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Reading
Tumblebooks
TumblebooksTumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games.
eBooks for Kids
eBooks for KidsDid you know we have an entire collection of eBooks for Kids? You can read these items now on your phone or tablet! Download the Libby app by clicking the icon above, find your library, and plug in your card number. You are ready to check out books - from home.
Hoopla Digital
Hoopla DigitalHoopla isn't just for grown-ups it's got a ton of great kid's stuff too! Everything including eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, and MOVIES!
Learning
Homework Help
Homework HelpHomework help is available through Tutor.com, a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor from 3:00 - 10:00 P.M. in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom, which runs in your web browser.
The Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual LibraryThe Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.
language learning for kids
language learning for kidsScientific research shows that learning a foreign language comes naturally for children when they start at an early age. Our program is specifically designed to promote language learning for children from ages 0 to 6 - the time when their brains are hard-wired to learn up to 3 languages with ease.
Social Stories
KC-Homewood Library - Book
KC-Homewood Library - BookUse this social story with your child to explain how to check out a book or other material from the library and how to handle when favorite books are sometimes checked out.
KC-Homewood Library
KC-Homewood LibraryUse this social story with your child to explain how you behave in the library and all of the things you can experience in the library such as computers, puzzles, programs and animals.
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Kid's Events
Homewood - Children's Department
Thu, Jul 19, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us every Thursday morning for summer storytime featuring stories, songs, dancing, and more!... more
Join us every Thursday morning for summer storytime featuring stories, songs, dancing, and more! This storytime is best suited for preschoolers but all ages are welcome.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Jul 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Register your family team (maximum of 4 people) for our very special musical trivia night. Test... more
Register your family team (maximum of 4 people) for our very special musical trivia night. Test your Disney musical knowledge with us and don't forget to dress up!
Registration is now closed

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Jul 20, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Fri, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for different craft, game, and snack stations inspired by the game of Candyland!

Homewood - Children's Department
Sat, Jul 21, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Jul 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
This special musical storytime is for babies (birth-12 months old) and their caregivers.

Homewood - Children's Department
Sun, Jul 22, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Room 110
Sun, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
This support group is a place to share ideas, experiences, and the ever changing needs of having... more
This support group is a place to share ideas, experiences, and the ever changing needs of having a special needs sibling.

Homewood - Children's Department
Mon, Jul 23, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us every Monday for an interactive program full of reading, singing, and playing! This... more
Join us every Monday for an interactive program full of reading, singing, and playing! This program is for all ages but is most beneficial for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Want to learn the ukulele, but don't know where to start? Join us to learn simple songs with the... more
Want to learn the ukulele, but don't know where to start? Join us to learn simple songs with the Birmingham Ukulele Society.

Homewood - Children's Department
Tue, Jul 24, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rock through the ages and to the beat in this toe-tapping musical revue featuring puppets,... more
Rock through the ages and to the beat in this toe-tapping musical revue featuring puppets, original songs, and of course, dinosaurs!

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This national club is geared towards empowering girls in computer science fields. Open to girls... more
This national club is geared towards empowering girls in computer science fields. Open to girls 4th grade and up.

Homewood - Children's Department
Wed, Jul 25, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
This all-ages interactive storytime will take you around the world! Learn about different... more
This all-ages interactive storytime will take you around the world! Learn about different countries and cultures each week through stories, instruments, and play.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the art of drumming with us! Online registration required. This program is for rising... more
Learn the art of drumming with us! Online registration required. This program is for rising K-5th Graders.

Homewood - Children's Department
Thu, Jul 26, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us every Thursday morning for summer storytime featuring stories, songs, dancing, and more!... more
Join us every Thursday morning for summer storytime featuring stories, songs, dancing, and more! This storytime is best suited for preschoolers but all ages are welcome.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Jul 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
¡Únete a nosotros para una pelicula divertido para toda la familia! Se proporcionarán... more
¡Únete a nosotros para una pelicula divertido para toda la familia! Se proporcionarán aperitivos y bebidas.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a fun family friendly movie on the big screen! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Jul 27, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Fri, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Investigate the mechanics behind sound at this fun science program that’s full of good vibrations!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Heading into the 6th grade?

Homewood - Children's Department
Sat, Jul 28, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Children's Department
Sun, Jul 29, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Children's Department
Mon, Jul 30, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Children's Department
Tue, Jul 31, All day
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer... more
Go to homewood.beanstack.org and sign up for our summer reading program. Pick up your summer reading bag at the children's desk between May 21 and July 31. For ages birth to rising 6th Grade!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Good old paper becomes a brand new pieces of art. Join us for a fun session and learn simple... more
Good old paper becomes a brand new pieces of art. Join us for a fun session and learn simple ways to create magic with some paper and glue!!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
We will be using old comics and manga books to create art!

Homewood Public Library - Parking Lot
Sat, Aug 11, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The Homewood Library Foundation's Fifth Annual Block Party fundraiser will be filled with food... more
The Homewood Library Foundation's Fifth Annual Block Party fundraiser will be filled with food and fun for the whole family!
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Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Apples to Zeppelin
    • Shake Rattle and Turn that Noise Down
    • Rock N Roll Mole
    • Want to be in a band
    • Happy
    • The First Rule or Punk
    • What is Rock and Roll
    • Prince
    • Rhythm Ride
    • The Beatles Were Fab
    • Who is Elton John
    • What is Punk
    • Imagine
    • What Was Woodstock
    • Jimi Sounds Like a Rainbow
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