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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 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.
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. Driving-Tests.org 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!
Driving-Tests.org 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!
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Teen Events
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

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

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

Sat, Jun 29, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Large Auditorium
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.
Register

Sun, Jun 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 102
Learn how to play this... more
Learn how to play this popular role-playing game!

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, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
If you love everything... more
If you love everything Harry Potter, then be part of Dumbledore’s Army!

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

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 110
Love manga or anything... more
Love manga or anything Japanese related? Join the Teen Anime Club as we discuss and watch anime.

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, 2:00pm - 3:25pm
Large Auditorium
This four-week series is... more
This four-week series is for teens who are interested in learning the basics of drawing.

Tue, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
If you love everything... more
If you love everything Harry Potter, then be part of Dumbledore’s Army!

Thu, Jul 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Round Auditorium
This bimonthly program for... more
This bimonthly program for teens will focus on teaching the performing arts to aspiring teen thespians

Thu, Jul 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
When a killer shark... more
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt down the beach.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Round Auditorium
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.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Large Auditorium
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.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 110
Learn how easy it is to... more
Learn how easy it is to create your very own bath bombs

Sun, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 102
Learn how to play this... more
Learn how to play this popular role-playing game!

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, 2:00pm - 3:25pm
Large Auditorium
This four-week series is... more
This four-week series is for teens who are interested in learning the basics of drawing.

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
If you love everything... more
If you love everything Harry Potter, then be part of Dumbledore’s Army!

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 102
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.

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!

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, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 101
See what beautiful mermaid... more
See what beautiful mermaid crowns you can make with shells and other whimsical elements.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Large Auditorium
Captain Marvel gets caught... more
Captain Marvel gets caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races

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, 2:00pm - 3:25pm
Large Auditorium
This four-week series is... more
This four-week series is for teens who are interested in learning the basics of drawing.

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
If you love everything... more
If you love everything Harry Potter, then be part of Dumbledore’s Army!

Thu, Jul 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Round Auditorium
This bimonthly program for... more
This bimonthly program for teens will focus on teaching the performing arts to aspiring teen thespians

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Large Auditorium
Invent your own delicious... more
Invent your own delicious smoothie creations!

Fri, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Round Auditorium
(6 Grade) Heading into the... more
(6 Grade) Heading into the 6th grade? Join us for a social event exclusively for students who will be starting middle school (no matter which school you go to!). Registration is required.

Teen Reads
  • Judith
    • Shout
    • Crush
    • With the Fire on High
    • Cells at Work
    • What if it's us
    • Persoplis
    • Bloom
    • On the Come Up
    • Player's Handbook
    • Long Way Down
Teen Stop Motion Animation Class

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  • Learn Foreign Languages
  • Libby
  • Flipster
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