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FALL EVENTS September - December

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

AFTER HOURS

SPOOKTACULAR Ghoulish and ghastly fun at our annual festive Halloween event! Enjoy fearsome delights with some favorite friends: ScoobyDoo, Ghostbusters, and The Addams Family to name a few. Costumes are encouraged, fun is mandatory! All ages Fri., Oct. 25 • 7 pm - 9 pm

TRICK OR TREAT!

Throughout the library Thu., Oct. 31 • 9 am - 9 pm

NEW! MURDER IN THE STACKS LAST STOP: MURDER Explore your inner Agatha Christie at the library’s first Murder Mystery Party. Interview suspects, find clues and solve the crime! Refreshments provided. Wed., Oct. 23 • 7 pm • Theatre Level

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THE LIBRARY THEATRE TICKETS ON SALE AUG. 20!

Don’t miss your chance to purchase tickets for our 28th season! Visit thelibrarytheatre.com or call 444-7888. Tickets $27.50 plus fees

DEANA CARTER • Sept. 12 - 13 DRACULA • Oct. 17 - 18

RICKY SKAGGS • Nov. 10

HOLIDAY MEMORIES • Dec. 5 - 6 THE ISAACS • Jan. 16 - 17

GRACELAND AND ASLEEP ON THE WIND • Feb. 19 - 20

ANNIE MOSES BAND • Mar. 12 - 13

THE KINGDOM CHOIR • Apr. 21 - 22 LIVE FROM LAUREL CANYON May 7 - 8

ALL THINGS RUM

Jeremy Conception of The Ethanol Review will discuss the history of rum, production methods and more. This lecture program will feature three stylistically different rums and a tasting. Ages 21+ only. Register at hooverlibrary.org. FREE! Sun., Sept. 15 • 7 pm

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Special Events Weekends for Families Children’s Programs Storytimes Teen Programs Holiday Programs for Kids Cinema Book Groups On the Plaza Thank A Vet Week In Our Galleries Adult Programs Computer Classes At a Glance Schedule Library Map General Information

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WEEKENDS FOR FAMILIES FOR ADULTS Youth Program Room

KID LIT COFFEE BREAK

Adults who love children’s literature talk about books. Sun., Sept. 8 • 3 pm

PRACTICAL PARENTING: SOCIAL MEDIA

Learn about the emotional and behavioral side effects of social media. Sun., Sept. 22 • 3 pm

PRACTICAL PARENTING: SLEEP PROBLEMS

Learn how to improve your child’s bedtime routine. Sun., Nov. 17 • 3 pm

FOR ALL AGES

Saturdays • 10:30 am • Children’s Department

AMERICAN GIRL: BLAIRE'S FARM PARTY

Crafts, games and farm-fresh snacks with 2019’s Girl of the Year. Sept. 14

VILLAINS VS. THE LIBRARY

Villains have taken over the library and we need YOUR help to vanquish them once and for all! Snacks, crafts and games featuring your favorite Villains. Oct. 12

OLAF’S FROZEN FUN!

Snowflakes, flurries and some Frozen fun with Elsa and Olaf featuring games, crafts and snacks Nov. 9

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Celebrate the bicentennial with cake, ice cream and more! Youth Program Room • Dec. 14


CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Register at hplkids.org beginning two weeks prior to the program. Youth Program Room

Tuesdays • 4 pm

CAMP OUT! Sept. 10

Your favorite outdoor camping activities inside the library! Ages 6 - 12

BAD ART! Sept. 24

The worse, the better! Ages 6 - 12

“FALL” INTO STEAM Oct. 8

Jump into Fall with themed crafts and activities. Ages 6 - 12

SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE LIBRARY Oct. 22

Write your own spooky tale full of Halloween frights inspired by famous Alabama storyteller, Kathryn Tucker Windham. Ages 8 - 12

ALABAMA SOARS! Nov. 5

Explore the famous wonders of our state that soar through the air! Ages 6 - 12

ART HACKS Nov. 19

Mr. Justin shows us how to use grids to make big drawings. Ages 8 - 12

CHRISTMAS TREE TREATS Dec. 10

Itty Bitty Bakers presents 3D Christmas Cookie Trees to help jump-start the season! Ages 8 - 12

