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Hoover Events

  1. Friends Mystery Grab Bag Sale

    May 18, 2021 - July 30, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Mystery bags of books, DVDs, and Music CDs for sale by the Friends of the Hoover Public Library. 10 items for $5

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  2. Pets of the Hoover Library Photo Contest

    June 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Send us a photo of your favorite animal friend enjoying a book or dressed as a literary figure to celebrate our 2021 summer reading theme, Tails and Tales. You and your pet could win a special prize! 1. Send your photo to Deni at beginning June 1. Include the animal's name and a caption describing what they are doing. Large and clear images are appreciated. 2. Vote online until July 31. Info on how to vote coming soon! 3. Winners will be announced the first week of August. All photos must be original work, taken by the entrants. No third party may own or control any materials the photo contains, and the photo must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person. By entering this contest, you are giving us permission to post your entry and caption on library social media, the library website and on library property.

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  3. Tails & Tales Adult Summer Reading

    June 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Pick up a reading log at the Fiction or Nonfiction desk or register online at Read or listen to books! Log titles read. For every five books, register for drawings. Win great prizes donated by the Friends of the Library.

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  4. Tails & Tales Kids & Teens Summer Reading

    June 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Summer Reading at Hoover Library is an annual program that brings children and families into the library for reading and fun. Read and redeem prizes from June 1 through July 31. Pick up a reading log at the library or log your reading using the website: Stop by a kid's desk when you reach a goal to receive a prize.

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  5. Stump the Librarian!

    July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Stop by the Nonfiction Department every day in July and test the librarians' trivia skills for a chance to win a prize. July 1 - July 31 Draw a card, pick a question. If the Nonfiction Staff can't answer it, you have a chance to win a gift-card donated by the Friends of the Library. Play once a day every day during July. All ages. Nonfiction Department

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  6. Picture Perfect Postcards: Watercolor Workshop -The Alabama Theater

    July 28, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Join us on Zoom to paint a watercolor postcard featuring The Alabama Theater. Katie and Holly are back with another original watercolor design. The third and final installment of our Picture Perfect Postcards series features the iconic Alabama Theater. Registration required. Visit or call 205-444-7800 for more information. Recommended 12 & up. Kits will be ready for pick up beginning July 21.

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  7. Trivia Night Online

    July 29, 2021, All Day @ Hoover Public Library

    Compete in our trivia night on Zoom. Play with a team or solo! This month's trivia is all about the characters you love to hate: Villains and anti-heroes from your favorite sci-fi/fantasy movies, books, and video games. Register to receive an email reminder and a link to the Zoom program. Visit or call 205-444-7820. AGE GROUP: | Adults |

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  8. Artist Talk with Mary Laube - HPL Galleries: Artist Talk Series Online

    July 30, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Meet artist and educator Mary Laube in this Zoom artist talk. Mary will discuss and share her artwork in this prerecorded virtual event. This event will be released and will be continually available on our social media platforms. Visit or call 205-444-7888 for more information.

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  9. VIRTUAL SciFi/Fantasy Fest

    July 31, 2021, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    The 2021 SciFi/Fantasy Fest is going virtual this year! Enjoy lively discussions on your favorite science fiction, fantasy and pop culture topics, all from the comfort of your own Batcave! I mean home! As an added bonus, horror novelist and SciFi/Fantasy Fest veteran, Grady Hendrix, will join us! Panels will be viewable via Facebook and YouTube. Visit our website ( and follow us on social media for all the latest information. You can also register to receive email reminders and updates about the festival. Visit for more details. AGE GROUP: | Adults |

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