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  1. Frank and Ollie - Documentary Screening

    December 11, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library Theatre

    Legendary Walt Disney animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston helped create the studio's signature style. In this documentary, the pair look back on their pioneering work on such children's classics as "Lady and the Tramp," "Bambi" and "Pinocchio." Over their decades-long careers, Frank and Ollie remained not only close collaborators but inseparable friends; that's clear enough as the duo fondly recall their time together bringing drawings to life (1995, 89 minutes). Free admission and refreshments!

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  2. Helping Hands

    December 11, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Nonfiction

    Drop in to make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Adults and teens.

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  3. Frank and Ollie - Documentary Screening

    December 11, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    Legendary Walt Disney animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston helped create the studio's signature style. In this documentary, the pair look back on their pioneering work on such children's classics as "Lady and the Tramp," "Bambi" and "Pinocchio." Over their decades-long careers, Frank and Ollie remained not only close collaborators but inseparable friends; that's clear enough as the duo fondly recall their time together bringing drawings to life (1995, 89 minutes). Free admission and refreshments!

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  4. Basic Word (Part 1 of 2)

    December 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Training Center

    This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars. The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents. The class is free of charge and designed for all library users new to personal computing. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to read.

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  5. French Conversation Club

    December 12, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plaza

    Practice your French and celebrate the culture! Some experience with French is suggested.

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  6. Basic Word (Part 2 of 2)

    December 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Training Center

    This class is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and tool bars. The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to maneuver through the menus and tool bars. Includes step-by-step instructions on sentence and paragraph formatting, setting tabs, creating tables, setting margins, and printing documents. The class is free of charge and designed for all library users new to personal computing. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to read.

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  7. Second Thursday Fiction Book Group

    December 14, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Rooms

    The Widow by Fiona Barton

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  8. Hoover Service Club

    December 14, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Program: Hoover High School Men’s acapella ensemble - Ten Bucs Worth John Kincaid, Director. Hoover High School Women’s acapella ensemble - Grace Note Amanda Slay, Director.

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  9. Excel: Crash Course!

    December 14, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Training Center

    This class is designed to introduce new users to the basics of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks through the use of menus and toolbars. The class includes a demonstration of the application and its basic features, along with guidance on how to use the ribbon interface. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create and edit spreadsheets. The class is free of charge and designed for library patrons who are new to Microsoft Excel.

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  10. Is it Christmas Yeti?

    December 14, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    Our staff musical is bigger than ever! The holidays get hairy when a family of yetis move in next door. Free event for all ages. Seating is first come, first serve.

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  11. I Love the 00s Trivia Night

    December 14, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plaza

    Compete for prizes in our monthly trivia night! In October we'll be exploring the first decade of the 21st Century, the 2000s and will text your knowledge of all things aughts from Outkast to The Sopranos to Napoleon Dynamite!

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  12. Horizons Christmas Luncheon

    December 15, 11:00 AM

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  13. Is it Christmas Yeti?

    December 15, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    Our staff musical is bigger than ever! The holidays get hairy when a family of yetis move in next door. Free event for all ages. Seating is first come, first serve.

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  14. Insatiable Readers: DIY

    December 16, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Plaza Reading Room

    Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations while you enjoy a cup of coffee! 444-7840

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  15. Is it Christmas Yeti?

    December 16, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    Our staff musical is bigger than ever! The holidays get hairy when a family of yetis move in next door. Free event for all ages. Seating is first come, first serve.

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  16. Charles Dickens and A Christmas Carol

    December 17, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library Theatre

    Take a new look at an old favorite, as we discuss Dickens' best seller with Dr. Daniel Seigel, from UAB's English Department, followed by a viewing of the 1951 holiday classic starring Alastair Sim (NR, 86 minutes)

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  17. Monday at the Movies: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    December 18, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen). 105 minutes | Rated PG

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  18. Monday at the Movies: Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    December 18, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library Theatre

    In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen). 105 minutes | Rated PG

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  19. PowerPoint: Crash Course!

    December 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Training Center

    This class gives patrons a crash course in the fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint, a multimedia presentation application. It covers an introduction to the application and how to perform common tasks. Microsoft PowerPoint is a digital version of a the traditional slide show. PowerPoint allows you to organize, illustrate, and present your ideas in a multimedia presentation. This class covers the use of clipart, WordArt, charts and graphs, slide templates and presentation options. The class is free of charge and designed for all library users new to personal computing.

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  20. Lunch & Learn

    December 19, 12:00 PM

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  21. Christmas Karaoke

    December 19, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Sing your favorite Christmas tunes while enjoying a hot beverage and holiday cookies. Grades 7-12

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  22. Holiday Sing-Along Storytime

    December 20, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Library Theatre

    Join us in the Library Theatre for jingle bells and a flurry of fa-la-las for the whole family!

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  23. Christmas Movie: Arthur Christmas

    December 20, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Library Theatre

    Santa's son must ensure the children of the world receive their presents by Christmas morning.

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  24. CLOSED - Christmas

    December 23, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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  25. CLOSED - Christmas

    December 24, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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  26. CLOSED - Christmas

    December 25, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  27. CLOSED - Christmas

    December 26, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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  28. Movie: Cars 3

    December 27, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Library Theatre

    Race car Lightning McQueen suffers a severe crash while trying to compete with a younger rival named Jackson Storm. Afterwards, McQueen embraces new technologies as he trains for a return to the racetrack.

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  29. Intro to the Digital Media Lab

    December 27, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Training Center

    This session is an introduction to the software and equipment available in the Library's Digital Media Lab. Free of charge.

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  30. Walt Disney: Part 1 - Documentary Screening

    December 27, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America?s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world?s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ?444-?7840

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  31. Walt Disney: Part 1 - Documentary Screening

    December 27, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library Theatre

    An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America?s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world?s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ?444-?7840

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  32. Walt Disney: Part 2 - Documentary Screenin2

    December 28, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library Theatre

    An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America?s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world?s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ?444-?7840

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  33. Walt Disney: Part 2 - Documentary Screenin2

    December 28, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library Theatre

    An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of America?s master storyteller. Walt Disney created some of the most beloved cartoon characters in history; conceived the first-ever feature-length animated film; and designed the world?s first theme park. Few creative figures before or since have held such a long-lasting place in American life and popular culture. Yet despite the success he achieved, he was driven and restless, a demanding perfectionist on whom decades of relentless work would take their toll (2015, TV-PG, 120 minutes). Free admission and refreshments! ?444-?7840

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  34. CLOSED - New Years

    December 31, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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