HOMESCHOOL HUB Wednesdays • 2 pm • K - 6 grade

BOOKS AND GEE’S BEND Sept. 18 ALABAMA WILDLIFE CENTER: RAPTOR 101 Oct. 16 MOUNDVILLE PRESENTS: 10,000 YEARS IN AN HOUR Nov. 13

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STORYTIMES

Space is limited. Register each week at hplkids.org or call 444-7830. Youth Program Room TOGETHER WITH TWOS Mondays • 9:30 and 10:30 am Stories and crafts for two-year-olds STORY LAB Mondays • 4 pm One story prompts lots of hands-on S.T.E.A.M. activities. Ages 3 - 8 MOTHER GOOSE Tuesdays • 9:30 and 10:30 am Stories, songs and snacks for one-year-olds SENSORY STORYTIME Thursdays • 10:30 am Specifically designed for children with autism or sensory challenges • Ages 2 - 6

EARLY BIRDS Tuesdays • 10 am Stories, songs and finger-plays for birth to 12 months

PJ STORYTIME Thursdays • 6:30 pm Wear your pajamas for stories, songs and a bedtime snack. All ages

STORY SPROUTS Wednesdays • 9:30 and 10:30 am A short action-packed storytime for children under 4

MOVERS AND SHAKERS Fridays • 11 am Children and caregivers engage in movement, music and stories. Ages 3 - 5

EXPLORASTORY Thursdays • 10:30 am Stories, songs and hands-on activities Ages 3 and up

STORYTIME ALLSTARS Saturdays • Sept. 21, Oct. 19 and Nov. 30 10:30 am Storytime with a snack for all ages

NEW STORYTIME!

1, 2, ME AND YOU Can’t make it to our weekday lap sit storytimes? Try this new program! Space is limited. Register weekly. Ages 12 - 36 months Saturdays • 10:30 am Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7

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Check out dates and themes at hplkids.org.


TEEN PROGRAMS

Register at hooverlibrary.org or call 444-7826. Youth Program Room

TINY KITCHEN

Create small versions of your favorite foods. Registration required Grades 7 - 12 Tue., Sept. 17 • 6:30 pm

TEEN SERVICE SATURDAY

Receive community service for helping the library with a service project. Grades 8 - 12 Sat., Oct. 5 • 11 am – 4 pm

TACOS AND TRIVIA

Eat tacos and answer trivia. Registration required • Grades 7 - 12 Fri., Nov. 22 • 4:30 pm

#BOOKCLUB

Eat pizza and discuss your new teen book! Don't be meh. Grades 8-up Mon., Sept. 24, Oct. 29 and Nov. 19 6:30 pm

TEEN FINALS WEEK GREAT BRITISH BAKE Study for finals at the library. We’ll provide the snacks! OFF!: TEEN EDITION Registration required • Grades 8 - 12 Tue., Oct. 15 • 6:30 pm

Grades 8 - 12 Dec. 16 - 18 • 4 pm - 9 pm

HOLIDAY PROGRAMS FOR KIDS CRAFT CORNUCOPIA Get into the holiday spirit with Thanksgiving crafts. All ages Wed., Nov. 27 • 10:30 am Children’s Department

IT’S A ROGER DAY HOLIDAY

Grab your sleigh bells and get ready to ho, ho, ho at an evening of seasonal favorites and original tunes. Seating is limited. All ages Thu., Dec. 12 and Fri., Dec. 13 • 6:30 pm The Library Theatre

SANTA STORIES

‘Twas the week before Christmas and Santa appears to tell Christmas stories to all who will hear. Tue., Dec. 17 • 6:30 pm The Plaza

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CINEMA

Free admission and refreshments! All showings in The Library Theatre

VINTAGE VIDEOS Fridays • 2 pm

Roman Holiday • Sept. 27 Midnight Lace • Oct. 4 Mister Roberts • Nov. 1 Christmas in Connecticut • Dec. 20

