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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.

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.

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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.
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Adult Blog

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

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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.

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.

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.
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Teens Blog

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

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Assignment Alert Form

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

Write Club 2019

  • 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!

e-Readers for Checkout

Enjoy incredible reading & entertainment on NOOK Readers preloaded with books. We have several NOOKs to choose from. Check them out just like a book and take them home. If you really like the convenience of a eReader but don't want to download books yourself this is a fun and easy solution.

Get a Library Card

Any resident of Hoover or Jefferson County can get a library card at the Hoover Public Library, free of charge. Patrons over the age of fifteen must show a driver's license with current address or a form of government issued photo ID and verification of current address (i.e., piece of mail, lease agreement, checkbook, bill statement, etc.). Children under fifteen must have a parent or legal guardian sign a responsibility statement. The parent or legal guardian must sign the application.
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Kidzone Blog

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

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