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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
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Mon, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
(Preschool) Join Ms.... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Tue, Aug 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
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(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, Aug 27, 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, Aug 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Thu, Aug 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
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2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Fri, Aug 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
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(Preschool) Join Ms. Laura... more
(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, Aug 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
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(Preschool) Join Ms. Laura... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Laura for books, songs, and activities that stimulate the senses and promote learning in a sensory-inclusive atmosphere. Registration is required.

Sun, Sep 01, All day
The Library will be closed... more
The Library will be closed in celebration of Labor day.

Mon, Sep 02, All day
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The Library will be closed in celebration of Labor day.

Tue, Sep 03, 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, Sep 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
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(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

Tue, Sep 03, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
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2019 (4-7 Grade) See if... more
2019 (4-7 Grade) See if you can recreate some of the greatest pieces of artwork (and add your own personal spin)! All supplies provided. Register online.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Sep 04, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
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2019 (K-5 Grade) Take your... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Take your paper folding to the next level with our origami templates.

Thu, Sep 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Fri, Sep 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
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2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Fri, Sep 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Sat, Sep 07, 10:30am - 11:15am
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2019 (All Ages) Spend... more
2019 (All Ages) Spend quality time together with stretches and breathing exercises that the whole family can enjoy!

Sat, Sep 07, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Room 102
2019 (K-2 Grade) Learn... more
2019 (K-2 Grade) Learn coding basics through stories, game and activities! Laptops will be provided.

Sun, Sep 08, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (2-5 Grade) Come and... more
2019 (2-5 Grade) Come and talk about the graphic novels you are reading, make a cool craft and eat delicious snacks.

Mon, Sep 09, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 States of Matter and... more
2019 States of Matter and Chemical Reactions – Students will learn about matter and see some cool chemical reactions. The students will also participate in making some of their own reactions.
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Mon, Sep 09, 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, Sep 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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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, Sep 09, 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, Sep 10, 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, Sep 10, 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, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 101
Zoom into science with the... more
Zoom into science with the Homewood Public Library’s new microscopes, which were purchased with a grant from the Homewood Rotary.

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

Wed, Sep 11, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
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2019 (K-5 Grade) Put your... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Put your LEGO skills to the test with each new challenge.

Thu, Sep 12, 9:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Preschool) We'll... more
2019 (Preschool) We'll provide the stations, and you provide the imagination for a fun morning of play.

Thu, Sep 12, 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, Sep 12, 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.

Fri, Sep 13, 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, Sep 13, 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.

Sat, Sep 14, 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, Sep 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
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(Preschool) Join Ms.... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Mon, Sep 16, 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, Sep 17, 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, Sep 17, 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, Sep 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Sep 18, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
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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, Sep 19, 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, Sep 19, 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.

Thu, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Bring your... more
2019 (All Ages) Bring your pillows, blankets and flashlights to build a reading fort in the children’s department. We’ll provide the snacks and stories!

Fri, Sep 20, 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, Sep 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
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2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:15am
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2019 (All Ages) Join us... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us for an underwater musical morning of fun with Wendell the Narwhal's favorite snacks, crafts, and games! Shore-ly you wouldn't want to miss this!

Mon, Sep 23, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 Fun with Physics and... more
2019 Fun with Physics and The Science of Sports – Students will explore Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motions and better understand physics through sports. Students will make their own catapults.

Mon, Sep 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
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(Preschool) Join Ms.... more
(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

Mon, Sep 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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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, Sep 24, 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, Sep 24, 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, Sep 24, 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.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • The King of Kindergarten
    • The New Kid
    • The School Book
    • The Pigeon Has to Go to School
    • If I Built a School
    • Even Monsters Go to School
    • Pie in the Sky
    • Awkward
    • The Map Challenge
    • The Startup Squad
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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