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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
Thu, Mar 21, All day
The Homewood Public Library seeks to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of local K-12... more
The Homewood Public Library seeks to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of local K-12 Jefferson County students.
Register

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Mar 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood
Fri, Mar 22, All day
The Homewood Public Library seeks to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of local K-12... more
The Homewood Public Library seeks to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of local K-12 Jefferson County students.
Register

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Mar 22, 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.
This event is full

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) Join author Kerry Madden for a reading of her new book Ernestine's Milky Way. Crafts,... more
(All Ages) Join author Kerry Madden for a reading of her new book Ernestine's Milky Way. Crafts, snacks, and other activities will be provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
(All Ages) Join us for snacks as we go on a wild adventure with Tarzan!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) Join us as we learn about real live animals!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Mar 26, 3:30pm - 5:15pm
In 1942, when computers were human and women were underestimated, a group of female... more
In 1942, when computers were human and women were underestimated, a group of female mathematicians helped win a war and usher in the modern computer age. (1 hour)

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 12:00pm
(All Ages) Join us for snacks as we go on a wild adventure with Simba!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) Make some wild art based on one of our favorite books, Giraffes Can’t Dance.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Mar 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
(All Ages) Join us for snacks as we go on a wild adventure with escaped zoo animals!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Mar 30, 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, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Apr 01, 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
Mon, Apr 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Homewood Public Library is proud to host the 3rd annual Student Art Show, which is open to... more
The Homewood Public Library is proud to host the 3rd annual Student Art Show, which is open to any K-12th grader in Jefferson County.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Apr 02, 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, Apr 02, 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, Apr 03, 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, Apr 03, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Join us for an afternoon of hands-on craft project stations.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Apr 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Apr 05, 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, April 1 2019 at 9:00am

Homewood - Children's Department
Sun, Apr 07, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Room 101
Sun, Apr 07, 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 - Children's Department
Mon, Apr 08, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Apr 08, 11:30am - 12:15pm
(Ages 0-2) Parents and caregivers can learn to sign with their child during this special... more
(Ages 0-2) Parents and caregivers can learn to sign with their child during this special three-part class.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Apr 08, 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 - Children's Department
Tue, Apr 09, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Apr 09, 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, Apr 09, 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 - Large Auditorium
Tue, Apr 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Spider-Man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with the Spider-Men of those dimensions to... more
Spider-Man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with the Spider-Men of those dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.

Homewood - Children's Department
Wed, Apr 10, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Apr 10, 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, Apr 10, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Learn all about the pyramids and other feats of ancient engineering through this... more
(K-5 Grade) Learn all about the pyramids and other feats of ancient engineering through this hands-on building program!

Homewood - Children's Department
Thu, Apr 11, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Apr 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

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

Homewood - Room 101
Thu, Apr 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discover science in a whole new light with a special Homeschool Hour Dissection Day experiment.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Apr 11, 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 - Children's Department
Fri, Apr 12, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Apr 12, 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, Apr 12, 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
Sat, Apr 13, All day
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a... more
(All Ages) Come by the children’s department to help us celebrate National Library Week with a special scavenger hunt challenge!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) Join us for a buzz worthy morning and make magnetic bees with The Science Lady,... more
(All Ages) Join us for a buzz worthy morning and make magnetic bees with The Science Lady, because she is the bee's knees! Additional activities and snacks will be provided.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Apr 15, 11:30am - 12:15pm
(Ages 0-2) Parents and caregivers can learn to sign with their child during this special... more
(Ages 0-2) Parents and caregivers can learn to sign with their child during this special three-part class.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Apr 15, 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, Apr 16, 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, Apr 16, 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, Apr 17, 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, Apr 17, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready to use your creativity for our exciting building challenges!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Room 102
Thu, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-1st grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required,... more
(K-1st grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Register online.

Homewood - Room 102
Thu, Apr 18, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
(2-3 grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required,... more
(2-3 grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Register online.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Apr 18, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
(All Ages) Come celebrate Mardi Gras with Cecile and Marie Grace! We will share festive snacks... more
(All Ages) Come celebrate Mardi Gras with Cecile and Marie Grace! We will share festive snacks and crafts while learning about the culture and history of New Orleans.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Apr 19, 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, April 15 2019 at 9:00am

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Rad Girls Can
    • Anthology of Amazing Women
    • What Would She Do
    • Amelia to Zora
    • The Drum Dream Girl
    • Because I am a Girl, I can Change the World
    • Malala's Magic Pencil
    • This Little Trailblazer
    • Mae Among the Stars
    • Frida Kahlo and her Animalitos
The Science of Harry Potter

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