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Together With Twos - Fantastic Foxes

Monday, 26 January 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 - Fantastic Foxes

Monday, 26 January 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: 12 Angry Men

Monday, 26 January 2015 - 2:00pm
Eleven jurors are convinced that the defendant is guilty of murder. The twelfth has no doubt of his innocence. How can this one man steer the others toward the same conclusion? It's a case of seemingly overwhelming evidence against a teenager accused of killing his father.

96 minutes - (1957) - NR

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LIBRARY THEATRE
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Monday at the Movies: 12 Angry Men

Monday, 26 January 2015 - 6:30pm
Eleven jurors are convinced that the defendant is guilty of murder. The twelfth has no doubt of his innocence. How can this one man steer the others toward the same conclusion? It's a case of seemingly overwhelming evidence against a teenager accused of killing his father.

96 minutes - (1957) - NR

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LIBRARY THEATRE
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Mother Goose: You've Got Mail

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Basic Excel (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 27 January 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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Early Birds - Name that Baby

Tuesday, 27 January 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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Mother Goose: You've Got Mail

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Lego

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 4:30pm
Let's Make It! Registration begins January 9. Grades 1-3
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Tiny Tot Tales: Sleepy Tales

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Sleepy Tales

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Hippo, No Rhino

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Basic PowerPoint (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 6:00pm
This class introduces patrons to 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.
Microsoft PowerPoint is a digital version of a the traditional
slide show. PowerPoint allows you to organize, illustrate,
and present your ideas in a multimedia presentation.
This class covers the use of clipart, WordArt, charts and
graphs, slide templates and presentation options.
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Basic Excel (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 29 January 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 - Let It Snow

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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Rosewood featuring Jason Bailey

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 6:30pm
Rosewood is an acoustic trio based in Birmingham, AL, featuring tight harmonies and a unique brand of comedy. Created in 1985, the group consists of original members Stan Putnam, guitar & dobro; Dan Lakeman, banjo & guitar; and Andy Meginniss, bass & guitar. They will be joined by mandolin player Jason Bailey for this performance.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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PJ Storytime: Groundhog and Friends

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Write Club

Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 10:30am
Meet and mingle with your fellow amateur poets and novelists. Flesh out your characters and tie-up those dangling plot threads! Swap material with other writers, or even read your work aloud. Share your stories and inspirations!

Write Club is a monthly forum for local amateur writers to meet and discuss their work. The goal of Write Club is to inspire and encourage literary involvement in the community by providing an environment in which local authors can network, share their writing and offer each other moral support and constructive criticism.

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Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Germany

Sunday, 1 February 2015 - 2:30pm
Each month, Coffee-ol-ogy Café presents a FREE Global Cuisine program on various cuisines, coffees and cultures from around the world. This month, Coffee-ol-ogy Café will be featuring German cuisine on their menu. Complimentary samples are provided.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Together With Twos - All Dressed Up

Monday, 2 February 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

Monday, 2 February 2015 - 10:00am
David Smitherman, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Central and South Alabama, will discuss current scams and ways to protect yourself. Free and open to the public. Refreshments at 9:45 am. Program at 10:00 am. 444-7840

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Together With Twos - All Dressed Up

Monday, 2 February 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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Outbreaks to Epidemics: Ebola, 1976-2015

Monday, 2 February 2015 - 7:00pm
Dr. Pat Greenup discusses the social, cultural and health implications of this virus. 444-7816
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Mother Goose: Fruit Basket

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Sweet Dreams

Tuesday, 3 February 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, 3 February 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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Mother Goose: Fruit Basket

Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 3 February 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: Circus Time

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Circus Time

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Moms & Dads

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss ORPHAN TRAIN by Christina Baker Kline.

Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse. As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren’t as different as they seem to be.

FREE EVENT
THEATRE LEVEL MEETING ROOMS
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Open Lab: Learning to Type

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 10:00am
This is an open lab where patrons can use Keyboarding software to improve their typing skills. No sign-up is neccessary, and walk-ins are encouraged. The class is free of charge.
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Storytime Live - The Way I Feel

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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PJ Storytime: The Wheels on the Bus

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Your Multipurpose Landscape: Grow It and Eat It, Too

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 6:30pm
Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. 444-7840
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Farris, York & Sledge

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 6:30pm
Jazz trio from Muscle Shoals featuring electric guitar, upright bass and drums. Fans of Grant Green and John Scofield will appreciate this dynamic trio.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Library Skills 102

Friday, 6 February 2015 - 10:30am
Learn to navigate our online resources. Geared for homeschoolers, grades 4-12.
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Hiroya Tsukamoto, guitarist

Sunday, 8 February 2015 - 2:30pm
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one of a kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after. In 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and came to the United States. He's released four albums and maintains a busy touring schedule that routinely finds him traversing North America and Japan.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Together With Twos - Hugs and Kisses

Monday, 9 February 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 - Hugs and Kisses

Monday, 9 February 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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Helping Hands

Monday, 9 February 2015 - 3:00pm
Drop in any time between 3 p.m.-8:30 p.m. to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society.
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This Just In!

Monday, 9 February 2015 - 6:30pm
A new-books book club for grades 4-6! Which of the latest are really the greatest? Read a book published in the last six months. Meet and make a commercial to spread the word.
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Mother Goose: Hugs & Kisses

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Introduction to Personal Computing

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce library patrons to the Windows operating system. It covers an introduction to the desktop and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus, toolbars and icons.

The class includes a demonstration of the basic features of the Windows operating system , along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and toolbars. The class includes step-by-step instruction on how to create, delete and rename folders and files.
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Early Birds - Lovey Dovey

Tuesday, 10 February 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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Mother Goose: Hugs & Kisses

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Daytime Nonfiction Book Group

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 10:30am
Join us for a discussion of the book The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson. 444-7816
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 10 February 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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Cupids, Candy and Hearts, Oh My!

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 6:30pm
Join us to make valentine crafts and snacks. All ages
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