Spooky Science

This month's Homeschool Hub is exploring the spooky side of science!  Join The Science Lady on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. for an eerie and hair-raising good time with experiments that are all about Halloween.  We'll create spooky sounds and see some almost ghostly chemical reactions.  You'll BOO-hoo if you miss this show!  This exhibition is designed for grades K-8.  It will take place outside on the Children's Patio (where space is limited) and registration is required.  You can call 205-444-7830 to sign up beginning 10/13.

BOOK BONUS!
Weird But True! Halloween: 300 Spooky Facts to Scare You Silly (2020)
Did you know that there is an underwater pumpkin carving contest?  Or that the U.S. Defense Department has a zombie apocalypse plan?  Maybe you'd be amazed to discover that there are more Halloween emojis than there are U.S. states?  It's all weird -- and it's all true.

Target Age

We’re halfway through National Pizza Month!  How much pizza have you eaten so far in celebration?  I haven’t eaten NEARLY enough.  I also haven’t had my fill of pizza books yet.  How about you?  Here are some of the latest slices of pizza literature available at Hoover Public Library.

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National Fossil Day is an annual celebration that highlights the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations.  2021 marks just the 12th year of this holiday, which makes it relatively new.  Especially compared to the age of foss

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This month's Homeschool Hub is exploring the spooky side of science!  Join The Science Lady on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

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It seems that everywhere you go there are pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins!  Well, 'tis the season.  And we're embracing it here at Hoover Public Library!  We're hosting a Pumpkin Palooza for fall fanatics on Monday,  October 18, 2021 at 4 p.m

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Two of our favorite authors have new books out this week.  One is from the author of The Light in Hidden Places (A Reese's YA Book Club Pick), and the other is

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Varian Johnson, the author of the Coretta Scott King Honor-winning The Parker Inheritance, has a new novel -- a story about showing great courage and perseverance when life gets shuffled.

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Award-winning author/illustrator Laura Vaccaro Seeger continues her color exploration with her newest picture book.

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