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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 - Round Auditorium
Fri, Jan 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online starting the Monday... more
(Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online starting the Monday before the Friday class date.
Registration is now closed

Homewood
Mon, Jan 21, All day
The library will be closed all day.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jan 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Jan 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 4-12 who are interested in the... more
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 4-12 who are interested in the computer science field.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga... more
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 23, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready to use your creativity for our exciting building challenges!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jan 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jan 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Jan 24, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
(All Ages) Join the author, Irene Latham, for storytelling, crafts, and activities centered... more
(All Ages) Join the author, Irene Latham, for storytelling, crafts, and activities centered around her new picture book, Meet Miss Fancy.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Jan 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) There's snowplace like a warm library! Bundle up and join us for a morning of cool... more
(All Ages) There's snowplace like a warm library! Bundle up and join us for a morning of cool crafts, chill games, and frosty treats to celebrate The Thing About Yetis by Vin Vogel!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
(K-12 Grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise... more
(K-12 Grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Jan 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
(All Ages) The Homewood Public Library is thrilled to welcome astronaut Dr. Lawrence DeLucas as... more
(All Ages) The Homewood Public Library is thrilled to welcome astronaut Dr. Lawrence DeLucas as he shares his space story.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jan 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jan 29, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
(K-⁠5th Grade) This special after school storytime teaches coding using storytelling and... more
(K-⁠5th Grade) This special after school storytime teaches coding using storytelling and activities.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga... more
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 30, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready to play with your food and create something delicious and nutritious!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jan 31, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jan 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Feb 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a fun and energetic movement class designed specifically for children ages 2 1/2 to... more
Join us for a fun and energetic movement class designed specifically for children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years. Online registration is required and begins the Monday prior to the class that week.
Registration opens Monday, January 28 2019 at 9:00am

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Feb 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Birth-12 Months) Join Ms. Mary for an educational and engaging storytime filled with songs,... more
(Birth-12 Months) Join Ms. Mary for an educational and engaging storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, board books, and stories.

Homewood - Room 101
Sun, Feb 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
(K-12 Grade) This support group for siblings of special needs children is a place to share... 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.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 04, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
(K-12 Grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise... more
(K-12 Grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Feb 04, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
(K-12 Grade) Join us for a monthly chess tournament where you will learn strategy and have fun... more
(K-12 Grade) Join us for a monthly chess tournament where you will learn strategy and have fun in equal measure!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Feb 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Feb 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Feb 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 4-12 who are interested in the... more
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 4-12 who are interested in the computer science field.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga... more
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Feb 06, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Join us for an afternoon of hands-on craft project stations.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Feb 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Feb 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The whole family is invited to join us for an evening of wizarding fun as we celebrate the magic... more
The whole family is invited to join us for an evening of wizarding fun as we celebrate the magic of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Feb 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for books, songs, and activities that stimulate the senses and... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for books, songs, and activities that stimulate the senses and promote learning in a sensory-inclusive atmosphere. Register online.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join us for multiple stations and activities that will stimulate the senses and... more
(Preschool) Join us for multiple stations and activities that will stimulate the senses and promote learning in a sensory-inclusive atmosphere.

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Feb 08, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(All Ages) Win prizes and try your luck on our family fun after-school B-I-N-G-O!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
(K-12 Grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise... more
(K-12 Grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
(All Ages) Want to learn the ukulele, but don't know where to start? Join us to learn simple... more
(All Ages) Want to learn the ukulele, but don't know where to start? Join us to learn simple songs and strumming techniques.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Feb 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Feb 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga... more
(Preschool) Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Feb 13, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready to use your creativity for our exciting building challenges!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Feb 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Finding a Dove for Gramps
    • Herbie's Big Adventure
    • First Snow
    • Hansel and Gretel
    • The Snowy Day
    • Over and Under the Snow
    • Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter
    • The First Day of Winter
    • Snowballs
    • Snowflake Bentley
The Science of Harry Potter
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