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Andrew Gross is a fiction thriller writer whose books have been sold in more than 25 countries. more

Feb 22, 2018 10:52 PM News

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Paula McLain photo courtesy of Nina Subin; Stephanie Powell Watts photo courtesy of Bob Watts; other photos courtesy of the authors or Hoover Public Library

The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. more

Feb 6, 2018 10:39 PM People/Places

Children in costumes will be able to get candy at 22 stations throughout the library. more

Oct 30, 2017 10:12 PM News


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The city of Hoover plans to kick off its Thank-a-Vet Week activities on Sunday, Nov. 5, with a program and reception to honor veterans at the Hoover Public Library. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:11 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Thousands of books are available for 50 cents or less. more

Oct 5, 2017 5:36 PM

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The $144,000 renovation project is expected to be completed by Sept. 8. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:14 PM News

Sci fi costume winners

Photos by Jon Anderson

Two characters from the Overwatch video game and a character taken from "Brave" and "Braveheart" prevailed. more

Jul 30, 2017 12:41 AM People/Places

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"It's a celebration of science fiction, fantasy and geeky pop culture," said Krysten Griffin, chairwoman of the festival. "It's like a big party." more

Jul 27, 2017 9:40 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Anissa Copes/Hoover Public Library

Library staff and volunteers have been setting out thousands of used books for sale Friday and Saturday. more

Apr 27, 2017 10:44 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

The New York Times bestselling author and actress performed the roles of three characters in her novels to a sold-out audience at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Feb 24, 2017 11:55 PM People/Places

Rebecca Wells

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Tickets for the Saturday authors conference at the 2017 Southern Voices Festival also are selling briskly. more

Jan 10, 2017 11:53 AM News

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The festival is a celebration of writing, music and art. This year's headliner is author and actress Rebecca Wells. more

Jan 5, 2017 2:30 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

She hopes to make the library even more of a community hub and wants to consider the idea of library branches again. more

Dec 26, 2016 1:56 PM People/Places

Linda Andrews Library Plaza

Photo by Jon Anderson

The celebration will be in the Library Plaza and is open to the public. more

Dec 7, 2016 5:34 PM News

Michael Krawcheck

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Michael Krawcheck, who has served on the board for 20 years, is stepping down at age 77 to allow someone new to learn the ropes. more

Dec 7, 2016 10:21 AM News

Rebecca Wells

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. more

Nov 28, 2016 4:29 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Borden, who has been an assistant director at the Hoover Public Library the past 10 years, will replace Linda Andrews when she retires at the end of this year. more

Nov 8, 2016 9:40 PM News

Marc Cohn, Molly Ringwald, Phil Vassar

Photos provided by Hoover Library Theatre

They're part of a 25th anniversary lineup of returning acts. more

Aug 10, 2016 7:50 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

Seven writers share fears, joys of giving birth to stories more

Feb 28, 2016 3:31 AM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Missing Piece Group.

Alan Doyle has traveled all over the world, but he has only made two stops in Alabama in his 23 years as a musician. more

Feb 22, 2016 4:01 PM People/Places