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Together with Twos - Leaping Lizard

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Together with Twos - Leaping Lizard

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. Space is limited, register each week.
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Monday at the Movies: The Soloist

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 2:00pm
February: The Soloist

Los Angeles columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) has reached an impasse in his life. His marriage is on the rocks, and he's disillusioned with his job. Then, while wandering through L.A.'s Skid Row, he spots a homeless man (Jamie Foxx) playing a two-stringed violin with a virtuoso's skill. Lopez initially thinks of the man, named Nathaniel Ayers, as just a story idea. But as he begins to unravel the mystery of Ayers' strange fate, Lopez realizes that a change is happening within himself.

117 minutes | Rated PG-13

FREE EVENT
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Story Lab: Rocks Rock!

Monday, 27 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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Monday at the Movies: The Soloist

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 6:30pm
February: The Soloist

Los Angeles columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) has reached an impasse in his life. His marriage is on the rocks, and he's disillusioned with his job. Then, while wandering through L.A.'s Skid Row, he spots a homeless man (Jamie Foxx) playing a two-stringed violin with a virtuoso's skill. Lopez initially thinks of the man, named Nathaniel Ayers, as just a story idea. But as he begins to unravel the mystery of Ayers' strange fate, Lopez realizes that a change is happening within himself.

117 minutes | Rated PG-13

FREE EVENT
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Mother Goose: Beep, Beep! Vroom, Vroom!

Tuesday, 28 February 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, 28 February 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: Rock 'n' Roll Baby

Tuesday, 28 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: Beep, Beep! Vroom, Vroom!

Tuesday, 28 February 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: Engineering - Boats

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 4:00pm
Construct boats out of various materials and sail them to capture treasure. Ages 5-11
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Rockin' Tots: Under the Sea

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Rockin' Tots: Under the Sea

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

Thursday, 2 March 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 : Mice are Nice

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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English Conversation Club

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Informal conversation practice for speakers of other native languages.
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PJ Storytime: What's the Weather

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack.
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George Griffin & the Firebirds

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Blues and Southern rock band featuring a mixture of classic covers and original material.

LIBRARY PLAZA
FREE EVENT
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Psych Friday

Friday, 3 March 2017 - 9:00am
Your brain is the basis for everything you think, feel and do. Sessions and activities will explore what psychologists have discovered about brain, mind and behavior, from basic research to therapeutic applications. Presented in conjunction with Samford University. See website or call 444-7840 for details.
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Movers and Shakers - Weather Watch!

Friday, 3 March 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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D-I-Y Credit Repair in Five Parts

Saturday, 4 March 2017 - 10:30am
Session 1: Wise Use of Credit. 444-7816
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Sunday NovelTea

Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 3:00pm
Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

A new fiction book group!

For more information call 444-7820.
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Together with Twos - Birthday Bash

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Friends of the Library

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 9:45am
Cool Inside: A Brief History of the Alabama Theatre. Presented by Glenny Brock. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. Meeting begins at 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. 444-7840
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Together with Twos - Birthday Bash

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Slavery By Another Name - documentary screening

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 2:00pm
This powerful film challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions - the belief that slavery in the US ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation (2012, TV-PG, 90 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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Story Lab: Buzzing Bees

Monday, 6 March 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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Reader's Cafe: Upper Elementary Book Club

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 6:30pm
March Menu:Realistic Fiction
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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Slavery By Another Name - documentary screening

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 6:30pm
This powerful film challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions - the belief that slavery in the US ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation (2012, TV-PG, 90 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ⁠444-⁠7840
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VOTING

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 7:00am
County Wide School Tax Renewal Election
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Mother Goose: Barnyard Babies

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 9:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Early Birds: Into the Wild

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 10:00am
Stories, songs and fingerplays for birth to 12 months. Space is limited, register each week.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Tuesday, 7 March 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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Mother Goose: Barnyard Babies

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, and fingerplays for 12-23 Months. Space is limited, register each week.
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Raging Readers: Middle School Book Club

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Middle school is tough, but book club is fun! Meet with others to discuss different titles each month.
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Rockin' Tots: Vroom! Vroom!

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Rockin' Tots: Vroom! Vroom!

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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One-on-One Tech Help

Thursday, 9 March 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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God's House Kindergarten Field Trip

Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 10:00am
Storytime for the four-year-olds
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ExploraStory : Reptile Romp

Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 10:30am
Weekly exploration includes stories, songs and hands-on activities. Ages 3 and up
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PJ Storytime: Rock'n Rocks

Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack.
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English Conversation Club

Thursday, 9 March 2017 - 6:30pm
Informal conversation practice for speakers of other native languages.
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God's House Kindergarten Field Trip

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 10:00am
Storytime for the four-year-olds
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Beast's Enchanted Castle

Saturday, 11 March 2017 - 10:30am
Join Beast and Belle for crafts and games.
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How to Find Grants

Saturday, 11 March 2017 - 10:30am
Learn how to use the Foundation Center Cooperative database to find grants for nonprofits and individuals. Reservations required. 444-7816
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 11 March 2017 - 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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Youth Art Month Young Artist Reception

Sunday, 12 March 2017 - 3:00pm
Enjoy refreshments and celebrate Youth Art Month with Hoover's featured young artists.
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Together with Twos - Gators and Crocs

Monday, 13 March 2017 - 9:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Together with Twos - Gators and Crocs

Monday, 13 March 2017 - 10:30am
Stories and crafts for two-year-olds. space is limited, register each week.
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Helping Hands

Monday, 13 March 2017 - 3:00pm
Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens. 444-7840
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Story Lab: Frog Pond

Monday, 13 March 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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