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eBooks, eAudio, & eMagazines
Kanopy
KanopyKanopy offers one of the most unique and compelling collections of film on the planet. Their streaming catalog includes including award-winning documentaries, training films, indie and foreign films, classic must-see's and theatrical releases - on every topic imaginable. Kanopy's catalog of over 26,000 films is easy to search, whether you're looking for a subject or a specific filmmaker. Results can also be filtered by year of production, featured actors/personalities, language and more. Once you've found films you'd like to see, simply check them out and watch any time, anywhere, on any device (and Roku!). Best of all, Kanopy's titles are all instantly available - no holds, no waiting! Click on the Roku Icon below to download the Kanopy Channel, or click on the Kanopy icon below to access the online streaming service and to set up your account,
Libby from Overdrive
Libby from OverdriveMeet Libby. Discover ebooks and audiobooks from Homewood Public Library. Brought to you by OverDrive.

Did you know we have thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, free, using just the device in your hand.

1. Get out your library card
2. Open the Libby app
3. Find your Homewood Public Library
4. Search, sample, borrow, enjoy

It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a book. Libby has a ground-breaking built-in ebook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player. If you prefer, you can send books to your Kindle for reading.

o Stay signed in for as long as you like

o Download books and audiobooks for offline reading, or stream them to save space

o Sample any book with a tap -- nothing to download or delete

o Try a zoomable graphic novel, or a picture book with readalong audio

o All your holds and loans are consolidated on a single shelf

o Tag titles as read, loved, hated, wishlist, schoolbook, beach-reading, whatever you like

o Your loans, holds, reading positions, bookmarks and notes are synchronized automatically across all your devices

o Keep track of your reading history in the Activity tab

Libby is the brand new app from OverDrive. We are trying to simplify and bring joy to every aspect of digital borrowing and reading. If you love it, you can use it instead of the OverDrive app. If you don't love it yet, feel free to keep using the OverDrive app.
Hoopla - eBooks, AudioBooks
Hoopla - eBooks, AudioBooksAudiobooks, eBooks, and comic books!
Free? Free!
Hoopla is an innovative new service that partners with your local public library to bring you thousands of AudioBooks, eBooks, and comic book titles for free. There are no costs or hassles. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone, or tablet.

Why Hoopla?
From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling authors and artists, you're sure to find something you'll enjoy. But it's not just the latest titles - we also have an extensive catalog of educational materials, children's titles, foreign films, and other hard-to-find content not offered anywhere else.

No hassles.
The Hoopla web site and mobile apps are easy to use. We make an unlimited number of copies available to your library, so there are never any waiting lists. Start streaming immediately, or download a title to your phone or tablet for offline viewing later. We'll return it for you at the end of the lending period, so there are never any late fees.
Flipster Online Magazines
Flipster Online MagazinesHomewood residents can now access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster from EBSCO Information Services. Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines, courtesy of the library. Magazines can be downloaded to Android(TM) phones and tablets, Apple iPhones and tablets, and Kindle Fire tablets for offline reading anytime, anywhere.

Flipster offers an easy, browse-able reading experience. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines. The table of contents contains links for quick access to articles of interest and hotlinks within magazines are hyperlinked, opening in separate tabs when clicked. In addition, there is an option to zoom in and out for better readability. Your Patron ID is your library card number.

Online Learning
Learning Express Library
Learning Express LibraryThe 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.
Movies, Music, TV, Documentaries
Hoopla Movies, Music
Hoopla Movies, Music Music, Movies and so much more!
Free? Free!
Hoopla is an innovative new service that partners with your local public library to bring you thousands of movies, television, music, titles for free. There are no costs or hassles. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone, or tablet.

Why hoopla?
From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling authors and artists, you're sure to find something you'll enjoy. But it's not just the latest titles - we also have an extensive catalog of educational materials, children's titles, foreign films, and other hard-to-find content not offered anywhere else.

No hassles.
The Hoopla web site and mobile apps are easy to use. We make an unlimited number of copies available to your library, so there are never any waiting lists. Start streaming immediately, or download a title to your phone or tablet for offline viewing later. We'll return it for you at the end of the lending period, so there are never any late fees.
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Wed, Apr 08, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
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This workshop is geared towards casual users. Join us as Apple® certified trainers for Alabama Tech-Ease answer your questions on how best to use your Apple® device.

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Thu, Apr 09, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
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Thu, Apr 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Regardless of your political persuasion, join us as we discuss this month’s book:

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Mon, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
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Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome.

