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CHOPPED: Sweet Bouquet

with pastry chef, Laurie Hicks

2021-04-22 19:00:00 2021-04-22 20:00:00 America/Chicago CHOPPED: Sweet Bouquet Registrants will pickup a mystery box of ingredients to create a delicious treat at home. Join us on Zoom for an evening of creative and sweet fun! Hoover Public Library

Thursday, April 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-22 19:00:00 2021-04-22 20:00:00 America/Chicago CHOPPED: Sweet Bouquet Registrants will pickup a mystery box of ingredients to create a delicious treat at home. Join us on Zoom for an evening of creative and sweet fun! Hoover Public Library

Registrants will pickup a mystery box of ingredients to create a delicious treat at home. Join us on Zoom for an evening of creative and sweet fun!

Registration required.  All ages.

Kits will be available to registered patrons for pickup at the Circulation desk beginning April 15.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Kids | All Ages | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Program |

TAGS: | Virtual | Online | calendar |

Hoover Public Library

hvcontact@hooverlibrary.org
Phone: 205-444-7800
Branch manager
Amanda Borden

Hours

Hoover Public Library

Mon, May 10 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 11 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 12 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, May 13 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Address
200 Municipal Drive
Hoover, AL 35216
Tel: 205-444-7800

About the branch

Located in Hoover, Alabama, at 200 Municipal Drive, the Hoover Public Library has been operating since 1983. The Hoover Public Library seeks to reinvent the way communities view libraries. As the heart and soul of the Hoover community, we are more than just a library. We’re the place you come to meet your friends, experience live theater, peruse art, listen to music, entertain your children, learn about new technology, seek job searching assistance, explore your interests, find good book recommendations and much, much more. We seek to grow our patronage by offering an unparalleled customer experience.

Upcoming events

Mon, May 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Register to reserve a socially distanced spot for storytime. Bring a blanket for you and your kids. Weather permitting. Masks recommended.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, May 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Register to reserve a socially distanced spot for storytime. Bring a blanket for you and your kids. Weather permitting. Masks recommended.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Practice your Spanish and celebrate the culture!

Thu, May 13, All day
Hoover Public Library
Paint a bookmark at home to be entered to win a gift card! Ask for your bookmark set at the front desk. April 1 - May 31.

Thu, May 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us to discuss Karen Harper's The Queen's Secret on Zoom.

Thu, May 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hoover Public Library
Meet us outside for storytime. In an effort to keep everyone safe, please bring your own chairs or a blanket for seating. Social distancing is expected.

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Join us on Zoom for an evening of origami paper folding fun! Learn about butterflies and butterfly friendly gardening from Mindy Bodenhamer, Jefferson County Master Gardener.

Fri, May 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Register to reserve a socially distanced spot for storytime. Bring a blanket for you and your kids. Weather permitting. Masks recommended.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, May 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Register to reserve a socially distanced spot for storytime. Bring a blanket for you and your kids. Weather permitting. Masks recommended.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Rescheduled
Tue, May 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
New date Tuesday, May 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library
Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you!

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Practice your French and celebrate the culture!

Thu, May 20, All day
Hoover Public Library
Paint a bookmark at home to be entered to win a gift card! Ask for your bookmark set at the front desk. April 1 - May 31.

Thu, May 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Presented by Drs. David Knight & Amy Knight in conjunction with UAB's Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. Join Zoom Meeting by emailing cnc@uab.edu to register for the Zoom link!

Sat, May 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers on Zoom.

Tue, May 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Learn more about the habitat, pollinators and significance of the Cahaba lily.

Tue, May 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 3
Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you!

Wed, May 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hoover Public Library
Join us on Zoom for this watercolor workshop celebrating the Cahaba Lily!

Thu, May 27, All day
Hoover Public Library
Paint a bookmark at home to be entered to win a gift card! Ask for your bookmark set at the front desk. April 1 - May 31.

Thu, May 27, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Compete in our trivia night on Zoom. Play with a team or solo!

Fri, May 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Meet artist and educator Carlton Nell in this Zoom artist talk. Carlton will discuss and share his artwork in this pre-recorded virtual event.

Wed, Jun 02, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Thu, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Thu, Jun 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us to discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer on Zoom.

Fri, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Parking Lot
Start your summer right! Grab a frozen treat and a reading log and start your reading today!

Sun, Jun 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss The Summer House by Lauren Denton. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom.

Mon, Jun 07, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Explore the ocean blue with hands-on activities, crafts and more fun.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jun 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Explore the ocean blue with hands-on activities, crafts and more fun.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Veterans Park
Juggling, Unicycle, Stilt Walking & Balancing Acts!

Tue, Jun 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Veterans Park
Juggling, Unicycle, Stilt Walking & Balancing Acts!

Wed, Jun 09, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Thu, Jun 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us to discuss Ann Napolitano's Dear Edward on Zoom.

Thu, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Fri, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Go on a Virtual pen and paper adventure with other teens! Teens ages 13-17
Registration opens Friday, June 4 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations via Zoom. Send an email to hvrefdesk@hooverlibrary.org with Insatiable Readers in the subject to request a link to the program.

Sat, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us online as we chat, craft and share -- a great way to connect with other crafters while getting work done on a project! Open to all crafts and anyone who is looking to meet others!

Mon, Jun 14, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Spot the Pokémon in the library! Snap a selfie with the characters you find and grab a craft after you catch 'em all!

Tue, Jun 15, All day
Hoover Public Library - Teen Department
Pick up a box of candy sushi supplies to create fun treats at home. Grades 7-12
Registration opens Tuesday, June 8 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 15, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Spot the Pokémon in the library! Snap a selfie with the characters you find and grab a craft after you catch 'em all!

Tue, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Veterans Park
An introduction to birds of prey, kids will learn many interesting facts about these amazing animals.

