Homewood Public Library, Homewood, AL

Homewood Public Library, Homewood, AL We love a good book or eBook, and like to listen to audiobooks and CDs, watch DVDs, and play video games. Continuing education is something we believe in and we always welcome a challenge, but most of all we love to laugh and have FUN!
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Founded in 1941, the award-winning Homewood Public Library offers books, movies, music and lots of great programming for all ages. We also have fantastic online resources, including databases, ebooks, and streaming media.

Operating as usual

Today is a lovely day to enjoy our newly remodeled courtyard! Remember we close at 4:30 p.m. today due to the We 💗 Homew...
05/01/2021

Today is a lovely day to enjoy our newly remodeled courtyard! Remember we close at 4:30 p.m. today due to the We 💗 Homewood parade.

#welovehomewood #homewood #HomewoodAl #HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAlabama

Today is a lovely day to enjoy our newly remodeled courtyard! Remember we close at 4:30 p.m. today due to the We 💗 Homewood parade.

#welovehomewood #homewood #HomewoodAl #HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAlabama

Help support our Library Foundation! Stop by Taco Mama in Homewood on Monday night. 🌮
05/01/2021

Help support our Library Foundation! Stop by Taco Mama in Homewood on Monday night. 🌮

Our friends at @eatattacomama in Homewood are hosting another dine-out fundraiser for us! Make plans to be there
🌮🍹 5-9pm on Monday, May 3 🍹🌮

Things are heating up at the Library! Borrow one of these steamy romances and enjoy some shirtless heroes. #Libraries #H...
05/01/2021

Things are heating up at the Library! Borrow one of these steamy romances and enjoy some shirtless heroes.

#Libraries #HomewoodPublicLibrary #romancereaders

Is your teen struggling with science? We're offering a ACT Science Bootcamp this Thursday that will help them prepare fo...
05/01/2021
Virtual ACT Science Bootcamp

Is your teen struggling with science? We're offering a ACT Science Bootcamp this Thursday that will help them prepare for the ACT! Click the link for more details.

Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. via Zoom

Recommended Reads for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage MonthMissi recommends:The Wrath of the Dawn by @reneeahdi...
05/01/2021

Recommended Reads for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Missi recommends:

The Wrath of the Dawn by @reneeahdieh

An Ember in the Ashes by @sabaatahir

Shadow of the Fox by @juliekagawaauthor

American Panda by @gloriacchao

#ReadWoke #HomewoodAL #WeNeedDiverseBooks #AAPI

Recommended Reads for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Missi recommends:

The Wrath of the Dawn by @reneeahdieh

An Ember in the Ashes by @sabaatahir

Shadow of the Fox by @juliekagawaauthor

American Panda by @gloriacchao

#ReadWoke #HomewoodAL #WeNeedDiverseBooks #AAPI

Is your tween looking to join a book club? We have one that is just for our 4th-7th graders. We will be discussing Linda...
05/01/2021

Is your tween looking to join a book club? We have one that is just for our 4th-7th graders. We will be discussing Linda Sue Park's Prairie Lotus on Tuesday via Zoom. Register at https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/event/4976493

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #bookclubs #Homewood #HomewoodAL #Homewood

Is your tween looking to join a book club? We have one that is just for our 4th-7th graders. We will be discussing Linda Sue Park's Prairie Lotus on Tuesday via Zoom. Register at https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/event/4976493

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #bookclubs #Homewood #HomewoodAL #Homewood

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?"My kids love the opportunities for connection and community. They love t...
04/30/2021

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"My kids love the opportunities for connection and community. They love that the children's librarians know them. My teen loves volunteering and participating in TAB."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"My kids love the opportunities for connection and community. They love that the children's librarians know them. My teen loves volunteering and participating in TAB."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

Today is Adopt-A-Shelter-Pet Day, and Leo the Lion is sharing some of his favorite stories about pet adoption. Whether i...
04/30/2021

Today is Adopt-A-Shelter-Pet Day, and Leo the Lion is sharing some of his favorite stories about pet adoption. Whether it's a dog, cat, or even a goat, these animals need a special place to call home. There are numerous organizations or animal sanctuaries in Alabama that you can visit whenever you are ready for a sweet and furry friend! For now, check these titles out at the Homewood Public Library Children's Department or place a hold on them through our website's catalog at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org. Enjoy!

