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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
Fri, Apr 28, All day
In honor of National... more
In honor of National Poetry Month, the Homewood Public Library is holding a poetry contest for teens Grades 6-12.

Homewood - Round Auditorium
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Love manga or anything... more
Love manga or anything Japanese related? Join the Teen Anime Club as we discuss and watch anime.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, May 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Cosmic outlaws face an... more
Cosmic outlaws face an interstellar villain who seeks to control the universe with a powerful orb.

Homewood - Boardroom
Mon, May 01, 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 102
Tue, May 02, 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 - Large Auditorium
Tue, May 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The N.E. Miles Jewish... more
The N.E. Miles Jewish School and the Birmingham Holocaust Educational Center invite you to a screening of Names, Not Numbers:

Homewood - Room 101
Thu, May 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Get creative with your... more
Get creative with your cookie decorating skills! Learn different techniques for making fun designs. Open to 6th-12th graders. All supplies provided. Online registration required.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to code, but don't... more
Want to code, but don't know where to start?

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Mon, May 08, 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 - Round Auditorium
Tue, May 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
This national club is... more
This national club is geared towards empowering girls grades 6-12 who are interested in the computer science field. No registration required, participants are encouraged to bring their laptops.

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Tue, May 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
the colorful true story of... more
the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess,

Homewood - Large Auditorium
Wed, May 17, 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
Thu, May 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us as we learn about... more
Join us as we learn about stars, the Moon and our planets with David Weigel from the Samford Planetarium. Suggested for ages 10 years and up. Online registration is required.

Teen Reads
  • Judith
    • Carve the Mark
    • Civil War II
    • The King's Cage
    • Wolverine. Old Man Logan
    • Haikyu!!
    • Girl Code
    • The Hate U Give
    • Alexander Hamilton
    • The End of Oz
    • Stranger than Fanfiction

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