Celebrate Turkish Culture
The Hoover Public Library will Celebrate Turkey on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. If you've ever been to one of our annual cultural celebrations, you already know that it is going to be a great event. If this is your first year, here's a sampling of what you can expect to find on The Library Plaza.
- Taste the food! -- baba ganoush, red lentil kofta, tabouli, spinach & cheese borek, Turkish baklava (different from Greek baklava), linonata (Turkish lemonade)
- Experience the music! -- Abidin Yildirim plays the saz (stringed instrument), Birmingham International Folk Dancers, Zivah Saphirah dance troupe
- Absorb the art! -- art gallery, Iznik tile craft for kids
- Learn your fortune! -- raffle for Turkish coffee fortune telling sessions
TURKISH LIBRARY CURRENT EVENT BONUS!
Hurriyet Daily News article: Library Pioneers New Children's Project
(As Turkey is celebrating the 50th National Library Week, one Istanbul project is pioneering a new attempt to bring families and children together to get the reading bug.)
Easter Weekend Hours
Egg-cellent news! The Hoover Public Library isn't closed for the entire weekend. And you don't have to search and search to find out what our holiday hours are. This isn't an Easter egg hunt! I've made it over easy. (Ha! Another egg reference! I'm on a roll! Yep, you guessed it -- an egg roll! Okay, enough of that.)
Friday, April 18, 2014 CLOSED
Saturday, April 19, 2014 OPEN
Sunday, April 20, 2014 CLOSED