Search the catalog above.



TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Available online through your browser or using an iOS app or Android app.

Link to Resource


Follow the Hoover Library on Pinterest. We post information on new materials, programs and other fun things!

Link to Resource

Test Proctoring

As part of the Hoover Public Library's mission to provide lifelong learning, FREE test proctoring services are offered to students to fulfill their educational needs and interests.

Audiobooks for Download

Download audiobooks from One Clickdigital

Download audiobooks from hoopla (Hoover Residents Only - No Holds No Waiting!)

Hoover Library now offers downloadable audiobooks from two sources. Overdrive's collection of downloadable audiobooks are available to all residents of Jefferson County, but Hoover residents are also able to download audiobooks from hoopla with no holds, no waiting!


Stay in tune with what the Hoover Library is doing by friending us on Facebook. We also post information about upcoming events and post links to various book reviews. We look forward to see you online!
Link to Resource

Adult Blog

Get information, book recommendations, and other things staff are thinking about from our Adult blog.

Link to Resource

Children's Outreach and Tours

Outreach To Daycares: In an effort to expose young children to books at a very early age, the Children's Department offers outreach services to daycare centers located in the City of Hoover. We can visit your location four times each year to promote books, reading and libraries through a special storytime presentation. Call our preschool outreach coordinator Traci Wood to schedule a visit for your school, 444-7837.

Friends Bookstore

The Friends Bookstore has a large collection of paperback, as well as popular hardbacks, magazines and puzzles. The money raised from the sale of these items will be used to benefit the Library. Staffed by volunteers of the Friends of the Hoover Public Library.

Novel Destinations - Link Update


Follow us on Twitter and get up to the minute updates about events, book reviews and other hot links to information that we find interesting.
Link to Resource

Book Groups

Join us for Hoover Public Library's book discussion groups. Sessions are monthly. One book is discussed each session. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
Link to Resource

Teens Blog

Get information, book recommendations, and other things staff are thinking about from our Teens blog.

Link to Resource

Assignment Alert Form

Alert the Hoover Public Library Children's Department staff of upcoming school assignments.

Book Club Kits

Check it out! Everything you need for your book club is in this kit (just add readers).

Each kit contains:

  • 8 or more copies of the title
  • Author biography
  • Reviews of the book
  • Discussion questions
  • An annotated list of other Instant Book Club Kits

Preguntas Frecuentes de Membresías

Cualquier persona que reside en Hoover o en el condado de Jefferson puede obtener una tarjeta de membresía gratis.

¿Que necesita para obtener una membresía?

Para obtener una tarjeta de membresía de las Bibliotecas del Condado de Jefferson, el usuario debe tener una licencia de manejo válida con su dirección actual o una combinación de alguno de los requisitos de Identificación y alguno de los requisitos de Dirección.