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The season also includes The Kingdom Choir that performed at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the Dove Award-winning group The Isaacs. Read more

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Since 2015, Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Crestwood has hosted a yearly March Quilts event where members of the community can come to a sewing session and make a square to be featured in the quilt. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

This includes the Hoover City Hall, Hoover Public Library, Hoover Recreation Center, Hoover Senior Center, Hoover Metropolitan Complex, Aldridge Gardens and non-emergency portions of the Hoover Public Safety Center. Read more

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Founding member Eloise Martens and board member Sara Rast both are stepping off the board when their terms end Dec. 1. Read more

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The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. Read more

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Bryan Stevenson

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In addition to Bryan Stevenson, other authors scheduled to speak include Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg and New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin. Read more

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The Hoover City Council has budgeted $45,000 to add at least three more book drops in other parts of Hoover. Read more

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Even in the age of the internet, reading is a powerful tool to stimulate a child’s imagination, according to Jeremy Davis, coordinator of the children’s department at Hoover Public Library. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Hoover Public Library

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

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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

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Sci fi costume winners

Photos by Jon Anderson

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

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John Anderson

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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." Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Rebecca Wells

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

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

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Photo courtesy of Middle Tennessee State University

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

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    Balloons help decorate the Hoover Public Library for the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 49

    Hoover Public Library employee Madalyn Cohron, at right, serves coffee to guests at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (13)

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (13)

    Rosie Martin, 5, of the Loch Ridge community in Hoover, Alabama, dresses as a deer at the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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    Ella Prevatte, 7, of the Trace Crossings community in Hoover, Alabama, at left, and Attlena Zou, 5, of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, make hats in the Mad Hatter's haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (10)

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    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (10)

    Robbie Crawford, also kown as the Mad Hatter, welcomes guests to his haberdashery in the Alice in Wonderland section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

  • Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (8)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (8)

    Mackenzie Reyes, 6, of Hoover, Alabama, makes a hat in the Mad Hatter's haberdashery in the "Alice in Wonderland" section of the Nightmare Before Halloween event at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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