Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Walking Dead in the Forest

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Join us for our Walking Dead Trivia Blowout this Halloween! Prizes awarded for trivia and costume contest winners. Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks will be served; must be 21 to attend. Free event.

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest
1221 Montgomery Highway
205.978.0155
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Monday, October 13, 2014

You are invited to participate in the Library Big Read.

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You are invited to participate in the Library Big Read.

Public Libraries In Jefferson County
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Jefferson County, Alabama
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Monday, September 29, 2014

This Month's Adult Events From the Hoover Library

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Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show
Adult English Classes
First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Z
Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Poland
Birmingham Treasures: The Historic Lyric Theater
Top 10 Trees for Fall Color
Second Thursday Fiction Book Group:
The Cutting Season

Alabama Ghost Stories
Purl @ the Plaza
Frugalistics: Monthly Coupon Swap
Helping Hands
Read Your Own Adventure Book Group
Daytime Nonfiction Book Group: Spillover
Glue Gun Gang: Mummy Head Candy Pot
Spanish Conversation Club
Author Skype: Chris Bohjalian
No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group
Mingusphere
Glen Tolbert and Friends
Art Histories and Mysteries: Tattoos of Thailand
Neuroscience Cafe
Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group
Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks
Write Club
Alabama Ghost Stories
Monday at the Movies: The Birds
Access to Capital for Start-Ups and Existing Small Businesses
New Digital Services!
Coffee-ol-ogy Coffee Cafe!
Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show

The Alabama Woodworkers Guild Annual Show will be on display in the Theatre Level of the Library.

Sunday, October 5 - Sunday, October 12--Friends Gallery, Theatre Level

Adult English Classes

Join us every Tuesday for English instruction! Classes are free and no registration is required. Basic and intermediate classes are offered. Call 444-7820 for more information.

Tuesday, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 6:30 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

First Thursday Fiction Book Group: Z

Join us for a discussion of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and SKYPE with author Therese Anne Fowler. Refreshments provided as well as books for the next month's meeting. Call 444-7820 for more information.

Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Global Cuisine @ the Plaza: Poland

Coffee-ol-ogy Cafe presents a free program on the food and coffee of Poland. Complimentary samples provided. Call 444-7821 for more information.

Sunday, October 5 at 2:30 pm--Library Plaza

Birmingham Treasures: The Historic Lyric Theater

Glenny Brock presents a history of the Lyric Theater. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Monday, October 6 at 10 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Top 10 Trees for Fall Color

Discover the best trees to add excitement and beauty to your fall home landscape. Presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Monday, October 6 at 6:30 pm--Adult Programming Room

Second Thursday Fiction Book Group:
The Cutting Season

Join us for a discussion of The Cutting Season by Attica Locke. Refreshments provided as well as books for the next month's meeting. Call 444-7820 for more information.

Thursday, October 9 at 10 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Alabama Ghost Stories

Local historian Jim Phillips will delight adults with spooky stories about Alabama ghosts. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Thursday, October 9 at 2 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Purl @ the Plaza

Get ready for winter by crafting with your fellow hobbyists! Call 444-7821 for more information.

Saturday, October 11 at 3 pm--Library Plaza

Frugalistics: Monthly Coupon Swap

Bring coupons you don't need and swap for ones you do. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Monday, October 13 at 10 am--Adult Programming Room

Helping Hands

Make newspaper rolls for a local humane society. Teens and adults welcome. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Monday, October 13 from 3 pm - 8:30 pm--Adult Programming Room
Monday, October 27 from 3 pm - 8:30 pm--Adult Programming Room

Read Your Own Adventure Book Group

Share your favorite horror book and find out about other great reads. Call 444-7820 for more information.

Monday, October 13 at 7 pm--Plaza Reading Room

Daytime Nonfiction Book Group: Spillover

Join us for a discussion of Spillover by David Quammen. Call 444-7816 for more information.

Tuesday, October 14 at 10:30 am--Adult Programming Room

Glue Gun Gang: Mummy Head Candy Pot

Make a fun place to stash your Halloween candy. Adults only. Reservations required. Free!

Tuesday, October 14 at 6:30 pm--
Adult Programming Room

Thursday, October 16 at 10:30 am--
Adult Programming Room

Spanish Conversation Club

All Spanish fluency levels are welcome to practice and learn. Call 444-7820 for more information.

