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Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Encyclopedia Britannica Online  Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.
Homework Help
Homework HelpHomework help is available through, 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.
Practice Tests
Driving Tests
Driving Tests You've dreamed about getting behind the wheel, but now it's time to start practicing!

Every person with a driver's license, from a regular commuter to a racecar driver, started exactly where you are right now: worried about passing their permit test. In the past, the only thing you could do was pick up the study manual from the DMV and go over each page until you felt like you had the information memorized. But now, with the entire internet at your fingertips, there's a better way to prepare. gives you the chance to practice in the best way possible: with realistic practice tests, filled with accurate questions, based on the permit manual from your state's DMV! offers different practice tests for each state, to meet your needs now.

By taking generic tests designed to help anyone anywhere in the U.S., you could unfortunately be setting yourself up for a fall. That's why our expert writers created several unique tests for each state, based on the specialized knowledge in each state's DMV manual. We're committed to making driving safer for new drivers, and that starts with helping you acquire the knowledge you need to pass your permit test and learn the rules of the road.
Practice ACT / SAT Tests Online
Practice ACT / SAT Tests OnlineThe Learning Express library of proprietary eLearning resources helps users build their skills in a wide array of core subjects for success in the classroom, on the job, and in life. Our innovative tools feature helpful instruction, instant diagnostic assessment, and feedback to maximize learning. Our online product platforms helps users prepare for high school equivalency and higher education, perform well on high-stakes exams, and position themselves for lifetime success. All you need to register is your library card number.
Fun Stuff
eBooks for Teens
eBooks for TeensDid you know we have an entire collection of eBooks for Teens? You can read these items now on your phone or tablet! Download the Overdrive app, find your library, and plug in your card number. You are ready check out books - from home.
Comics / Graphic Novels
Comics / Graphic NovelsYea, we've got online graphic novels too! Oh and BTW, while you're using the great Hoopla app on your phone or tablet, check out the free music and movies they have too!
Teen Events
Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jan 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hand in Paw, a nonprofit... more
Hand in Paw, a nonprofit organization in Birmingham, AL., will be joining us to explain how their organization uses animal-assisted therapy to improve lives within our community.
Registration is now closed

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sun, Jan 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us as we delve into a... more
Join us as we delve into a different Harry Potter book each month through crafts, snacks, and activities. In January, we will recreate fun from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. K-7th Grade.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Does your child need extra... more
Does your child need extra homework help or reading assistance?

Homewood - Room 102
Mon, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't... more
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Jan 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Diana, princess of the... more
Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn the ancient art of... more
Learn the ancient art of henna tattoos.

Homewood - Room 102
Thu, Jan 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
This new monthly series... more
This new monthly series will let teens explore their poetic side.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jan 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Does your child need extra... more
Does your child need extra homework help or reading assistance?

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Wed, Jan 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Love sushi? Learn how to... more
Love sushi? Learn how to make your own sushi rolls at home!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Thu, Feb 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The whole family is... more
The whole family is invited to join us for an evening of wizarding fun as we celebrate the magic of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books.

Homewood - Room 110
Sun, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
This support group is a... more
This support group is a place to share ideas, experiences, and the ever changing needs of having a special needs sibling.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Does your child need extra... more
Does your child need extra homework help or reading assistance?

Homewood - Room 102
Mon, Feb 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Love manga or anything... more
Love manga or anything Japanese related? Join the Teen Anime Club as we discuss and watch anime.

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

Homewood - Room 102
Tue, Feb 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This national club is... more
This national club is geared towards empowering girls in computer science fields. Open to girls 4th grade and up.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Test your cupcake... more
Test your cupcake decorating skills as we battle it out to see who will win our Cupcake Wars!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Feb 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Does your child need extra... more
Does your child need extra homework help or reading assistance?

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
This service club for... more
This service club for teens is dedicated to raising the community's awareness on animal-welfare issues. Teens that have a passion for helping animals are encouraged to attend.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Feb 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Teen Advisory Board... more
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is open to teens Grades 6-12 who want to take an active role at the Homewood Public Library.

Homewood - Room 101
Tue, Feb 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Experience the joys of... more
Experience the joys of chocolate in this fun-filled chocolate extravaganza.

Sat, Feb 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us as Karen Mitchell... more
Join us as Karen Mitchell from Impact Martial Arts teaches girls how to size up a situation and decide what they should do in this free workshop.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Feb 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Design and create your own... more
Design and create your own unique flower crown!

Teen Reads
  • Judith
    • Turtles all the Way Down
    • Miles Morales
    • Ship of the Dead
    • Genuine Fraud
    • Alls Faire in Middle School
    • The Hate U Give
    • Warcross
    • How Dare the Sun Rise
    • All the Crooked Saints
    • Giant Days

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