MONDAY AT THE MOVIES 2 pm and 6:30 pm

Life of Pi • Sept. 30 Rope • Oct. 28 Home Alone • Dec. 23 (2 pm showing only)

SPECIAL MOVIE EVENT BEST OF ENEMIES

Cosponsored by Hoover Ahead Tue., Oct. 1 • 6:30 pm

FAMILY MOVIES

Frozen • Tue., Nov. 26 • 2 pm Toy Story 4 • Fri., Dec. 27 • 10:30 am

DOCUMENTARIES 2 pm and 6:30 pm

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Fastball • Mon., Sept. 9 Mirage Men • Mon., Oct. 14 Return with Honor • Tue., Nov. 5 Getting to The Nutcracker • Tue., Dec. 17


FIRST THURSDAY FICTION BOOK GROUP

Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 10 am Before We Were Yours • Sept. 5 The Great Alone • Oct. 3 The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane • Nov. 7 Where the Crawdads Sing • Dec. 5

SECOND THURSDAY FICTION BOOK GROUP

Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 10 am Pachinko • Sept. 12 Before We Were Yours • Oct. 10 The Great Alone • Nov. 14 The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane • Dec. 12

SUNDAY NOVELTEA

Public Lounge/Book Nook • 10 am Lucky Boy • Sept. 8 Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions • Oct. 6 The Alice Network • Nov. 3 Britt-Marie Was Here • Dec. 8

BOOK GROUPS

INSATIABLE READERS

Saturdays • Fitzgerald Room • 10:30 am Banned Books • Sept. 21 India • Oct. 19 Being Human • Nov. 9 Extraordinary Lives • Dec. 14

TRUE CRIME BOOK CLUB

Tuesdays • Adult Program Room • 6:30 pm Devil’s Rooming House • Sept. 24 Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century • Oct. 29 The Journalist and the Murderer • Nov. 26 Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets • Dec. 17

NONFICTION BOOK CLUB

Thursdays • Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 7 pm The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War • Sept. 26 What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions • Oct. 24

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ON THE PLAZA

LIVE ON THE PLAZA

TRIVIA

SARAH LEE LANGFORD Birmingham singer/songwriter combines country, rock and Americana. Sun., Sept. 15 • 2:30 pm

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN • Sept. 19 (Downton Abbey & more!)

THE ONLYS Classic rock and roll hits from the 1950s to today Thu., Oct. 17 • 7 pm DEBBIE BOND Alabama blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Thu., Nov. 21 • 7 pm

Thursdays • 7 pm

SCARY MOVIES • Oct. 24 HARRY POTTER • Nov. 14 TOYS • Dec. 19

AFTER HOURS Fridays • 7 pm

GAME NITE Sept. 27, Nov. 15 and Dec. 27 BINGO • Dec. 6

THANK A VET! WEEK

PURL ON THE PLAZA

Saturdays • 1 pm – 5 pm Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14

JAMMIN ON THE PLAZA Thursdays • 7 pm Oct. 10 and Dec. 12

PEN & PAPER RPG

Sundays • 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 24 and Dec. 29

WRITE CLUB PRESENTS HANK EARLY Author talk with book signing to follow Oct. 26 • 2 pm

THANK A VET! WEEK

Join the City of Hoover in celebrating veterans during our weeklong salute! KICKOFF CELEBRATION Program, Alabama Youth Symphony concert, reception and special flag-folding ceremony. Sun., Nov. 3 • 2 pm

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WEEKLONG CELEBRATION Documentary showings, patriotic displays and tributes throughout the library. Nov. 3 - 10


ADULT PROGRAMS GLUE GUN GANG

Adult Program Room Craft programs for adults Register at hooverlibrary.org or call 444-7840. MOSAIC YOUR INITIAL Sun., Sept. 15 • 3 pm Tue., Sept. 17 • 6:30 pm Thu., Sept. 19 • 10:30 am MONSTER WREATHS Sun., Oct. 20 • 3 pm Tue., Oct. 22 • 6:30 pm Thu., Oct. 24 • 10:30 am ORNAMENT OVERLOAD Thu., Dec. 5 • 10:30 am Sun., Dec. 8 • 3 pm Tue., Dec. 10 • 6:30 pm

