Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.
Research / Study
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 Libby 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
Sun, Jun 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the ancient art of... more
Learn the ancient art of henna tattoos.
This event is full

Homewood - Room 102
Mon, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't... more
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Room 101
Tue, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
This four week series is... more
This four week series is for rising 6th-12th grade teenagers who are interested in learning the basics of drawing.
This event is full

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Jun 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Four high school kids... more
Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Inspired by the... more
Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum...

Homewood - Room 101
Thu, Jun 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for a crafty... more
Join us for a crafty Thursday as Homewood’s own Do-It-Yourself Crafts shows us how to make art with glitter and glass!
This event is full

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Come see all the amazing... more
Come see all the amazing creations that can be made with duct tape.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Sat, Jul 07, 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 - Room 110
Sun, Jul 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Love candles, but hate the... more
Love candles, but hate the cost?

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, Jul 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
This one day ACT prep... more
This one day ACT prep course seminar will give students the opportunity to learn new ACT test strategies and improve their knowledge of test content.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Mon, Jul 09, 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 101
Tue, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A representative from the... more
A representative from the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind Birmingham Regional Center will be teaching American Sign Languages (ASL) classes during this 4 week series.

Homewood - Room 110
Tue, Jul 10, 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 - Large Auditorium
Tue, Jul 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Think you have what it... more
Think you have what it takes to survive the classes at Hogwarts?

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get inspired by the cosmos... more
Get inspired by the cosmos and create beautiful works of art.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all Percy Jackson... more
Calling all Percy Jackson fans!

Homewood - Room 102
Mon, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't... more
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Room 101
Mon, Jul 16, 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 - Room 101
Mon, Jul 16, 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, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A representative from the... more
A representative from the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind Birmingham Regional Center will be teaching American Sign Languages (ASL) classes during this 4 week series.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Tue, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn to make and decorate... more
Learn to make and decorate your own tasty cake pop!

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Wed, Jul 18, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Love sushi? Learn how to... more
Love sushi? Learn how to make your own sushi rolls at home!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Thu, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
We are challenging our... more
We are challenging our teens to see how well they know their favorite foods!

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Fri, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Invent your own delicious... more
Invent your own delicious smoothie creations!

Teen Reads
  • Judith
    • Turtles all the Way Down
    • One of us is lying
    • Dread nation
    • Moon Girl
    • Simon
    • The Hate U Give
    • Poet X
    • My Shot
    • Failing Up
    • Long Way Down
Teen Pix
Sign up for our newsletter