Summer Teen Library Volunteer Here!

Summer Library Volunteer positions are limited and for teens who live in the city of Hoover ages 16 & up. The application deadline is May 12. Completed applications can be brought to the teen desk or emailed to . Print copies of the application are available at the teen desk. Please call the Teen Desk at 205-444-7826 with questions.

Top Popular Links for Teens

The following are our top 5 links to things teens ask for. Everything is free with a library card.


Free Tutoring

Math - Science - Social Studies - English -- Grades K3-12, College Intro, and Adult Learner -- 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m, seven days per week.

Streaming Music

Listen to music right now with no commercials on hoopla. Stream albums from hit artists including Coldplay, Drake, Prince, Kendrick Lamar, and Bruno Mars. 


Browse our eBook collection on Overdrive


Read comics right now on hoopla. Checkout our incredible catalog of Marvel comics! No commercials and free through our library.

Recent Blog Posts

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Summer Reading 2023 is coming to an end!  Don't miss your chance to finish up your reading logs, redeem your prizes, and enter the raffle drawings!  You have until 9 p.m. Read More...

We're supersizing our next teen event!  Play giant versions of your favorite games at Giant Game Night next Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.  Sign up online today!


Hoover Public Library is partnering with Hoover-AHEAD to host their Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 17, 2023!  There will be lots of things happening in several different parts of the libr


Book Resources

GoodReads Kids

Hoover Library's book recommendations from the Teen's Shelf  on Goodreads

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries around the world.

Reading logs for kids and teens.

Teen Volunteers

Applications for Summer Volunteers will be available starting April 24 for ages 16 & up. Check our event listings for temporary volunteer opportunities, including Teen Volunteer Days and Helping Hands (facilitated by the Nonfiction department). Please call the Teen Desk at 205-444-7830 for more information.

A list of organizations around the area that may take teen volunteers can be found below. Please contact Individual organizations for specifics about their volunteer programs.