Mondays 3 pm - 8:30 pm Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Sept. 9, Oct. 14., Nov. 18 and Dec. 9

WRITE CLUB Saturdays • 10:30 am Theatre Level Meeting Rooms Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers. Sept. 28, Oct. 26 and Nov. 23

IN OUR GALLERIES

SEPTEMBER

Friends Gallery: Douglas Pierre Baulos Plaza Gallery: Christina Renfer Vogel Farmer Gallery: Jeff Hughes

OCTOBER

HELPING HANDS

Friends Gallery: Stephen W. Evans Alabama Woodworkers Exhibition Oct. 7-12 • Reception: Oct. 10, 2 pm Plaza Gallery: Douglas Pierre Baulos Farmer Gallery: Jeff Hughes

NOVEMBER

Friends Gallery: Chuck Hemard Plaza Gallery: Stephen W. Evans Farmer Gallery: Roberta Lynn Ledbetter

DECEMBER

Friends Gallery: Noah Breuer Plaza Gallery: Chuck Hemard Farmer Gallery: Roberta Lynn Ledbetter

YOUNG ARTIST RECEPTIONS

Sundays at 3 pm • Awards at 3:30 pm • Youth Program Room Sept. 8 (on the Plaza), Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8

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ADULT PROGRAMS BUSINESS

FUNDING FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS Just starting your business? Learn about multiple funding sources from Eddie Hill of SCORE. Sun., Oct. 27 • Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 2 pm HOW TO FIND GRANTS Sun., Nov. 10 • Training Center • 2 pm

LANGUAGE LEARNING

SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB Tuesdays, Sept. 10, Oct. 15 and Nov. 12 The Plaza • 7 pm FRENCH CONVERSATION CLUB Tuesdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 22, Nov. 19 and Dec. 10 Public Lounge • 7 pm ADULT ESL CLASSES Tuesdays, Sept 3 - Nov. 19 (Sept. 10 in Public Lounge) Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 6:30 pm - 8 pm ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLUB Thursdays, Sept. 26 - Nov. 21 (no program on Oct. 31) Administrative Level • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NEUROSCIENCE CAFÉ

Presented by the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. Mondays, Sept. 16, Oct. 28, Nov. 18 Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 6:30 pm

THE A, B, C AND Ds OF MEDICARE

Get simple and straightforward answers at this workshop with Karen Haiflich. Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and Nov. 12 Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 1 pm

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

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Friends business meeting follows program. Mondays • Theatre Level Meeting Rooms • 10 am WHY BOOKS MATTER WITH JIM REED Sept. 9 POSITIVE MATURITY WITH JUANITA MACON Oct. 7 THE HISTORY OF VULCAN WITH LINDSEY ELLIOTT Nov. 4

FALL BOOK SALE

Members Only Sale Thu., Sept. 19 • 6 pm - 8 pm

Sale opens to the public. Fri., Sept. 20 • 9 am - 5:30 pm Sat., Sept. 21 • 10 am - 5:30 pm Theatre Level


COMPUTER CLASSES

Register at hooverlibrary.org/technology or call 444-7747. Training Center

ONE-⁠O ⁠ N-⁠O ⁠ NE TECH HELP Sat., Sept. 14, Nov. 16 and Dec. 14 2 pm or 3 pm

Tue., Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 Wed., Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and Dec. 4 10 am or 11 am

BASIC WORD

Part 1 of 2 Tue., Sept. 3, Oct. 8 and Nov. 5 • 10 am

Part 2 of 2 Wed., Sept. 4, Oct. 9 and Nov. 6 • 10 am

BASIC EXCEL

Part 1 of 2 Tue., Sept. 10, Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 • 10 am Thu., Sept. 19, and Nov. 14 • 6 pm

Part 2 of 2 Wed., Sept. 11, Oct. 16, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 • 10 am Thu., Sept. 26, Nov. 14 and Nov. 21 • 6 pm