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Mon, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Norma Shearer stars as a happily married woman who... more
Norma Shearer stars as a happily married woman who lets her catty friends talk her into a divorce when her husband strays with Joan Crawford.

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Tue, Apr 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interested in applying to the University of Alabama?

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To register, contact Stephanie at The Literacy Council- 205-326-1925 or slyas@literacy-council.org

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Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club - Tuesday, April 14, 6:30-8 p.m. Boardroom Compelling tale that is at once a true-crime thriller, a courtroom drama, & miniature biography of Harper Lee.

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Wed, Apr 15, 11:00am - 1:30pm
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The Homewood Public Library is here to help with the 2020 Census!

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Sat, Apr 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us as author Andrea Wilson chronicles her... more
Join us as author Andrea Wilson chronicles her sister’s Adrienne’s remarkable life, from the time she was born to the day she dies at age fifteen of liver cancer.

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Sun, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
This film series will provide fascinating looks at... more
This film series will provide fascinating looks at the many problems within our society.

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Mon, Apr 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
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Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome.

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Dr. Stephen Strange's life changes after a car... more
Dr. Stephen Strange's life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his hands.

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Mon, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
In hopes of sparking conversation around the issues... more
In hopes of sparking conversation around the issues our kids/tweens/teens are facing today, The Homewood Public Library is hosting a monthly book club for educators.

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Food not provided by the library but participants are encouraged to purchase beverages/food to enjoy during the meeting.

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Tue, Apr 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Have you been wondering about all the new changes... more
Have you been wondering about all the new changes to our Medicare Benefits?

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Tue, Apr 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
To register, contact Stephanie at The Literacy... more
To register, contact Stephanie at The Literacy Council- 205-326-1925 or slyas@literacy-council.org

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Tue, Apr 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Have you been wondering about all the new changes... more
Have you been wondering about all the new changes to our Medicare Benefits?

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Wed, Apr 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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Join us for this special class with Apple® Certified trainers for Alabama Tech-Ease.

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Thu, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal... more
The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal support to families experiencing the death of a child.

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Thu, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
UAB Presents

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Sat, Apr 25, 9:30am - 4:00pm
The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP... more
The AARP Smart Driver Course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for older drivers.

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Mon, Apr 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
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Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome.

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Mon, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
In the late 19th century a remote settlement on the... more
In the late 19th century a remote settlement on the south coast of Australia became in the second wealthiest city in the British Empire and eight-time winner of the "World's Most Livable City" award.

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Tue, Apr 28, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The death of a pet can be one of the most... more
The death of a pet can be one of the most devastating events that can happen to a person – yet one of the most misunderstood, too.

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Wed, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
A powerful novel based on the incredible true story... more
A powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist, Hedy Lamarr, whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.

Fri, May 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Large Auditorium
Greer Garson earned an Oscar as an English... more
Greer Garson earned an Oscar as an English housewife whose family struggles to survive WWII. Powerful war-time drama won 7 Oscars including Best Picture.

Mon, May 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Large Auditorium
Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga... more
Take time out of your busy schedule for free yoga classes at the library. All levels of fitness welcome.

Tue, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Boardroom
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Join us for a brand new kind of genre book club. Instead of all reading the same book, you get to do it your way…

Thu, May 07, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 102
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How the process of wise spending, proper use of credit, saving, investing, and protecting yourself from fraud can lead to financial security.

Thu, May 07, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Large Auditorium
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Come one, come all! You are invited to the OLLI Spring Open House.

Thu, May 07, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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Learn how to build a retirement nest egg through... more
Learn how to build a retirement nest egg through saving and investing. Tips on spending, saving, & basic investment principles that can get you ahead.

Fri, May 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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A look at the evolution of what was known as "Decoration Day" into the Memorial Day of today when America pauses to honor its men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Adult Reads
  • Leslie
    • The Girl With the Louding Voice
    • Night Watchman
    • Actress
    • The Splendid and the Vile
    • Separation Anxiety
    • Strung Out
    • Suffrage - Women's Long Battle to Vote
    • These Ghosts Are Family
    • A Very Stable Genius
    • Weather
Valentine Dinner Theater - 2020

Adult Services Blog
  • Kids Kanopy
  • The Alabama Virtual Library
  • Niche Academy
  • Tumblebooks
  • Flipster
  • The New York Times
  • Kanopy
  • Hoopla
  • Career Alabama
  • HPL Mobile App
  • Chilton Auto Repair Manuals
  • Consumer Reports Online
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