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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
Sun, May 26, All day
The Library will be closed... more
The Library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend.

Mon, May 27, All day
The Library will be closed... more
The Library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend.

Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Auditorium
(Birth-6 Grade) Join us... more
(Birth-6 Grade) Join us for a night of family fun to see the amazing tricks of Gutsy the Flying Fox, sign up for summer reading and celebrate the start of summer!

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Mary for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Wear your... more
2019 (All Ages) Wear your bathing suit, put on some sunscreen and grab your towel as we splash around on our water slide!

Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
2019 (All Ages) Join us at... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us at the West Homewood Farmer’s Market for kid’s crafts and a fun scavenger hunt!

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jun 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Large Auditorium
Get inspired by the cosmos... more
Get inspired by the cosmos and create beautiful works of art.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
2019 (All Ages) Join us at... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us at Magic City Sweet Ice for a special summer storytime and a discount on a sweet treat!

Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn common Japanese words and phrases in this three-week class. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us for a night of creation inspired by Stitchin’ and Pullin’: A Gee’s Bend Quilt by Patricia McKissack.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join Magic... more
2019 (All Ages) Join Magic Story Artist, Yasu Ishida, for a morning full of wonder!

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Learn basic sewing skills and complete simple projects in this fun sewing club for kids. Registration is required.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for books, songs, and activities that stimulate the senses and promote learning in a sensory-inclusive atmosphere. Registration is required.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 101
(K-2 Grade) Learn coding... more
(K-2 Grade) Learn coding basics through stories, game and activities! Laptops will be provided. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn common Japanese words and phrases in this three-week class. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Ralph and... more
2019 (All Ages) Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel to the world wide web to save her game, Sugar Rush. Will this misfit duo be successful?

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Mary for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join the... more
2019 (All Ages) Join the Drummer Dude for a musical morning of fun and sound!

Wed, Jun 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jun 19, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 101
2019 (4-7 grade) Learn how... more
2019 (4-7 grade) Learn how to make unique and beautiful jewelry with the help of Ms. Aaliyah.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:30am - 12:00pm
2019 (All Ages) Join us at... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us at Urban Cookhouse for a special summer storytime!

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn common Japanese words and phrases in this three-week class. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join Pop... more
2019 (All Ages) Join Pop Artist, Michael Albert, for a special night making art out of found objects.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
(Birth-12 Months) Join Ms.... more
(Birth-12 Months) Join Ms. Mary for an educational and engaging storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, board books, and stories.

Sun, Jun 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 102
(K-12 Grade) This support... more
(K-12 Grade) This support group for siblings of special needs children is a place to share ideas, experiences, and the ever changing needs of having a sibling with special needs.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Mae Among the Stars
    • Team Moon
    • Chicken in Space
    • Almost Astronauts
    • 13 Planets
    • Welcome to Mars
    • On the Moon
    • Jump to Jupiter
    • Hidden Figures
    • Galaxies, Galaxies
Student Art Show Reception

Kid's Blog
  • Beanstack
  • Tumblebooks
  • Libby
  • Flipster
  • Hoopla
  • Homework Help
  • The Alabama Virtual Library
  • HPL Mobile App
  • Learn Foreign Languages
  • Amazon Smile
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