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL

Part 1 of 2 Tue., Oct. 22 and Dec. 17 • 10 am

Part 2 of 2 Wed., Oct. 23 and Dec. 18 • 10 am

CRASH COURSES EXCEL Thu., Oct. 10 • 6 pm

WORD Sat., Oct. 12 • 2 pm Wed., Dec. 4 • 10 am

POWERPOINT Tue., Sept. 17, Oct. 29 and Nov. 19 • 10 am

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SEPTEMBER

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2 CLOSED - Labor Day 3 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Word Part 1 10 am Early Birds 10 am Adult ESL Class 6:30 pm 4 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Word Part 2 10 am 5 First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Before We Were Yours 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am PJ Storytime 6:30 pm 6 Movers & Shakers 11 am 7 1, 2, Me and You 10:30 am 8 Kid Lit Coffee Break 3 pm Sunday NovelTea: Lucky Boy 3 pm Young Artist Reception 3 pm 9 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Why Books Matter with Jim Reed 10 am Documentary Screening: Fastball 2 pm and 6:30 pm Helping Hands 3 pm Story Lab 4 pm 10 Basic Excel Part 1 10 am Early Birds 10 am Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am The A, B, C & Ds of Medicare 1 pm Full STEAM Ahead: Camp Out! 4 pm Adult ESL Class 6:30 pm Spanish Conversation Club 7 pm 11 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Excel Part 2 10 am 12 Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: Pachinko 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: ABC! 1:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Deana Carter 7:30 pm 13 Movers & Shakers 11 am Deana Carter 7:30 pm 14 American Girl: Blaire’s Farm Party 10:30 am Purl on the Plaza 1 pm One-on-One Tech Help 2 pm and 3 pm 15 Live on the Plaza: Sarah Lee Langford in Concert 2:30 pm Young Artist Reception 3 pm Glue Gun Gang: Mosaic Your Initial 3 pm Top Shelf: All Things Rum 7 pm

PURPLE: All Ages

ORANGE: Children’s Events

16 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Story Lab 4 pm Neuroscience Café 6:30 pm 17 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am PowerPoint: Crash Course! 10 am Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm Tiny Kitchen 6:30 pm Glue Gun Gang: Mosaic Your Initial 6:30 pm Adult ESL Class 6:30 pm French Conversation Club 7 pm 18 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Homeschool Hub 2 pm 19 Glue Gun Gang: Mosaic Your Initial 10:30 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Library! 1:30 pm Basic Excel Part 1 6 pm Friends Fall Book Sale - Preview Sale 6 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Trivia Night: God Save the Queen! 7 pm 20 Friends Fall Book Sale - Fall into a great deal! 9 am Movers & Shakers 11 am 21 Friends Fall Book Sale - Fall into a great deal! 10 am Insatiable Readers: Banned Books 10:30 am Storytime Allstars 10:30 am 22 Practical Parenting 3 pm 23 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Story Lab 4 pm 24 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am One-on-One Tech Help 10 am and 11 am Full STEAM Ahead: BAD ART! 4 pm True Crime Book Club: Devil’s Rooming House 6:30 pm #BookClub 6:30 pm Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm 25 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am One-on-One Tech Help 10 am and 11 am 26 ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Play! 1:30 pm Basic Excel Part 2 6 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Nonfiction Book Group: The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War 7 pm

YELLOW: Teen Events

BLACK: Adult Events


27 Movers & Shakers 11 am Vintage Videos: Roman Holiday 2 pm After Hours on the Plaza: Game Nite 7 pm 28 Write Club 10:30 am 29 Pen & Paper RPG Society 1:30 pm

30 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Monday at the Movies: Life of Pi 2 pm and 6:30 pm Story Lab 4 pm

