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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
Tue, Oct 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Round Auditorium
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Tue, Oct 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary... more
(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Tue, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 110
Turn old Barbie dolls into... more
Turn old Barbie dolls into something from the walking dead.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make delicious snacks and crafts with us!

Thu, Oct 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Thu, Oct 17, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn coding basics while practicing your spell work! Wands (and laptops) will be provided. Register online.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.
This event is full

Sun, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 101
2019 (K-12 Grade) This... more
2019 (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.

Mon, Oct 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 Spooky Science and a... more
2019 Spooky Science and a Franken Wobble Bot – The students will see some spooky demonstrations and make their very own Franken Wobble Bot.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
(Preschool) Join Ms.... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Mon, Oct 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 grade) Get help... more
2019 (K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

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

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

Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Oct 23, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make your... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make your own I Spy game and challenge your friends!

Thu, Oct 24, 9:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Thu, Oct 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Large Auditorium
In a world where people... more
In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Fri, Oct 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for books, songs, and activities that stimulate the senses and promote learning in a sensory-inclusive atmosphere. Registration is required.

Fri, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for books, songs, and activities that stimulate the senses and promote learning in a sensory-inclusive atmosphere. Registration is required.

Mon, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
(Preschool) Join Ms.... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Mon, Oct 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 grade) Get help... more
2019 (K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

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

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

Tue, Oct 29, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (4-7 Grade) This new... more
2019 (4-7 Grade) This new book club for 4th-7th graders will feature books that focus on hot topics in the world today.

Wed, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Oct 30, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Join us for an afternoon of ooze and goo in our Slime Lab!

Thu, Oct 31, 9:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Thu, Oct 31, 9:30am - 8:00pm
Children's Department
2019 (All Ages) Wear your... more
2019 (All Ages) Wear your costume and trick or treat around the library!

Fri, Nov 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Fri, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Sat, Nov 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Round Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Spend... more
2019 (All Ages) Spend quality time together with stretches and breathing exercises that the whole family can enjoy!

Mon, Nov 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 110
2019 Fun with Flight –... more
2019 Fun with Flight – The students will learn the basics of flight through demonstrations and making whirly birds, paper airplanes, and paper rockets.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
(Preschool) Join Ms.... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Mon, Nov 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 grade) Get help... more
2019 (K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Mon, Nov 04, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (K-12 grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 grade) Join us for a monthly chess tournament where you will learn strategy and fun in equal measure!

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

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

Wed, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Nov 06, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make a... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make a colorful sand art creation.

Thu, Nov 07, 9:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Thu, Nov 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 102
2019 (K-1 Grade) This... more
2019 (K-1 Grade) This introductory coding class introduces coding basics. A laptop is not required, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Register online.

Thu, Nov 07, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Room 102
2019 (2-3 Grade) This... more
2019 (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.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Birth-12 Months)... more
2019 (Birth-12 Months) Join Ms. Mary for an educational and engaging storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, board books, and stories.

Mon, Nov 11, All day
The Library will be closed... more
The Library will be closed in honor of Veteran's Day.

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

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

Tue, Nov 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Round Auditorium
Discover science in a... more
Discover science in a whole new light with a special Homeschool Hour Dissection Day experiment.

Tue, Nov 12, 3:30pm - 5:45pm
Large Auditorium
A kind-hearted street... more
A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Put your... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Put your LEGO skills to the test with each new challenge.

Thu, Nov 14, 9:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Thu, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn coding basics while practicing your spell work! Wands (and laptops) will be provided. Register online.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Little Elliot, Fall Friends
    • A Kiss for Akaraka
    • Little Tree
    • Goodbye Summer. Hello Autumn
    • Yellow Time
    • Free Fall
    • Poppleton in Fall
    • A True Home
    • Pumpkin Spice
    • Crafts to Make in the Fall
Moon Rocks & Meteorites

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