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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
Mon, Nov 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Room 102
Mon, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Want to learn the ukulele, but don't know where to start? Join us to learn simple songs and... more
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, Nov 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood
Thu, Nov 22, All day
The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays.

Homewood
Fri, Nov 23, All day
The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays.

Homewood
Sat, Nov 24, All day
The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays.

Homewood
Sun, Nov 25, All day
The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holidays.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Nov 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by... more
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Nov 26, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Join us for a magical evening of books and writing inspired by one of our favorite fairy-tale... more
Join us for a magical evening of books and writing inspired by one of our favorite fairy-tale princesses.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Nov 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Nov 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Nov 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
(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.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Nov 28, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Join us for an afternoon of hands-on craft project stations.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Nov 30, 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
Sat, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) Star Wars Maker Lab by Liz Lee Heinecke inspired us to make our own LED circuit light... more
(All Ages) Star Wars Maker Lab by Liz Lee Heinecke inspired us to make our own LED circuit light sabers and Ewok catapults with The Science Lady!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Dec 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Dec 03, 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, Dec 03, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a monthly chess tournament where you will learn strategy and fun in equal measure!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Dec 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
(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.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Dec 05, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready to use your creativity for our exciting building challenges!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Dec 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
(All Ages) Family yoga provides children, parents, and caregivers with quality time to practice... more
(All Ages) Family yoga provides children, parents, and caregivers with quality time to practice yoga together and have fun!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Dec 07, 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 opens Monday, December 3 2018 at 9:00am

Homewood - Children's Department
Sat, Dec 08, 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 - Round Auditorium
Mon, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Dec 10, 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 - Room 102
Mon, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
(K-5 Grade) Assemble your family team of four for our first ever Great Gingerbread Bake Off (no... more
(K-5 Grade) Assemble your family team of four for our first ever Great Gingerbread Bake Off (no actual baking required). Register Online.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Dec 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
(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.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Join us for an afternoon of hands-on craft project stations.

Homewood
Thu, Dec 13, All day
The library will be closed for Staff Development Day.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(All Ages) Win prizes and try your luck on our family fun after-school B-I-N-G-O!

Homewood - Room 101
Sun, Dec 16, 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. Special Siblings if founded by a teenager with a special needs sibling.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Dec 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
A human raised by elves searches for his birth father.

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Dec 18, 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 - Round Auditorium
Wed, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Whale Snow
    • Thunder Boy Jr
    • Sweetest Kulu
    • In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
    • The Birchbark House
    • When We were Alone
    • Sequoyah
    • Paiute Princess
    • Crazy Horse's Vision
    • Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
An American Girl - A Night with Luciana
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