Titles:
-The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig by Caprice Crane, Derek Walter, & Steven Jenkins
-Madeline Finn & the Shelter Dog by Lisa Papp
-Tails From the Animal Shelter by Stephanie Shaw
-Stormy: A Story About Finding a Forever Home by Guojing
-Angel & Her Wonderful Wheels: A True Story of a Little Goat who Walked with Wheels by Leanne Lauricella

#HomewoodAL #CityofHomewood #WeAreHWD #AdpotAShelterPetDay

Today is Adopt-A-Shelter-Pet Day, and Leo the Lion is sharing some of his favorite stories about pet adoption. Whether it's a dog, cat, or even a goat, these animals need a special place to call home. There are numerous organizations or animal sanctuaries in Alabama that you can visit whenever you are ready for a sweet and furry friend! For now, check these titles out at the Homewood Public Library Children's Department or place a hold on them through our website's catalog at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org. Enjoy!

Titles:
-The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig by Caprice Crane, Derek Walter, & Steven Jenkins
-Madeline Finn & the Shelter Dog by Lisa Papp
-Tails From the Animal Shelter by Stephanie Shaw
-Stormy: A Story About Finding a Forever Home by Guojing
-Angel & Her Wonderful Wheels: A True Story of a Little Goat who Walked with Wheels by Leanne Lauricella

#HomewoodAL #CityofHomewood #WeAreHWD #AdpotAShelterPetDay

***************Try Libby**************Libby is a free digital library app! All you need is your library card to borrow e...
04/30/2021

***************Try Libby**************
Libby is a free digital library app! All you need is your library card to borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks 24 hours a day! Go to libbyapp.com or download the app on your device today! #homewood #homewoodal
https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/eservices

***************Try Libby**************
Libby is a free digital library app! All you need is your library card to borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks 24 hours a day! Go to libbyapp.com or download the app on your device today! #homewood #homewoodal
https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/eservices

Due to the We Love Homewood Day Parade the Library will close on Saturday @ 4:30 p.m.#homewoodalabama #paradeday
04/30/2021

Due to the We Love Homewood Day Parade the Library will close on Saturday @ 4:30 p.m.

#homewoodalabama #paradeday

Due to the We Love Homewood Day Parade the Library will close on Saturday @ 4:30 p.m.

#homewoodalabama #paradeday

Free audiobooks? Yes, please!
04/30/2021

Free audiobooks? Yes, please!

Day after tomorrow! Are you ready?

Fun Fact: You can now reserve a bonus bag for inside pick-up. What's a bonus bag? A bag full of library items selected j...
04/29/2021

Fun Fact: You can now reserve a bonus bag for inside pick-up. What's a bonus bag? A bag full of library items selected just for you by your librarians! Reserve one at https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/bonusbags

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAL #HomewoodAlabama #HomewooFun Fact: You can now reserve a bonus bag for inside pick-up. What's a bonus bag? A bag full of library items selected just for you by your librarians! Reserve one at https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/bonusbags

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAL #HomewoodAlabama

Fun Fact: You can now reserve a bonus bag for inside pick-up. What's a bonus bag? A bag full of library items selected just for you by your librarians! Reserve one at https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/bonusbags

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAL #HomewoodAlabama #HomewooFun Fact: You can now reserve a bonus bag for inside pick-up. What's a bonus bag? A bag full of library items selected just for you by your librarians! Reserve one at https://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/bonusbags

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAL #HomewoodAlabama

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?"It is always so clean and quiet. I still feel at home there after all of...
04/29/2021

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"It is always so clean and quiet. I still feel at home there after all of these years."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"It is always so clean and quiet. I still feel at home there after all of these years."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

The Alabama Library Association (ALLA) awards were held virtually today and several Homewood Library staff members were ...
04/29/2021

The Alabama Library Association (ALLA) awards were held virtually today and several Homewood Library staff members were recognized for the 2020 and 2021 awards. Congrats to Heather Cover (2021 Eminent Librarian Award), Edward Eggleston (Paralibrarian Award), and Laura Tucker (2020 Outstanding Youth Services Award)!

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #HomewoodAL #HomewoodAlabama

Virtual Book Clubs in May!Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm GladwellHomewood Senior Center ...
04/29/2021

Virtual Book Clubs in May!
Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
Homewood Senior Center Book Club: Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson
Better Than Therapy Book Club: Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan

Register for these programs at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events to receive the Zoom link.

