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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 hvrefdesk@hooverlibrary.org 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 hooverlibrary.beanstack.org. 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: hooverlibrary.beanstack.org. Stop by a kid's desk when you reach a goal to receive a prize.

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  5. Free Summer Meals! 18 Years and Under

    June 1, 2021, 11:00 AM - July 23, 2021, 1:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Federally-funded free lunch program for children. Meals can be picked up drive-thru in the library parking lot.

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  6. Snap a Selfie with Pokemon Characters!

    June 14, 2021 - June 18, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Spot the Pokémon in the library! Snap a selfie with the characters you find and grab a craft after you catch 'em all!

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  7. Perfect Game 15U National Elite Championship

    June 16, 2021 - June 19, 2021 @ Hoover Met Complex - Baseball Complex/Met

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  8. Storytime Shorts (Online)

    June 16, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes. HPL Kids Facebook and YouTube AGE GROUP: | Preschool | Kids |

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  9. Teen Bookclub via Zoom!

    June 16, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Read it, love it and discuss it! Meet up on Zoom and discuss "Skyhunter" by Marie Lu. Zoom Room 1 Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7826 for more information.

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  10. Blood Drive

    June 17, 2021, All Day @ The Finley Center at The Hoover Met Complex

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  11. Tales with Tails: Tales That Slither @ Veterans Park

    June 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales! Pick up a craft and a popsicle after the show. This week's animal focus is snakes! Bring a blanket for your family, social distancing is expected. Veterans Park - 4800 Valleydale Rd, Hoover, AL 35242 Limited parking at park, additional parking available at Spain Park High School.

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  12. Felt Cute (Might Read Later) - Corner Bookmark Craft via Zoom

    June 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Join us on Zoom to hand stitch cute felt corner bookmarks in honor of our summer reading theme: Tails and Tales! Registration required. Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7800. Recommended ages 12 & up. Kits will be available for pick up at the Circulation desk beginning June 10.

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  13. Felt Cute (Might Read Later) Corner Bookmark Craft (Online)

    June 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Join us on Zoom to hand stitch cute felt corner bookmarks in honor of our summer reading theme: Tails and Tales! Registration required. Recommended ages 12 & up. Kits will be available for pick up at the Circulation desk beginning June 10.

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  14. Neuroscience Cafe: The Relationship Between Spatial Processing and Math: a Block Play Study

    June 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Presented by Dr.Sharlene D. Newman in conjunction with UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. Register for the Zoom meeting. Call 205-444-7840 for more information. https://uab.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIufuGsrz8uHNFSITq7mnMUQThhvhFXqDyO

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  15. CYBL National Championship

    June 18, 2021 - June 20, 2021 @ The Finley Center at The Hoover Met Complex

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  16. Monkey Up Lacrosse Tournament

    June 18, 2021 - June 20, 2021 @ Hoover Met Complex - Multipurpose Fields

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  17. Frozen Fridays

    June 18, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Pick up a frozen treat to beat the heat! We will be handing out frozen treats drive-thru style in the library parking lot!

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  18. Write Club via Zoom

    June 19, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers on Zoom. Write Club is an informal group where local writers can get together and share pieces of their works (novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, plays, scripts, articles, essays, etc.) and get feedback and constructive criticism from their peers. We provide a friendly and welcome atmosphere to discuss the craft of writing and share information on local literary events and resources. This group is open to everyone. To request more information or to sign up for the Write Club's monthly newsletter, email hoover.writeclub@gmail.com. Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7820 for more information.

