Teens Celebrate Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Take a break from the heat to celebrate Christmas in July at Hoover Public Library on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.!  Make tacky Christmas t-shirts and decorate gingerbread houses!  And I bet you'll listen to some holiday tunes, too.  Registration is already open, so sign up online or by phone (205-444-7826) today.

Want to include some holiday books on your summer reading list?
All I Want for Christmas Is the Girl Next Door by Chelsea Bobulski
Blame It on the Mistletoe by Beth Garrod
I'm Dreaming of a Wyatt Christmas by Tiffany Schmidt
So, This Is Christmas by Tracy Andreen

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