Thank A Vet! Hoover's Weeklong Salute To Veterans
Photo Gallery and Media
Kickoff Event - NOV 1, 2015
Join us for patriotic music by the Alabama Youth Symphony, moving presentations and refreshments.
Hoover Library Plaza • 2:00 pm
Music Opportunity Program: Alabama Youth Symphony - In Concert
After the reception, the Alabama Youth Symphony will present a musical concert. Limited seating • FREE!
The Library Theatre • 3:15 pm
Kickoff Flag Folding Ceremony
Join us around the library flagpole for a ceremony honoring a Hoover veteran presented by the Hoover Fire Department.
Library Flagpole • 4:00 pm
Friends of the Hoover Library: The American Village
Monday, November 2 - Learn about the immersive historical museum located in Montevallo. • FREE!
Refreshments at 9:45 am Library Meeting Rooms • 10:00 am
Monday at the Movies: U-571
Monday, November 2 - When a German U-571 submarine with a sophisticated encryption machine onboard is sunk during a World War II battle at sea, the Allies send an American Navy force led by Lieutenant Andrew Tyler (Matthew McConaughey) to retrieve it for study. (PG, 118 minutes) FREE!
The Library Theatre 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm
Program: Veterans Re-entering the Workforce
Tuesday, November 3 - Learn a trade with CEFA (Construction Education Foundation of Alabama).
10:30 a.m. in the Adult Programming Room
Events All Week
Wall of Honor
See pictures of veterans from all wars and submit your own family members’ images to be added.
Children’s Poster Contest
View posters created by school children in honor of veterans.
Military Uniform Display
View uniforms from various branches of the service.
Be inspired by artwork that salutes veterans in our galleries.
Flag Folding Ceremony
Join us at the flagpole at 4:45 pm from Monday, Nov 2 through Thursday, Nov 5 as we retire the colors.
POW/MIA Table Display
See this salute to veterans who are Prisoners of War or Missing in Action.