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  19. SciFi/Fantasy Fest Presents: Journey A Video Game Playthrough

    June 19, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Join members of the SciFi/Fantasy Fest as they embark on journey of their own... of sorts. Join a discussion about video games, from the stories they tell the state of the industry, while a member of the team plays through the 2012 classic, Journey. The program will be broadcast live from the HPL SciFi Facebook Page. Join members of the SciFi/Fantasy Fest as they embark on journey of their own... of sorts. Join a discussion about video games, from the stories they tell the state of the industry, while a member of the team plays through the 2012 classic, Journey. The program will be broadcast live from the HPL SciFi Facebook Page. AGE GROUP: | Adults |

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  20. Terrariums

    June 21, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Come build a terrarium for some toy creatures! Call 444-7830 to register June 15. Ages 7-12 Location: Kid's patio

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  21. Terrariums

    June 21, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Come build a terrarium for some toy creatures! Call 444-7830 to register June 15. Ages 7-12 Location: Kid's Patio

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  22. Teen Splatter Paint T-shirts

    June 22, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Create a colorful pattern to rock this summer. We will supply shirts and paint. This program is for teens, grades 7-12. Wear old cloths and feel free to bring an extra shirt or tote to paint. Call 444-7826 to register June 15.

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  23. Storytime Shorts (Online)

    June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes. HPL Kids Facebook and YouTube AGE GROUP: | Preschool | Kids |

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  24. Tales with Tails: Tales That Fly @ Veterans Park

    June 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales! Pick up a craft and a popsicle after the show. This week's animal focus is birds! Bring a blanket for your family, social distancing is expected. Veterans Park - 4800 Valleydale Rd, Hoover, AL 35242 Limited parking at park, additional parking available at Spain Park High School. AGE GROUP: | Preschool | Kids |

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  25. Trivia Night Online

    June 24, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Join us for Trivia Night Online! Play solo or with friends on Zoom. This month's trivia is all about video games, from the early arcade years to present day. Consoles, controllers, popular and well-known indie games, and more! Register to receive an email reminder and a link to the program by visiting hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7820. AGE GROUP: | Adults |

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  26. D1 National Basketball Tournament

    June 25, 2021 - June 27, 2021 @ The Finley Center at The Hoover Met Complex

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  27. Perfect Game 17U Elite National Championship

    June 25, 2021 - June 28, 2021 @ Hoover Met Complex - Baseball Complex/Met

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  28. Artist Talk with Rubens Ghenov - HPL Galleries: Artist Talk Series

    June 25, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Meet artist and educator Rubens Ghenov in this Zoom artist talk. Rubens will discuss and share his artwork in this prerecorded virtual event. This event will be released and will be continually available on our social media platforms.

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  29. Mysterious Benedict Society - Follow Clues!

    June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021 @ Hoover Public Library

    Follow clues and see where they lead you in the library!

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  30. Teen Grab & Go: Paint by Number

    June 29, 2021, All Day @ Hoover Public Library

    Pick up a kit to create your own painting. This program is for teens, grades 7-12. Registration required. Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7826. Supplies are limited.

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  31. Dr. Magical Balloons

    June 29, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Fun time balloon show! All ages are invited to join us in the park for our summer shows! Bring a blanket for your family, social distancing is expected. Large groups call 444-7833 to register. Veterans Park - 4800 Valleydale Rd, Hoover, AL 35242 Limited parking at park, additional parking available at Spain Park High School.

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  32. Fairy Tales Retold

    June 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Join us in a virtual discussion of modern adult fiction's take on old fairy tales with Kerry Madden-Lunsford and Anamaria Santiago of UAB's Department of English. Registration is required. Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7820. Sign up to be emailed a link to the Zoom event. AGE GROUP: | Adults |

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  33. True Crime Book Club: The Baby Thief by Barbara Bisantz Raymond

    June 29, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you! "The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption" by Barbara Bisantz Raymond Register to attend. Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7747. AGE GROUP: | Adults |

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  34. Dr. Magical Balloons

    June 29, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hoover Public Library

    Fun time balloon show! All ages are invited to join us in the park for our summer shows! Bring a blanket for your family, social distancing is expected. Large groups call 444-7833 to register. Veterans Park - 4800 Valleydale Rd, Hoover, AL 35242 Limited parking at park, additional parking available at Spain Park High School.

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  35. Storytime Shorts (Online)

    June 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Hoover Public Library

    Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes. HPL Kids Facebook and YouTube AGE GROUP: | Preschool | Kids |

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  36. Quack, Quack: Rubber Duckie Bath Bombs

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

    A fun evening making bath bombs! Register for supply kit. Available for pick up beginning June 23. Visit hooverlibrary.org or call 205-444-7800.

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