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Friends of the Hoover Public Library

Thanks to a small group of energetic and determined Hoover residents the FRIENDS was established in 1982. They recognized the need for a library in the rapidly expanding city of Hoover and the rest is history.

FRIENDS have fun! FRIENDS have great programs! FRIENDS are fascinating people!

Join and you’ll be glad you did.


The Friends are now on Facebook!


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Click here to receive the Friends newsletter by email!

Information about Donating Books and Materials

Guidelines for donating materials to the Hoover Public Library

Officers 2016-2017

President Theresa Reed
First Vice President Carolyn Kolar
Second Vice President Mike Reed
Recording Secretary Barbara Ranieri
Corresponding Secretary Pat Bendall
Treasurer Deborah Fick
Assistant Treasurer Marilyn Haver
Historian Roberta Atkinson
Parliamentary Advisor Jeanne Frederick



Upcoming Friends Events 2016-2017

Refreshments begin at 9:45 am. Meeting begins at 10 am. Bring your
friends, family and neighbors! All events are free.

Monday, November 7
Learn Presidential Trivia with Jerry Desmond, Executive Director of the Birmingham History Center. Library Plaza.

Monday, January 9, 2016
Mayor Frank Brocato will present the State of the City Address. Theatre Level Meeting Rooms.

Monday, February 6
Better Basics: A Source of Grade School Reading Programs and Volunteer Opportunities, presented by Kathleen Drake. Theatre Level Meeting Rooms.

Monday, March 6
Cool Inside: a Brief History of the Alabama Theatre, presented by Glenny Brock. Theatre Level Meeting Rooms.

Monday, April 3
Membership Coffee. Renew your membership to the Friends and encourage new members to join! Library Plaza.

Monday, May 1
Annual Luncheon and Installation of Officers. Location TBD.