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Upcoming Events

Gene Fambrough - POSTPONED

Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 2:30pm
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Gene Fambrough's performance has been postponed. We are working with Dr. Fambrough to reschedule the concert and will announce the new performance date as soon as possible.

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Together With Twos - Down on the Farm

Monday, 20 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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Together With Twos - Down on the Farm

Monday, 20 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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Neuroscience Cafe - Early Life Trauma and Resilience

Monday, 20 April 2015 - 6:30pm
With Merida Grant, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Lori McMahon, Ph.D. Professor of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology.
Theatre Level Meeting Rooms - Free Event
Presented by UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. 444-7840
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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