1 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am One-on-One Tech Help 10 am and 11 am Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm 2 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am One-on-One Tech Help 10 am and 11 am 3 First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Great Alone 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Pumpkins! 1:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm 4 Movers & Shakers 11 am Vintage Videos: Midnight Lace 2 pm 5 1, 2, Me and You 10:30 am Teen Service Saturday 11 am 6 Sunday NovelTea: Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions 3 pm 7 Alabama Woodworkers Guild Exhibition All day through Oct. 12 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Positive Maturity with Juanita Macon 10 am Story Lab 4 pm 8 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Word Part 1 10 am Early Birds 10 am Full STEAM Ahead: “Fall” Into STEAM 4 pm Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm 9 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Word Part 2 10 am 10 Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: Before We Were Yours 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Spiders! 1:30 pm Alabama Woodworkers Guild Reception 2 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm Jammin’ on the Plaza 7 pm 11 Movers & Shakers 11 am 12 Villains vs. the Library 10:30 am Purl on the Plaza 1 pm Word: Crash Course! 2 pm 13 Young Artist Reception 3 pm

14 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Documentary Screening: Mirage Men 2 pm and 6:30 pm Helping Hands 3 pm Story Lab 4 pm 15 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Excel Part 1 10 am Early Birds 10 am Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm Great British Bake Off! 6:30 pm Spanish Conversation Club 7 pm 16 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Excel Part 2 10 am Homeschool Hub 2 pm 17 ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Achoo! 1:30 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Live on the Plaza: The Onlys in Concert 7 pm Dracula 7:30 pm 18 Movers & Shakers 11 am Dracula 7:30 pm 19 Insatiable Readers: India 10:30 am Storytime Allstars 10:30 am 20 Glue Gun Gang: Create a Monster Wreath 3 pm 21 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 pm Story Lab 4 pm 22 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am Intermediate Excel Part 1 10 am Full STEAM Ahead: Scary Stories to Tell in the Library 4 pm Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm Glue Gun Gang: Create a Monster Wreath 6:30 pm French Conversation Club 7 pm 23 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Intermediate Excel Part 2 10 am Murder in the Stacks - Last Stop: Murder 7 pm

PURPLE: All Ages

ORANGE: Children’s Events

OCTOBER

YELLOW: Teen Events

BLACK: Adult Events

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OCTOBER (cont.) 24 ExploraStory 10:30 am Glue Gun Gang: Create a Monster Wreath 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Dinosaurs! 1:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm Nonfiction Book Group: What If? 7 pm Trivia Night: Scary Movies 7 pm 25 Halloween SPOOKTACULAR! 7 pm 26 Write Club Presents Hank Early 2 pm 27 Pen & Paper RPG Society 1:30 pm Funding for Your Small Business 2 pm 28 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Monday at the Movies: Rope 2 pm and 6:30 pm Story Lab 4 pm Neuroscience Café 6:30 pm

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Movers & Shakers 11 am Vintage Videos: Mister Roberts 2 pm 1, 2, Me and You 10:30 am Thank A Vet! Week Kickoff & Reception 2 pm Sunday NovelTea: The Alice Network 3 pm Together with Twos 9:30 and 10:30 am The History of Vulcan with Lindsey Elliott 10 am Story Lab 4 pm Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Word Part 1 10 am Early Birds 10 am Documentary Screening: Return with Honor 2 pm and 6:30 pm Full STEAM Ahead: Alabama Soars! 4 pm Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 pm Basic Word Part 2 10 am First Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Dogs! 1:30 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Movers & Shakers 11 am Olaf’s Frozen Fun! 10:30 am Insatiable Readers: Being Human 10:30 am Purl on the Plaza 1 pm

PURPLE: All Ages

ORANGE: Children’s Events

29 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am Power Point: Crash Course! 10 am Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm #BookClub 6:30 pm True Crime Book Club: Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century 6:30 pm 30 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am 31 Trick or Treat All Day ExploraStory 10:30 am PJ Storytime 6:30 pm

10 How to Find Grants 2 pm Young Artist Reception 3 pm Ricky Skaggs 4 pm and 7:30 pm 11 CLOSED - Veterans Day 12 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Basic Excel Part 1 10 am The A, B, C & Ds of Medicare 1 pm Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm Spanish Conversation Club 7 pm 13 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 pm Basic Excel Part 2 10 am Homeschool Hub 2 pm 14 Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Great Alone 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Cats! 1:30 pm Basic Excel Part 1 6 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Trivia Night: Harry Potter 7 pm 15 Movers & Shakers 11 am After Hours on the Plaza: Game Nite 7 pm 16 One-on-One Tech Help 2 pm and 3 pm 17 Practical Parenting 3 pm 18 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Helping Hands 3 pm Story Lab 4 pm Neuroscience Café 6:30 pm

