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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, Aug 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Aug 21, 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, Aug 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
We'll provide the stations and you'll provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with... more
We'll provide the stations and you'll provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with your child.

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Aug 24, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
What do dogs see? How do puppies change as they grow up?

Homewood - Room 110
Sat, Aug 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join Dr. Desiree Smith, Homewood City School's Director of Technology, for a presentation and... more
Join Dr. Desiree Smith, Homewood City School's Director of Technology, for a presentation and conversation about digital responsibility and digital literacy for elementary students and their parents.

Homewood - Room 101
Sun, Aug 26, 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, Aug 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Room 102
Mon, Aug 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Aug 28, 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, Aug 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Aug 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
From frigid mountains to the heart of the bamboo forest, filmmaker Lu Chuan follows the... more
From frigid mountains to the heart of the bamboo forest, filmmaker Lu Chuan follows the adventures of three animal families in China:

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Aug 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
We'll provide the stations and you'll provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with... more
We'll provide the stations and you'll provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with your child.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Aug 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
We'll provide the stations and you'll provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with... more
We'll provide the stations and you'll provide the imagination for a fun morning of play with your child.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Aug 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This special event will make math fun for the whole family!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Aug 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

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

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Tue, Sep 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to browse the Internet easily & safely. Register online.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Sep 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, Sep 05, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 grade) Get ready to play with your food and create something delicious and nutritious!

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

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

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

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Sep 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, September 3 2018 at 9:00am

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

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

Homewood - Computer Training Lab
Tue, Sep 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn to create documents and use basic Word functions. Register online.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Sep 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Design and create your own unique flower crown!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Sep 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, Sep 12, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 grade) Get ready for a creative and interactive writing time just for kids!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Sep 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Sep 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Room 102
Thu, Sep 13, 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.

Rm. 102
Thu, Sep 13, 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 - Round Auditorium
Fri, Sep 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, Sep 14, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(all ages) Win prizes and try your luck on our family fun after-school B-I-N-G-O!

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • School's First Day of School
    • A Tiger Tail
    • Edda
    • Back to School Rules
    • Countdown to Kindergarten
    • Wemberly Worried
    • The Kissing Hand
    • How to Get a Teacher Ready
    • Allysaurus and the First Day of School
    • Lena's Shoes Are Nervous
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