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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
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
Round Auditorium
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
Round Auditorium
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.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 23, 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 23, 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 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.

Wed, Sep 25, 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, Sep 25, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Celebrate... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Celebrate National Comic Book Day by making a Comic piece of art!

Thu, Sep 26, 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, Sep 27, 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.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 27, 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, Sep 30, 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 30, 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, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Large Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) The... more
2019 (All Ages) The Homewood Public Library is thrilled to welcome astronaut Dr. Lawrence DeLucas as he shares his space story.

Tue, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 2:55pm
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.

Tue, Oct 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make a... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make a cool project using simple stitches.

Thu, Oct 03, 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, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Sat, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Round Auditorium
2019 (All Ages) Spend... more
2019 (All Ages) Spend quality time together with stretches and breathing exercises that the whole family can enjoy!

Sat, Oct 05, 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, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Room 101
2019 Live Animal Show and... more
2019 Live Animal Show and Dissecting Owl Pellets – Students will learn about invertebrates and vertebrates by meeting live animals. The children will also dissect owl pellets.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 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, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Put your... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Put your LEGO skills to the test with each new challenge.

Thu, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Brookwood Village Atrium
Join us at Brookwood... more
Join us at Brookwood Village for a special pop up storytime at the atrium near the food court.

Fri, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 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, Oct 15, 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, Oct 15, 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, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 110
Turn old Barbie dolls into... more
Turn old Barbie dolls into something from the walking dead.

Wed, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Round Auditorium
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make... more
2019 (K-5 Grade) Make delicious snacks and crafts with us!

Thu, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 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.

Fri, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Round Auditorium
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us... more
2019 (Ages 2-4) Join us for a fun and energetic movement class. Register online.

Sun, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 101
2019 (K-12 Grade) This... more
2019 (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.

Kid's Reads
  • Laura
    • Little Elliot, Fall Friends
    • A Kiss for Akaraka
    • Little Tree
    • Goodbye Summer. Hello Autumn
    • Yellow Time
    • Free Fall
    • Poppleton in Fall
    • A True Home
    • Pumpkin Spice
    • Crafts to Make in the Fall
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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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