Welcome to Youth Services!
New! Comics and Graphic Novels for Kids and Middle Schoolers
Create a Comics Plus account using your library card to read cool new comics and graphics like Big Nate, Lego Ninjago, Smurfs, Strawberry Shortcake and much more. You may check out five items at a time and the best part is, there are no waiting lists! For help or more information please contact the Youth Department at (708) 798-0121 ext. 222.
Join Patch Club...our school year reading program where kids read books to earn patches and prizes!
- Patch Club is an exciting school year reading program designed for preschoolers through sixth graders to earn patches by reading books.
- Sign up for the Pre-School Patch Club or the K-6 Patch Club today. Happy reading!
Mark Your Calendars...
Escape from the Homewood Library!
Friday, January 3, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. -- FULL! Please join us Saturday, January 4, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Get locked in the library after hours. Find clues and solve a mystery to escape.
- Read "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library" and answer trivia questions to win prizes!
- 3rd through 6th graders.
- Snacks will be served.
- Limit 20.
- Online registration required.
Check out Miss Inma's Blog, featuring good reads for kids and her storyhour themes.
eBooks for Kids
Look for the OverDrive Advantage in our Media on Demand collection of eBooks.
When you seeon a book it means we've purchased extra copies of this title just for our our card-holders. Sign into your account to see our copies. For more information, call us at the Youth Services Desk, 708-798-0121 x 222.
Did You Know?
- We have Storyhours, Storyhour on the Road, and Activities for kids of all ages.
- Storyhour is on Facebook. Log on today and become our friend.
- Visit us on Pinterest
- We have copies of text books from District 153 and St. Joseph in the youth reference area. They can be used in the library or you can make copies of the pages you need.
- Start here for your online research and homework help!
- Next time you're looking for something on the Web, try our search engine recommendations for kids.
- We have a list of award-winning children's books.
- You can find Lexile information
- You can check out these magazines for kids.
- Peek-a-Book, our interactive touchscreen system, has 6 titles that rotate frequently.
- We have an Outreach program that travels to local day care centers. Visit us on Facebook.
17917 Dixie Hwy | Homewood, IL 60430 | 708-798-0121
Mon-Thurs 9 - 9 | Fri-Sat 9 - 5 | Sun 1 - 5