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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
Wed, Jun 26, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jun 26, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 101
2019 (4-7 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (4-7 Grade) Join us for a week of fun and science as we dive into the world of NASA! This event is offered as part of the NASA@ My Library grant. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jun 26, 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. Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 116
2019 (4-7 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (4-7 Grade) Join us for a week of fun and science as we dive into the world of NASA! This event is offered as part of the NASA@ My Library grant. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us for some underwater extravaganza with our favorite friends, Narwhal and Jelly! Fin-tastic games, treats, and more will be provided.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Large Auditorium
Join us for an afternoon... more
Join us for an afternoon of solar system exploring with the Birmingham Astronomical Society.

Fri, Jun 28, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 101
2019 (4-7 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (4-7 Grade) Join us for a week of fun and science as we dive into the world of NASA! This event is offered as part of the NASA@ My Library grant. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Mary for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jul 01, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Wear your... more
2019 (All Ages) Wear your red, white and blue and join us for special crafts, games and snacks!

Tue, Jul 02, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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2019 (All Ages) Join us at the West Homewood Farmer’s Market for kid’s crafts and a fun scavenger hunt!

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Thu, Jul 04, All day
The Library will be closed... more
The Library will be closed for Independence Day.

Mon, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jul 08, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Mon, Jul 08, 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 have fun in equal measure!

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) BE-AT your... more
2019 (All Ages) BE-AT your best with Mark Seymour and his musical exploration of Alabama!

Tue, Jul 09, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Learn basic sewing skills and complete simple projects in this fun sewing club for kids. Registration is required.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 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.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jul 10, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 102
(K-2 Grade) Learn coding... more
(K-2 Grade) Learn coding basics through stories, game and activities! Laptops will be provided. Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
2019 (All Ages) Join us at... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us at Magic City Sweet Ice for a special summer storytime and a discount on a sweet treat!

Thu, Jul 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn common French words and phrases in this three-week class. Registration is required.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) She’s... more
2019 (All Ages) She’s back and ready for some more adventure! Grab your umbrellas and join us for snacks and refreshments for a musical evening.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Sat, Jul 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!

Sat, Jul 13, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Drop off... more
2019 (All Ages) Drop off your second favorite stuffed animal for a special stuffed animal only sleepover at the library!

Sun, Jul 14, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Pick up... more
2019 (All Ages) Pick up your second favorite stuffed animal and find out what they did at their stuffed animal sleepover!

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Mary for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join Ms.... more
2019 (All Ages) Join Ms. Kit for a magically fun bubble show!

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jul 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
Love fashion? See if you... more
Love fashion? See if you can turn a spacesuit into a piece of fashion fit for a runway!

Thu, Jul 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn common French words and phrases in this three-week class. Registration is required.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
2019 (All Ages) We’re... more
2019 (All Ages) We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with artful creations inspired by If You Decide to Go to the Moon by Faith McNulty!

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
(Birth-12 Months) Join Ms.... more
(Birth-12 Months) Join Ms. Mary for an educational and engaging storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, board books, and stories.

Sun, Jul 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 102
(K-12 Grade) This support... 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.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us... more
2019 (K-12 Grade) Join us on Monday afternoons as we learn about amazing organizations around our city through presentations, crafts and books.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) This... more
2019 (All Ages) This amazing Alabama show is a magical exploration of Alabama’s history, people, culture and more!

Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Create a... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Create a quilt square inspired by an Alabama heroine in a special program collaboration with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and The March Quilts. Registration is required.

Wed, Jul 24, 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.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms.... more
2019 (Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs and lots of fun!

Wed, Jul 24, 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. Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
2019 (All Ages) Join us at... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us at Urban Cookhouse for a special summer storytime!

Thu, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room 102
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (3-5 Grade) Learn common French words and phrases in this three-week class. Registration is required.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us for an evening of Roald Dahl and celebrate his beloved books through themed activities, games and snacks.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us on... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us on Friday mornings to learn about different animals!

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Mae Among the Stars
    • Team Moon
    • Chicken in Space
    • Almost Astronauts
    • 13 Planets
    • Welcome to Mars
    • On the Moon
    • Jump to Jupiter
    • Hidden Figures
    • Galaxies, Galaxies
Water Play Day 2019

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