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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
Tue, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 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, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 grade) Join us for an ooey-gooey afternoon of spooky science and slimy creations!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Oct 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Children's Department
Fri, Oct 26, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(all ages) Win prizes and try your luck on our family fun after-school B-I-N-G-O!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Sat, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
(all ages) Join us to celebrate the release of The Night the Forest Came to Town and Alabama My... more
(all ages) Join us to celebrate the release of The Night the Forest Came to Town and Alabama My Home Sweet Home for the Alabama Bicentennial!

Homewood - Room 101
Sun, Oct 28, 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, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Oct 29, 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
Tue, Oct 30, 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, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Homewood - Children's Department
Wed, Oct 31, 9:00am - 6:00pm
(all ages) Wear your costume and trick or treat at the public service desks anytime between 9... more
(all ages) Wear your costume and trick or treat at the public service desks anytime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Oct 31, 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, Oct 31, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 grade) Get ready for a creative and interactive writing time just for kids!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Nov 02, 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, October 29 2018 at 9:00am

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Nov 03, 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, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Fill a grocery bag with books, movies, and other items for only $5 per bag!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Nov 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Nov 05, 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, Nov 05, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a monthly chess tournament where you will learn strategy and fun in equal measure!

Back Library Parking Lot
Mon, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us as Dr. David Weigel, Director of Christenberry Planetarium, gives a talk on how to use... more
Join us as Dr. David Weigel, Director of Christenberry Planetarium, gives a talk on how to use telescopes and find the stars!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Nov 06, 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 06, 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, Nov 06, 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
Tue, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
(K-5 Grade) Learn sign language basics in this two week class series. Register online.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Nov 07, 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 07, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready to use your creativity for our exciting building challenges!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
(K-12 grade) Discover science in a whole new light with a special Homeschool Hour Dissection Day... more
(K-12 grade) Discover science in a whole new light with a special Homeschool Hour Dissection Day experiment.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 08, 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, Nov 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for an interactive and energetic movement storytime filled with dance, yoga and fun.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Nov 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
(4-7 Grade) Calling all Percy Jackson fans! See if you and your demigod friends can survive the... more
(4-7 Grade) Calling all Percy Jackson fans! See if you and your demigod friends can survive the legendary Camp Half-Blood. Register online.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Nov 10, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) It’s DINO-VEMBER! Put your pinkie up for tea and sandwiches with Molly Idle’s Tea... more
(All Ages) It’s DINO-VEMBER! Put your pinkie up for tea and sandwiches with Molly Idle’s Tea Rex! It’s a tea-rrifyingly good time!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Nov 13, 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 13, 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, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards... more
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
(K-5 Grade) Learn sign language basics in this two week class series. Register online.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Nov 14, 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 14, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Get ready for a creative and interactive writing time just for kids!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Nov 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
(preschool) Join Ms. Nay Nay for this fun-filled storytime for preschoolers!

Homewood - Room 102
Thu, Nov 15, 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, Nov 15, 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, Nov 15, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
(All Ages) Join us for crafts and activities centered around the book Wonder by R. J. Palacio.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Nov 16, 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, November 12 2018 at 9:00am

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Nov 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
(All Ages) Join us for a special reception to celebrate our Tell Me A Story Picture Book Contest... more
(All Ages) Join us for a special reception to celebrate our Tell Me A Story Picture Book Contest entries!

Homewood - Room 101
Sun, Nov 18, 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, 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.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Juana and Lucas
    • Tales Our Abuelitas Told
    • Salsa
    • Alma and How She Got Her Name
    • Waiting for the Biblioburro
    • The First Rule of Punk
    • The Night the Moon Fell
    • Sonia Sotomayor
    • Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match
    • Bravo
An American Girl - A Night with Luciana
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