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Father Goose: Deep Blue Sea

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 9:30am
Stories songs and snacks for ones and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Early Birds - Beach Blanket Babies

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 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, 21 April 2015 - 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 tool bars.

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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Father Goose: Deep Blue Sea

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 10:30am
Stories songs and snacks for ones and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Recycled Crafts

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 4:30pm
Celebrate Earth Day by upcycling. Registration begins April 7. Grades 1-3
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 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: A to Z

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: A to Z

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Fish Frenzy

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Five-Star Trails: Birmingham

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 7:00pm
Local author, Tom Spencer, will discuss his book, Five-Star Trails: Birmingham: Your Guide to the Area's Most Beautiful Hikes. Book signing to follow. Free event. 444-7840
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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 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 - Days of the Week

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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Art Reception - Mohammad Dolatabadi

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 5:30pm
Join us for a reception honoring April Featured Artist, Mohammad Dolatabadi.
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PJ Storytime: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 7:00pm
Join us for a discussion of the book The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson. 444-7840
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Write Club presents Joe Samuel Starnes: Author of Red Dirt

Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 10:30am
Author Joe Samuel Starnes will discuss his latest book, "Red Dirt: A Tennis Novel," along with his previous two books "The Calling" and "Fall Line." Book signing to follow.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Storybook Brunch

Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 10:30am
Join Ms. AnnaBeth for a new once-a-month, action-packed Saturday storytime. Served with a breakfast snack. All ages.
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Excel: Crash Course!

Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 2:00pm
This class is designed to introduce new users to the basics of 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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Together With Twos - Best of the Best

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 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 Board Meeting

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 10:00am
Board Meeting
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Together With Twos - Best of the Best

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 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: Field of Dreams

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 2:00pm
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Monday at the Movies: Field of Dreams

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 6:30pm
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Father Goose: Favorites

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 9:30am
Stories songs and snacks for ones and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Early Birds - FAVORITES

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 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: Computer Help

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 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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Father Goose: Favorites

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 10:30am
Stories songs and snacks for ones and their caregiver. Register each week.
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Calling all Teen Volunteers

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 6:00pm
Interested in volunteering this summer? Apply, interview and train for your assignment. All volunteers must attend this session. For Hoover students entering grades 8-12.
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Celebrate Australia

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Enjoy treats and entertainment from the land down under. Fun for the whole family. Free Event
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 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: Every Hero Has a Story

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Every Hero Has a Story

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Mmm, Dessert

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Storytime Live - All Dressed Up

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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PJ Storytime: High Five

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Mini Golf in the Library!

Friday, 1 May 2015 - 4:30pm
Challenges abound when we turn the library into a mini golf course!
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The Library Theatre 2014-2015 Season

Saturday, 2 May 2015 - 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, 2 May 2015 - 8:00pm
This show is part of The Library Theatre's 2014-2015 season.
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Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Mexico

Sunday, 3 May 2015 - 2:30pm
Coffee-ol-ogy Café presents FREE programs on food and coffee from around the world. In April, we'll explore the cuisine of Mexico. Complimentary samples provided.
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Beekeeping

Monday, 4 May 2015 - 6:30pm
Learn about the importance of bees and how to get started in beekeeping. Presented by an expert from the Jefferson County Beekeepers Association. FREE. Adult Programming Room. 6:30 pm. 444-7840
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History of Southern Flight

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 11:30am
Bring your lunch and listen to local historian Jim Phillips present interesting facts, stories, and amusements about the region’s flight history. Drinks and sweets will be provided. 444-7840
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Thursday, 7 May 2015 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Monk Kidd.
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Steel City Jug Slammers

Thursday, 7 May 2015 - 6:30pm
Playing a mixture of traditional and homemade instruments, SCJS plays the delta blues and old-time music that hearkens back to early 1900s juke joints.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Homelessness 101

Friday, 8 May 2015 - 10:00am
Workshop presented by One Roof. Learn about homelessness, helpful resources and specific “do’s and don’ts” regarding interaction with people who are experiencing homelessness. FREE. Registration required. 444-7840
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 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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Waking Sleeping Beauty

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 2:00pm
Go inside the fabled animation studio and learn the secrets behind its
creative rebirth. Free admission and refreshments! (2009, PG, 86 minutes) 444-7840
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Helping Hands

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 3:00pm
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. 444-7840
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Waking Sleeping Beauty

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 6:30pm
Go inside the fabled animation studio and learn the secrets behind its
creative rebirth. Free admission and refreshments! (2009, PG, 86 minutes) 444-7840
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Trivia Night at Beef 'O' Brady's

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 7:00pm
Round up your friends and compete for great prizes at local Hoover restaurant, Beef 'O' Brady's (5519 Grove Blvd.)

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Daytime Nonfiction Book Group

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 10:30am
Join us for a discussion of the book Brave Companions: Portraits in History by David McCullough.
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