Tue, Jun 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Veterans Park
An introduction to birds of prey, kids will learn many interesting facts about these amazing animals.

Wed, Jun 16, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Spot the Pokémon in the library! Snap a selfie with the characters you find and grab a craft after you catch 'em all!

Wed, Jun 16, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Wed, Jun 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 1
Read it, love it and discuss it! Meet up on Zoom and discuss Skyhunter by Marie Lu.

Thu, Jun 17, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Spot the Pokémon in the library! Snap a selfie with the characters you find and grab a craft after you catch 'em all!

Thu, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Thu, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Join us on Zoom to hand stitch cute felt corner bookmarks in honor of our summer reading theme: Tails and Tales!

Fri, Jun 18, All day
Children's Dept.
Spot the Pokémon in the library! Snap a selfie with the characters you find and grab a craft after you catch 'em all!

Fri, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Parking Lot
Pick up a frozen treat to beat the heat!

Sat, Jun 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers on Zoom.

Sat, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Online
Join members of the SciFi/Fantasy Fest as they embark on journey of their own... of sorts.

Mon, Jun 21, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Come build a terrarium for some toy creatures!
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jun 21, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Come build a terrarium for some toy creatures!
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jun 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Create a colorful pattern to rock this summer. We will supply shirts and paint. Grades 7-12
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jun 23, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Thu, Jun 24, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Thu, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us for Trivia Night Online! Play solo or with friends on Zoom.

Mon, Jun 28, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Follow clues and see where they lead you in the library!

Tue, Jun 29, All day
Hoover Public Library - Teen Department
Pick up a kit to create your own painting. Grades 7-12
Registration opens Tuesday, June 22 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 29, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Follow clues and see where they lead you in the library!

Tue, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Veterans Park
Fun time balloon show!

Tue, Jun 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
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.

Tue, Jun 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 3
Enjoy playing armchair detective? Fascinated by cold cases? This book club is for you!

Tue, Jun 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Veterans Park
Fun time balloon show!

Wed, Jun 30, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Follow clues and see where they lead you in the library!

Wed, Jun 30, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Thu, Jul 01, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Follow clues and see where they lead you in the library!

Thu, Jul 01, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Thu, Jul 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us to discuss Normal People by Sally Rooney on Zoom.

Fri, Jul 02, All day
Children's Dept
Follow clues and see where they lead you in the library!

Fri, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Go on a Virtual pen and paper adventure with other teens! Teens ages 13-17
Registration opens Friday, June 25 2021 at 9:00am

Fri, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Parking Lot
Pick up a frozen treat to beat the heat!

Tue, Jul 06, All day
Hoover Public Library - Teen Department
Pick up a kit to make your own paper bowl. Grades 7-12
Registration opens Tuesday, June 29 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Veterans Park
Lew-E’s Comedy Circus is a high-energy magic and juggling show!

Tue, Jul 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Veterans Park
Lew-E’s Comedy Circus is a high-energy magic and juggling show!

Wed, Jul 07, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online Program
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Thu, Jul 08, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Thu, Jul 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us to discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer on Zoom.

Sat, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Join us on Zoom as we chat, craft and share -- a great way to connect with other crafters while getting work done on a project! Open to all crafts and anyone who is looking to meet others!

Sun, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton. Grab your favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom.

Mon, Jul 12, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Meet interesting animals presented by our friend, The Science Lady!
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 12, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Meet interesting animals presented by our friend, The Science Lady!
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hoover Public Library
Plant and decorate a tea cup terrarium. Grades 7-12
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Looking at adopting a pet? Got a pandemic need for companionship? Join our discussion on the many aspects that make pet ownership.

Wed, Jul 14, 10:30am - 10:45am
Hoover Public Library - Online
Get ready for storytime with sign language and thematic rhymes.

Thu, Jul 15, 10:00am - 10:20am
Veterans Park
Get ready to listen, laugh, move, and groove during our summer storytime series featuring two storytellers and our favorite animal tales!

Sat, Jul 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Feed your need for nonfiction titles and bookish conversations via Zoom. Send an email to hvrefdesk@hooverlibrary.org with Insatiable Readers in the subject to request a link to the program.

Sat, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Learn how to fix flat tires, popped chains, broken chains, and several other common problems so you can keep rolling!

Mon, Jul 19, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Go on a safari around the youth department! Grab a craft to take home afterwards.

Tue, Jul 20, All day
Children's Dept.
Go on a safari around the youth department! Grab a craft to take home afterwards.

Tue, Jul 20, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Hoover Public Library - Children's Patio
Make your own ice cream in a bag.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 21, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Go on a safari around the youth department! Grab a craft to take home afterwards.

Thu, Jul 22, All day
Hoover Public Library - Children's Department
Go on a safari around the youth department! Grab a craft to take home afterwards.

Fri, Jul 23, All day
Children's Dept.
Go on a safari around the youth department! Grab a craft to take home afterwards.

Fri, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Go on a Virtual pen and paper adventure with other teens! Teens ages 13-17
Registration opens Friday, July 16 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Share your literary works and network with other aspiring writers on Zoom.

Wed, Jul 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hoover Public Library
Join us on Zoom to paint a watercolor postcard featuring The Alabama Theater.

Thu, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 2
Compete in our trivia night on Zoom. Play with a team or solo!

Sat, Jul 31, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Online
The SciFi/Fantasy Fest is going virtual this year!

Wed, Aug 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Zoom Room 1
Read it, love it and discuss it! Meet up on Zoom and discuss The Cousins by Karen McManus.

Sun, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoover Public Library - Online
Sunday afternoon book group for adults. Join us as we discuss Will the Circle Be Unbroken by Sean Dietrich. Garb you favorite cup of tea and join us on Zoom!