive criticism.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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