Virtual Book Clubs in May!
Oxmoor Page Turners Book Club: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
Homewood Senior Center Book Club: Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson
Better Than Therapy Book Club: Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan

Register for these programs at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org/events to receive the Zoom link.

For this week, we are featuring children's books embracing disabilities and differences. It is beneficial to read books ...
04/29/2021

For this week, we are featuring children's books embracing disabilities and differences. It is beneficial to read books such as these to promote inclusion, engage in discussions, and help cope with difficult feelings that may arise. Here are 18 books that you can check out in the Children's Department or click the link on our bio, which will redirect you to our Kid's Blog to place a hold on these titles. We have numerous books that highlight their stories, and we encourage everyone to check them out! Enjoy!

#HomewoodAL #CityofHomewood #WeAreHWD #AutismAwarenessMonth

Book Pairings: Fiction & Nonfiction titles that go great together.Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of th...
04/29/2021

Book Pairings: Fiction & Nonfiction titles that go great together.

Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Jacobites: A New History of the '45 Rebellion by Jacqueline Riding

Check them out at homewoodpubliclibrary.org!

#wearehwd #cityofhomewood #homewoodal

Book Pairings: Fiction & Nonfiction titles that go great together.

Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Jacobites: A New History of the '45 Rebellion by Jacqueline Riding

Check them out at homewoodpubliclibrary.org!

#wearehwd #cityofhomewood #homewoodal

Today's weather went really well with Miss Mary and Miss Laura's Storytime at the Park! Their engaging underwater themed...
04/28/2021

Today's weather went really well with Miss Mary and Miss Laura's Storytime at the Park! Their engaging underwater themed stories, interactive songs, and superb dance moves made everyone feel like they were at the beach! Join us next week, May 5 at 9:30 A.M. at Spring Park for another fun Storytime at the Park! See you there!

#HomewoodAL #CityofHomewood #WeAreHWD #storytime

Today's weather went really well with Miss Mary and Miss Laura's Storytime at the Park! Their engaging underwater themed stories, interactive songs, and superb dance moves made everyone feel like they were at the beach! Join us next week, May 5 at 9:30 A.M. at Spring Park for another fun Storytime at the Park! See you there!

#HomewoodAL #CityofHomewood #WeAreHWD #storytime

It's #readwokewednesday and we are highlighting some of our favorite diverse kids, teen, and adult titles. Reserve one o...
04/28/2021

It's #readwokewednesday and we are highlighting some of our favorite diverse kids, teen, and adult titles. Reserve one of these fantastic books through our online catalog at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org
#readwoke #weneeddiversebooks #libraries #homewoodpubliclibrary #homewoodlibrary

It's #readwokewednesday and we are highlighting some of our favorite diverse kids, teen, and adult titles. Reserve one of these fantastic books through our online catalog at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org
#readwoke #weneeddiversebooks #libraries #homewoodpubliclibrary #homewoodlibrary

Friday is the last day to view the “Tired of Giving in: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott” and “Women of the Mon...
04/28/2021
2 new exhibits coming to Homewood Public Library

Friday is the last day to view the “Tired of Giving in: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott” and “Women of the Montgomery Bus Boycott” exhibit!

Two new exhibits are coming to the Homewood Public Library. One will share the legacy of Rosa Parks through April, and a May exhibit will celebrate Asian Pacific American history.

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?"I think everything about the Homewood Public Library is amazing. I love ...
04/28/2021

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"I think everything about the Homewood Public Library is amazing. I love the library, it's a peaceful place where many people can come in and enjoy their time there reading, studying, or doing activities there."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"I think everything about the Homewood Public Library is amazing. I love the library, it's a peaceful place where many people can come in and enjoy their time there reading, studying, or doing activities there."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

Virtual Star Wars Trivia is next week! Register online at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org for this All Ages event. Deadlin...
04/27/2021

Virtual Star Wars Trivia is next week! Register online at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org for this All Ages event. Deadline to register is May 3. Kahoot and Zoom information will be sent out on May 4.

Questions? Email [email protected] for answers!

Virtual Star Wars Trivia is next week! Register online at www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org for this All Ages event. Deadline to register is May 3. Kahoot and Zoom information will be sent out on May 4.

Questions? Email [email protected] for answers!

