Football Family Fun

Off-sides football

It's time for books and blitzes at Hoover Public Library!  Football Family Fun is coming to the Plaza on Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 1-4 p.m.  Test your skill with a football toss, a football video game, or play the blast-from-the-past electronic tabletop game!  Make a paper football then challenge your family and friends to a friendly round of flick football. Draw your perfect helmet on a wooden ornament to take home.  Sign up for fantasy football for a chance to play with your friends and against your librarians this season.  Don't have an NFL team to pull for?  No problem, we have a quiz to tell you which team you are most suited for.  You'll also have a chance to use your personal knowledge (and research skills) to fill out a football trivia quiz.  Each finished quiz will be an entry into a grand prize drawing.  You don't have to register to be part of the fun.  And you don't have to be a seasoned football fanatic!  All interest/knowledge levels are welcome, even newbies!  Grab one of these new football books while you're here!  There's something for everyone.

Big Book of Who Football: The 101 Stars Every Fan Needs to Know by Sports Illustrated for Kids
G.O.A.T. Football Linebackers by Alexander Lowe
G.O.A.T. Football Quarterbacks by Alexander Lowe
G.O.A.T. Football Running Backs by Alexander Lowe
It's a Numbers Game! Football: The Math Behind the Perfect Punt, the Game-Changing Interception, and So Much More! by Eric Zweig
The NFL Encyclopedia by Brendan Flynn
Patrick Mahomes: New NFL Superstar by Jim Gallagher
Tom Brady: NFL Great and Super Bowl MVP by Grace Hansen
Who Is Colin Kaepernick? by Lakita Wilson
Who Was Jim Thorpe? by James Buckley, Jr.

Fantasy Football for Dummies by Martin Schulman
Freezing Cold Takes NFL: Football Media's Most Inaccurate Predictions -- and the Fascinating Stories Behind Them by Fred Segal
A Giant Win: Inside the New York Giants' Historic Upset Over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII by Tom Coughlin
Hometown Victory: A Coach's Story of Football, Fate, and Coming Home by Keanon Lowe
The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson by Jeff Pearlman
The Leadership Secrets of Nick Saban: How Alabama's Coach Became the Greatest Ever by John Talty
The Mosquito Bowl: A Game of Life and Death in World War II by Buzz Bissinger
Never Ask "Why": Football Players' Fight for Freedom in the NFL by Ed Garvey
Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe by David Maraniss
Rise of the Black Quarterback: What It Means for America by Jason Reid
Spies on the Sidelines: The High-Stakes World of NFL Espionage by Kevin Bryant
Through the Banks of the Red Cedar: My Father and the Team That Changed the Game by Maya Washington 
Watch My Smoke by Eric Dickerson
We Are the Troopers: The Women of the Winningest Team in Pro Football History by Stephen Guinan
The Yards Between Us: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Football by R.K. Russell 

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