200 Municipal Drive, Hoover Alabama 35216
Hoover Public Library, serving an area of 63,000 residents, has a collection of 147,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 7,500 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 4,600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 60 employees, of whom 14 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $250,000. Patrons make 176,000 visits annually, and check out materials 520,000 times. Twenty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Alabaster) Albert L. Scott Library
(Ashland) Ashland City Public Library
(Mountain Brook) Emmet O'Neal Library
(Fultondale) Fultondale Public Library
(Goodwater) Goodwater Public Library
(Irondale) Irondale Public Library
05/23 Coming to The Hoover area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Panoply Arts Festival Huntsville AL April26-28 Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.