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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 - Room 101
Sun, Dec 16, 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, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Dec 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
A human raised by elves searches for his birth father.

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Dec 18, 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, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
(All Ages) We are celebrating classic tales this winter with craft and activity stations.

Homewood
Mon, Dec 24, All day
The library will be closed for the Christmas Holidays.

Homewood
Tue, Dec 25, All day
The library will be closed for the Christmas Holidays.

Homewood
Mon, Dec 31, All day
The library will be closed for the New Year's Holiday.

New venue Homewood
Tue, Jan 01, All day
The library will be closed for the New Year's Holiday.

Homewood
Tue, Jan 01, All day
The library will be closed all day.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Wed, Jan 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Author Charles Ghigna and illustrator Michelle Hazelwood Hyde are joining us for a special... more
Author Charles Ghigna and illustrator Michelle Hazelwood Hyde are joining us for a special reading and activities based on their book, Alabama My Home Sweet Home!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Jan 04, 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, December 31 2018 at 9:00am

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Jan 05, 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, Jan 06, 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 - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Jan 07, 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 - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jan 08, 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, Jan 08, 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 - Room 102
Tue, Jan 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 4-12 who are interested in the... more
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 4-12 who are interested in the computer science field.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(K-5 Grade) Come and learn basic sewing skills and create your own pillow friend.

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

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

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jan 10, 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 - Round Auditorium
Fri, Jan 11, 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, Jan 11, 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
Fri, Jan 11, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
(All Ages) Win prizes and try your luck on our family fun after-school B-I-N-G-O!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 14, 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, Jan 14, 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.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Finding a Dove for Gramps
    • Herbie's Big Adventure
    • First Snow
    • Hansel and Gretel
    • The Snowy Day
    • Over and Under the Snow
    • Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter
    • The First Day of Winter
    • Snowballs
    • Snowflake Bentley
An American Girl - A Night with Luciana
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