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Upcoming Events

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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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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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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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!

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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.

FREE EVENT
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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Open Lab: Computer Help

Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 2:00pm
This is an open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. No sign-up is neccessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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Together With Twos - Doggie Days

Monday, 29 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 - Doggie Days

Monday, 29 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, 29 September 2014 - 3:00pm
Join us in making newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Teens and adults. 444-7840
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Mother Goose: Duck and Goose

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Fuzzie Blankie

Tuesday, 30 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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Open Lab: Learning to Type

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 10:00am
This is an open lab where patrons can use Keyboarding software to improve their typing skills. No sign-up is necessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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Mother Goose: Duck and Goose

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Wonka World

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 4:30pm
Join Charlie and Umpa Lumpas for fun and games in Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Registration begins Sept. 9. Grades 1-3
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 30 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: All About Me

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Riverchase Day School Storytime Field Trip

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 10:00am
All 4-yr-old classes from Riverchase Day School are coming to the library for a special storytime.
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Tiny Tot Tales: All About Me

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Dinosaur Roar

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 10:00am
SKYPE WITH THE AUTHOR!!

Join us as we discuss Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler
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Open Lab: Computer Help

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 10:00am
This is an open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. No sign-up is neccessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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Storytime Live - Silly Willy

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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PJ Storytime: Bubbles

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Saturday, 4 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Kidz Kitchen with Hello Kitty

Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 10:30am
Make Halloween inspired treats that are adorable and delicious. Free event for all ages.
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Sunday, 5 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Poland

Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 2:30pm
Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents FREE programs on food and coffee from the world. Join us as we explore Poland in October! Complimentary samples provided!

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Monday, 6 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Together With Twos - Fish Tales

Monday, 6 October 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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Friends of the Hoover Library

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 10:00am
Glenny Brock presents the history of the Lyric Theatre.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m.

444-7840
Theatre Level Meeting Rooms 10 am
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Together With Twos - Fish Tales

Monday, 6 October 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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Top 10 Trees for Fall Color

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Discover the best trees to add excitement and beauty to your fall home landscape. Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. 444-7840
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Mother Goose: Dance to the Music

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Dandy Dogs

Tuesday, 7 October 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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Introduction to Personal Computing

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce library patrons to the Windows operating system. It covers an introduction to the desktop and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus, toolbars and icons.

The class includes a demonstration of the basic features of the Windows operating system , along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and toolbars. The class includes step-by-step instruction on how to create, delete and rename folders and files.
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