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?"Being a wonderful resource for all ages in the Homewood community."2021 ...
04/27/2021

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"Being a wonderful resource for all ages in the Homewood community."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"Being a wonderful resource for all ages in the Homewood community."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

We love to offer unique items for you to borrow! Have you borrowed an iPad yet? These are perfect for trips or just arou...
04/27/2021

We love to offer unique items for you to borrow! Have you borrowed an iPad yet? These are perfect for trips or just around the house. To borrow an iPad visit www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org/ipads

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #ipad

We love to offer unique items for you to borrow! Have you borrowed an iPad yet? These are perfect for trips or just around the house. To borrow an iPad visit www.homewoodpubliclibrary.org/ipads

#HomewoodPublicLibrary #ipad

Virtual Tuesday Trivia: Star WarsTuesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m.(All Ages) May the force be with you in this fun trivia gam...
04/27/2021

Virtual Tuesday Trivia: Star Wars
Tuesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m.
(All Ages) May the force be with you in this fun trivia game! Questions will cover the original theatrical versions AND Lucas's edited versions of Episodes IV, V, & VI: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, & Return of the Jedi.

Register online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org by May 3. Kahoot & Zoom information will be sent on May 4.

#MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWars #TriviaTuesday #HomewoodAL

Virtual Tuesday Trivia: Star Wars
Tuesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m.
(All Ages) May the force be with you in this fun trivia game! Questions will cover the original theatrical versions AND Lucas's edited versions of Episodes IV, V, & VI: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, & Return of the Jedi.

Register online at homewoodpubliclibrary.org by May 3. Kahoot & Zoom information will be sent on May 4.

#MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWars #TriviaTuesday #HomewoodAL

Is your tween or teen looking for a new nonfiction read?
04/26/2021
Brand New Nonfiction

Is your tween or teen looking for a new nonfiction read?

We’re swimming in tons of brand new nonfiction reads for your tween and teen! See one you like? Click on the title to be redirected to the Library Catalog to request this book! Happy reading!…

The winners of our 5th Annual K-12 Student Art Contest have been announced!
04/26/2021
Student Art Contest winners announced

The winners of our 5th Annual K-12 Student Art Contest have been announced!

The library received the highest number of submissions to date with almost 200 entries.

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?"We love the teen events, the selection of books and how easy it is to ge...
04/26/2021

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"We love the teen events, the selection of books and how easy it is to get books from other locations here."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"We love the teen events, the selection of books and how easy it is to get books from other locations here."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

Tales from the Ant World by Edward O. Wilson "Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colon...
04/26/2021
Backyard Visitors

Tales from the Ant World by Edward O. Wilson "Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony," writes E.O. Wilson, one of the world's most beloved scientists, "their clashes dwarf Waterloo and Gettysburg." In Tales from the Ant World, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilson takes us on a myrmecological tour to such far-flung destinations as Mozambique and New Guinea, the Gulf of Mexico's Dauphin Island and even his parent's overgrown backyard, thrillingly relating his nine-decade-long scientific obsession with over 15,000 ant species....

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Tales from the Ant World by Edward O. Wilson “Ants are the most warlike of all animals, with colony pitted against colony,” writes E.O. Wilson, one of the world’s most beloved sci…

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?"Well before Covid I really liked having speakers in where we could learn...
04/26/2021

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"Well before Covid I really liked having speakers in where we could learn about the history of food and drinks and have samples. It's a fun way to meet people and learn something while you're at it. I miss those events."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

What do you love about Homewood Public Library?

"Well before Covid I really liked having speakers in where we could learn about the history of food and drinks and have samples. It's a fun way to meet people and learn something while you're at it. I miss those events."

2021 Feedback Survey Response

#homewoodal #cityofhomewood #wearehwd

Address

1721 Oxmoor Rd
Homewood, AL
35209

General information

Serving the Homewood Community and all of Jefferson County, the Homewood Public Library offers books, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video games, eBooks, downloadable audio books, Internet connectivity, and 24 hour online access to the catalog and electronic resources. The Library provides meeting space, computers, computer training classes and programming for all ages. Whatever your informational needs, we have it and it’s FREE! Hours and Directions http://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/hoursDirections Contact Us http://homewoodpubliclibrary.org/contact Search the catalog http://encore.bham.lib.al.us/iii/encore

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:30
Thursday 10:00 - 17:30
Friday 10:00 - 17:30
Saturday 10:00 - 17:30

Telephone

(205) 332-6600

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