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Mother Goose: Yummy in my tummy

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 9:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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PowerPoint: Crash Course!

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce new users to the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, a
multimedia presentation application. It covers an introduction
to the application and how to perform common tasks
through the use of menus and toolbars.
The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft PowerPoint.
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Early Birds: Sleepy Time

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months. Space is limited, register each week.
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How to Find Funding for Your Education or Career Training

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 10:30am
Pamela Mapp, a Senior Administrative Analyst from the Jefferson County Center for Workforce Development, will be on hand to discuss WIA, the Workforce Investment Act. This is a great program for those wanting to re-career or reenter the job market! 444-7840
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Mother Goose: Yummy in my tummy

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Minecraft Math

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 4:00pm
Use Math to recreate parts of the Minecraft Universe in real life. Ages 5-11
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Spanish Conversation Practice for Advanced Speakers

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 7:00pm
Advanced Spanish conversation practice for advanced Spanish speakers.
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University of Montevallo Collaboration

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 9:00am
Students from College of Education will listen to presentation by outreach librarian Katie Jane Morris then tour facility.
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Rockin' Tots: Sleepy Time

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Rockin' Tots: Sleepy Time

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Publisher: Crash Course!

Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 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 : Transportation Station

Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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PJ Storytime: At the Dinner Table

Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack.
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Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 7:00pm
The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal and Hysteria in 1692 Salem by Stacy Schiff. 444-7840
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After Hours @ the Plaza: Game Nite

Friday, 27 January 2017 - 7:00pm
Team up with your friends and fellow gamers and heed the call of the tabletop! We have a great selection of board games available, or bring your own to share.

FREE EVENT
LIBRARY PLAZA
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Agatha Christie: Queen of Crime

Saturday, 28 January 2017 - 1:00pm
Join us as we celebrate the life of Dame Agatha Christie. Discussion of crime fiction by Dr. Daniel Siegel, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham's English department. Documentary showing of Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet and film showing of Murder on the Orient Express.
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Together with Twos - All Dressed Up!

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Friends of the Hoover Library Board Meeting

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 10:00am
Board Meeting
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Together with Twos - All Dressed Up!

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Monday at the Movies: Singin' in the Rain

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Singin' in the Rain

A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars', Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl is brought in to dub Lina's speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world until Lina finds out.

103 minutes | Rated G

FREE EVENT
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Story Lab: A-maze-ing Mice

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 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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Stock Market 101

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 6:30pm
Learn the basics about the stock market and how it works. Presented by UAB's Dr. Stephanie Yates. 444-7840
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Monday at the Movies: Singin' in the Rain

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 6:30pm
Singin' in the Rain

A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars', Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl is brought in to dub Lina's speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world until Lina finds out.

103 minutes | Rated G

FREE EVENT
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Mother Goose: Rawr, Rawr, Dinosaur!

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 9:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Early Birds: Baby Bonanza

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Mother Goose: Rawr, Rawr, Dinosaur!

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Spanish Conversation Practice for Advanced Speakers

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - 7:00pm
Advanced Spanish conversation practice for advanced Spanish speakers.
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Rockin' Tots: Circus Time

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Rockin' Tots: Circus Time

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 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 : Terrific Teeth

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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PJ Storytime: Groundhog Surprise

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack.
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Nick Millevoi's Desertion Trio

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 6:30pm
Philadelphia based guitar wizard touring in support of his 2016 album Desertion, which has been praised by the likes of NPR.
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Movers and Shakers - Hooray for Heroes!

Friday, 3 February 2017 - 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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Tween Scene: Valentines for Children's Hospital

Friday, 3 February 2017 - 4:00pm
Come and make a valentine to share with the kids at Children's Hospital!
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Crafty Characters presents Cupid

Saturday, 4 February 2017 - 10:30am
Meet Cupid while you make fun Valentine crafts and eat "sweet treats". All ages
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Sunday NovelTea

Sunday, 5 February 2017 - 3:00pm
The Reader's of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald.

A new fiction book group!

For more information call 444-7820.
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Together with Twos - Down on the Farm

Monday, 6 February 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Together with Twos - Down on the Farm

Monday, 6 February 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Story Lab: Groovy Buttons

Monday, 6 February 2017 - 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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Everyday Wellness: Making Sustainable Choices in Your Daily Life

Monday, 6 February 2017 - 6:30pm
Herbalist Antonia Viteri will discuss how to make sustainable choices in your daily life. 444-7840
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Reader's Cafe: Upper Elementary Book Club

Monday, 6 February 2017 - 6:30pm
February's Menu:Biography
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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Mother Goose: Bird is the Word

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 9:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 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: Giddy-Up, Baby

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Mother Goose: Bird is the Word

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Glue Gun Gang: Heart Sunglasses Case

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 6:30pm
Hand sew a great Valentine's gift for you or someone else! Adults only. Reservations required. Call 444-7840 to sign up beginning February 1. Free! 444-7840

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Spanish Conversation Club

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 7:00pm
Adults (17+) are invited to practice their Spanish and celebrate the culture. All fluency levels are welcome.
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Spanish Conversation Practice for Advanced Speakers

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 - 7:00pm
Advanced Spanish conversation practice for advanced Spanish speakers.
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Rockin' Tots: Let's Get Silly

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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