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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Thursday, 29 September 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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New Rooms Available November 1

Thursday, 29 September 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Publisher: Crash Course!

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 10:00am
This class introduces patrons 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.
The class is free of charge and designed for all library users
new to personal computing.
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ExploraStory: Wild West Rodeo

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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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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English Conversation Practice

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 6:30pm
Informal practice session to reinforce ESL classroom material.
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PJ Storytime: Crazy About Construction

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. All ages
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group interview

Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 7:00pm
rebeca cloverhouse
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New Rooms Available November 1

Friday, 30 September 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Friday, 30 September 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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Movers and Shakers: Rainbow Romp!

Friday, 30 September 2016 - 11:00am
Children with their caregivers engage in movement, music and creative story exploration to build school readiness and early literacy. Space is limited, must register. Ages 3 & 4
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New Rooms Available November 1

Saturday, 1 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Saturday, 1 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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Spin-A-Story: Zaniest Zoo

Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 10:30am
Which stories will be told? The Story Wheel will decide. Includes snack. All ages
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New Rooms Available November 1

Sunday, 2 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Sunday, 2 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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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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New Rooms Available November 1

Monday, 3 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Monday, 3 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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Together with Twos: Color Kaleidoscope

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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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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Together with Twos: Color Kaleidoscope

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Story Lab: EEK! Veggies!

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 4:00pm
Listen, laugh and learn! One story prompts lots of hands-on activites designed for 3 to 8-year-olds.
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Reader's Cafe: Upper Elementary Book Club

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 6:30pm
October's Menu: Mystery
Reader’s Café serves up books from a different genre each month. Pick a book from a chosen genre, read it, then meet and discuss. Space is limited, must register.
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Discoveries in the Making

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Two topics: “A Canine Model of Aging and Disease” and “Early Life Stress and Cardiovascular Disease.” Discoveries in the Making is an educational outreach program that seeks to share the newest research and exciting progress being made by UAB graduate students. Presented by the UAB Graduate School. 444-7840
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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Voting

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 (All day)
Voting
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New Rooms Available November 1

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Mother Goose is canceled for Oct 4.

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 9:30am
Canceled due to voting.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 10:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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Early Birds is canceled for Oct 4.

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 10:00am
Canceled due to voting.
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Mother Goose is canceled for Oct 4.

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 10:30am
Canceled due to voting
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 11:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Tech

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 4:00pm
Program Your Friends
Use unconventional techniques to learn aspects of coding. Ages 7-11
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Movie Night Out

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Read the book? Now see the movie! Join the librarians for a showing of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children at Patton Creek Carmike! We will provide admission for teens. Space is limited, must register to attend. Register 9/17-10/3
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New Rooms Available November 1

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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Rockin' Tots: Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Rockin' Tots: Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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New Rooms Available November 1

Thursday, 6 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Thursday, 6 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 10:00am
TBA
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 10:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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ExploraStory: Weather Watch

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 11:00am
This is a one hour open lab where patrons can ask questions about computers and related technology issues. Patrons must sign up ahead of time. One slot per patron. The class is free of charge.
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PJ Storytime: Oooooh Doggy!

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. All ages
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English Conversation Practice

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 6:30pm
Informal practice session to reinforce ESL classroom material.
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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.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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New Rooms Available November 1

Friday, 7 October 2016 (All day)
New Rooms Available November 1
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Theatre Level Closed for Renovation

Friday, 7 October 2016 (All day)
CLOSED - RENOVATION
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