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First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 10:00am
SKYPE WITH THE AUTHOR!!

Join us as we discuss Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Ann Fowler
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Open Lab: Computer Help

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 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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Storytime Live - Silly Willy

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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PJ Storytime: Bubbles

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Saturday, 4 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Kidz Kitchen with Hello Kitty

Saturday, 4 October 2014 - 10:30am
Make Halloween inspired treats that are adorable and delicious. Free event for all ages.
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Sunday, 5 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Poland

Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 2:30pm
Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents FREE programs on food and coffee from the world. Join us as we explore Poland in October! Complimentary samples provided!

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Monday, 6 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Together With Twos - Fish Tales

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 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, 6 October 2014 - 10:00am
Glenny Brock presents the history of the Lyric Theatre.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m.

444-7840
Theatre Level Meeting Rooms 10 am
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Together With Twos - Fish Tales

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 10:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Top 10 Trees for Fall Color

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Discover the best trees to add excitement and beauty to your fall home landscape. Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. 444-7840
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Mother Goose: Dance to the Music

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Introduction to Personal Computing

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 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 - Dandy Dogs

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 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: Dance to the Music

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 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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Pumpkin Painting Workshop

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Bring your own pumpkin! We'll supply the paint and fun. All ages
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Tiny Tot Tales: Shake Your Bean Bag

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Tiny Tot Tales: Shake Your Bean Bag

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 10:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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After Lunch Bunch - Veggies Rock!

Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 1:30pm
A fun-filled storytime for ages 3 and up!
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Thursday, 9 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 10:00am
Join us as we discuss THE CUTTING SEASON by Attica Locke.

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Caren Gray manages Louisiana's stately Belle Vie, an antebellum plantation-turned-tourist attraction where the past and the present coexist uneasily. Outside the gates, an ambitious corporation snaps up sugarcane fields from struggling families, replacing local employees with illegal laborers. Tensions mount when a female migrant worker is found in a shallow grave on the edge of the plantation property, her throat cut clean through.
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Introduction to the Internet

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to acquaint you with the Internet. It
covers an introduction to the World Wide Web and how to
search for information quickly and effortlessly.
The class includes a demonstration of a browser’s basic features,
along with guidance on how to evaluate web sites.
The class also teaches how to search for information on the
net, as well as considerations for protecting yourself and
your computer from viruses and other malicious software.
The class is free of charge and designed for all library users
new to the Internet.
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Storytime Live - Sensational Senses

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs, games and puppetry for ages 3 and up.
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Alabama Ghost Stories

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 2:00pm
Local historian Jim Phillips will delight adults with spooky stories. 444-7840
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PJ Storytime: Happy Birthday!

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. ALL AGES
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Friday, 10 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Library Skills 101

Friday, 10 October 2014 - 10:30am
Learn your way around the library! Includes scavenger hunt and a session on navigating the catalog. Open to homeschoolers, K-8th grade. Registration begins Sept. 26.
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Saturday, 11 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Purl @ the Plaza

Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 3:00pm
Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts. Get ready for winter by crafting with your fellow hobbyists.

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LIBRARY PLAZA
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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

Sunday, 12 October 2014 (All day)
Annual Show by the Alabama Woodworkers Guild
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Together With Twos - Oink Oink

Monday, 13 October 2014 - 9:30am
Join Mr. Jeremy for Stories and crafts designed for two year olds and their caregivers. Register each week.
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Frugalistics: Monthly Coupon Swap

Monday, 13 October 2014 - 10:00am
Bring coupons you don't need and swap for ones you do. 444-7840
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Together With Twos - Oink Oink

Monday, 13 October 2014 - 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, 13 October 2014 - 3:00pm
Make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Teens and adults. 444-7840
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Read Your Own Adventure Book Group: Horror

Monday, 13 October 2014 - 7:00pm
Share your favorite horror book and find other great reads.

FREE EVENT
PLAZA READING ROOM
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Mother Goose: Oink! Oink!

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 9:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Early Birds - Down of the Farm

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 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 Word (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 10:00am
This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing 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 maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents.
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Mother Goose: Oink! Oink!

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 10:30am
Stories, songs and snacks for 12-23 months and their caregivers.
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Daytime Nonfiction Book Group

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 10:30am
Join us to discuss this month's nonfiction selection, Spillover by David Quammen. Call 444-7816 for more information.
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Adult English Classes

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 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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Glue Gun Gang: Mummy Head Candy Pot

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 6:30pm
Make a fun place to stash your Halloween candy. Adults only. FREE. Reservations required. 444-7840
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Spanish Conversation Club

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 7:00pm
Spanish speakers of all levels are invited to practice the language and learn about the culture.
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Tiny Tot Tales: One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 9:30am
A short action-packed storytime for children under 4.
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Author Time @ Hoover Library: Chris Bohjalian

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 10:00am
Skype with the best-selling author Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands. No reservations needed.

FREE EVENT
THEATRE LEVEL MEETING ROOMS
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