Tuesday, October 14 at 7 pm--Library Plaza

Author Skype: Chris Bohjalian

SKYPE with Chris Bohjalian, the best-selling author of Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands. No reservations needed. Call 444-7820.

Wednesday, October 15 at 10 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

No Jacket Required Nonfiction Book Group

This month's genre: True Crime. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Wednesday, October 15 at 10:30 am--Adult Programming Room

Mingusphere

All-star band of Alabama jazz luminaries plays the music of Charles Mingus. FREE! Call 444-2821 for more information.

Thursday, October 16 at 6:30 pm--Library Plaza

Glen Tolbert and Friends

Local bluegrass legend will be joined by friends for an afternoon of hot picking. FREE! Call 444-7821 for more information.

Sunday, October 19 at 2:30 pm--Library Plaza

Art Histories and Mysteries: Tattoos of Thailand

Explore the beauty and magic of Thai Buddhist tattoos with Art "Nerdstorian" Angie May. Free! Call 444-7840 for more information.

Sunday, October 19 at 3 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Neuroscience Cafe

UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center presents Neuroscience Cafe: Brain Tumors and Glial Biology. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Monday, October 20 at 6:30 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Nighttime Nonfiction Book Group

Join us for a discussion of The Color of Water by James McBride. Call 444-7816 for more information.

Thursday, October 23 at 7 pm--Allen Board Room

Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks

With an eclecticism ranging from proto-psychedelia to western swing and jazz, and from Tin Pan Alley to country blues, Dan Hicks is widely acknowledged as one of the defining figures in American roots music. For ticket information, call the Library Theatre Box Office at 444-7888 or go online to www.thelibrarytheatre.com.

Tickets $25
Thursday, October 23 at 8 pm--The Library Theatre
Friday, October 24 at 8 pm--The Library Theatre

Write Club

Share your literary works and network with other amateur writers. Call 444-7820 for more information.

Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 am--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Alabama Ghost Stories

Local historian Jim Phillips will delight with spooky stories about Alabama ghosts. Appropriate for all ages. Call 444-7840 for more information.

Saturday, October 25 at 2:30 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

Monday at the Movies: The Birds

Join us for a screening of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (PG, 119 min.) Free admission and refreshments!

Monday, October 27 at 2 pm & 6:30 pm--The Library Theatre

Access to Capital for Start-Ups and Existing Small Businesses

Operation HOPE: HOPE Coalition America and ACCION present Access to Capital for Start-Ups and Existing Small Businesses. Call 444-7816 for more information.

Monday, October 27 at 7 pm--Theatre Level Meeting Rooms

New Digital Services!

Alabama Legal Forms: This database offers access to legal forms concerning bankruptcy, real estate, divorce, wills and many more popular legal areas. It also includes sample letters, legal definitions and a state attorney directory. Hoover residents can access from anywhere. All patrons can access within the library. Call 444-7816 for more information.

hoopla: FREE audiobooks, digital movies, TV shows and movies for Hoover residents. No Holds! No Waiting! Visit www.hooverlibrary.org, call 444-7821 or visit the Plaza desk for more information.

Coffee-ol-ogy Coffee Cafe!

Breakfast, lunch and dinner! Coffee and desserts! Located on the Library Plaza. October's Global Cuisine, Polish, features:

  • Pierogies
  • Polish Sausage Panini
  • Stuffed Cabbage Casserole
  • Makowiec--Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Phone: 205-987-0176

 
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Monday, September 22, 2014

Did you know your public libraries has eBooks and downloadable audiobooks?

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Fall into a good eBook. Enjoy eBooks & audiobooks on your computer, phone, tablet or iPod. Easy to use. No late fees. Available 24/7. Variety of titles.

Public Libraries In Jefferson County
40 Libraries. 1 County. 1 Card.
Jefferson County, Alabama
http://www.publiclibrariesinjc.org/

 
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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yardsale and Booksale at the Whistle Stop Festival

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The Whistlestop Festival is happening on September 27th and the Friends of Irondale Library invite you to a Yard Sale and Book Sale benefiting the Irondale Library,  9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Many unique treasures and books to choose from! There will be a half price sale on Sunday from 2-5.

For more information call Irondale Public Library at 205-951-1415.
www.IrondaleLibrary.org

 
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