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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
Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Join us... more
2019 (All Ages) Join us for a dino-mite morning with roarsome snacks, crafts and games as we meet Crunch, the Shy Dinosaur.

Sat, Nov 16, 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, Nov 17, 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, Nov 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 Polymers and Slime... more
2019 Polymers and Slime Time – The students will learn about polymers through demonstrations and making their own slime.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 18, 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, Nov 18, 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, Nov 19, 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, Nov 19, 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, Nov 19, 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.

Wed, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Round Auditorium
(4-7 Grade) Tweens, test... more
(4-7 Grade) Tweens, test your pop-tart knowledge in this special taste off!

Thu, Nov 21, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All ages) Bring your... more
2019 (All ages) Bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal for a night of crafts and snacks with American Girl Felicity!

Fri, Nov 22, 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, Nov 22, 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.

Mon, Nov 25, 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!

Tue, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 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.

Mon, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 Groovy Geography Game... more
2019 Groovy Geography Game – The students will learn some math basics through map-reading. The students will make their own 3D maps.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 02, 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, Dec 02, 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.

Mon, Dec 02, 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, Dec 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, Dec 03, 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, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Preschool) Join us... more
2019 (Preschool) Join us for a special bilingual storytime in English and Spanish!

Wed, Dec 04, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Kids will... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Kids will create mobiles using paper, pom-poms, and other miscellaneous items.

Thu, Dec 05, 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, Dec 05, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Room 110
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.

Sat, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 09, 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.

Mon, Dec 09, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Join our... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Join our Mathnasium friends for fun-filled math activities and prizes

Tue, Dec 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, Dec 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.

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

Wed, Dec 11, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make delicious snacks and crafts with us!

Thu, Dec 12, 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.

Fri, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) December... more
2019 (All Ages) December 14, 1819 is Alabama’s birthday, and we are celebrating with special guests, special giveaways and cake!

Mon, Dec 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 Crime Solving 101 and... more
2019 Crime Solving 101 and The Case of the Missing Library Book – Students will learn about fingerprints and blood typing as they solve the case of the Missing Library Book.
This event is full

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • All the World
    • Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
    • It Could Always Be Worse
    • Thanks A Million
    • Those Shoes
    • Llama Llama Give Thanks
    • I Am Thankful
    • We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga
    • Look and Be Grateful
    • Tiny Blessings for Giving Thanks
Moon Rocks & Meteorites

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