YELLOW: Teen Events

BLACK: Adult Events


19 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am PowerPoint: Crash Course! 10 am Full STEAM Ahead: Art Hacks 4 pm #BookClub 6:30 pm Adult ESL Classes 6:30 pm French Conversation Club 7 pm 20 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 pm 21 ExploraStory 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Fish! 1:30 pm Basic Excel Part 2 6 pm English Conversation Club 6:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Live on the Plaza: Debbie Bond in Concert 7 pm 22 Movers & Shakers 11 am Tacos and Trivia 4 pm

23 Write Club 10:30 am 24 Pen & Paper RPG Society 1:30 pm 25 Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Story Lab 4 pm 26 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 am Early Birds 10 am One-on-One Tech Help 10 am and 11 am Family Movie: Frozen 2 pm True Crime Book Club: The Journalist and the Murderer 6:30 pm 27 Craft Cornucopia 10:30 am CLOSE at 6 pm - Thanksgiving 28 CLOSED - Thanksgiving 29 CLOSED - Thanksgiving 30 Storytime All Stars 10:30 am

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12 Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane 10 am It’s A Roger Day Holiday 6:30 pm Jammin’ on the Plaza 7 pm 13 It’s A Roger Day Holiday 6:30 pm 14 Happy Birthday Alabama!10:30 am Insatiable Readers: Extraordinary Lives 10:30 am Purl on the Plaza 1 pm One-on-One Tech Help 2 pm and 3 pm 16 Teen Finals Week 4 pm 17 Intermediate Excel Part 1 10 am Documentary Screening: Getting to The Nutcracker 2 pm and 6:30 pm Teen Finals Week 4 pm Santa Stories 6:30 pm True Crime Book Club: Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets 6:30 pm 18 Intermediate Excel Part 2 10 am Teen Finals Week 4 pm 19 Trivia Night: Toys 7 pm 20 Vintage Videos: Christmas in Connecticut 2 pm 23 Monday at the Movies: Home Alone 2 pm CLOSE at 6 pm - Christmas 24 CLOSED - Christmas 25 CLOSED - Christmas 27 After Hours on the Plaza: Game Nite 7 pm Family Movie: Toy Story 4 10:30 am 29 Pen & Paper RPG Society 1:30 pm 31 CLOSED - New Year’s Eve

Together with Twos 9:30 am and 10:30 am Story Lab 4 pm 3 Mother Goose 9:30 am and 10:30 Early Birds 10 am One-on-One Tech Help 10 am and 11 am CLOSING at 4 pm - Christmas Tree Lighting 4 Story Sprouts 9:30 am and 10:30 am Word: Crash Course! 10 am 5 First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Where the Crawdads Sing 10 am ExploraStory 10:30 am Glue Gun Gang: Ornament Overload! 10:30 am Sensory Storytime: Snow! 1:30 pm PJ Storytime 6:30 pm Holiday Memories 7:30 pm 6 Movers & Shakers 11 am After Hours @ the Plaza: Library Bingo 7 pm Holiday Memories 7:30 pm 7 1, 2, Me and You 10:30 am 8 Glue Gun Gang: Ornament Overload! 3 pm Sunday NovelTea: Britt-Marie Was Here 3 pm Young Artist Reception 3 pm 9 Helping Hands 3 pm 10 Basic Excel Part 1 10 am Full STEAM Ahead: Christmas Tree Treats 4 pm Glue Gun Gang: Ornament Overload! 6:30 pm French Conversation Club 7 pm 11 Basic Excel Part 2 10 am

PURPLE: All Ages

ORANGE: Children’s Events

DECEMBER

YELLOW: Teen Events

BLACK: Adult Events

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$1

Wireless Hotspots (Hoover Residents)

7

0

$1.50

Samsung Tablets

7

2

$1.50

Library Material Type Books, audiobooks, Playaways, CDs and puppets Nonfiction DVDs

Interlibrary Loans

21

2

25¢

19


CONTACT US

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