library in the forest resources

This collection of online resources is selected, monitored, and organized by the Library. Many of these resources are not found on the Web and are only available to Library card holders.

Vestavia Hills City Schools
Vestavia Hills Schools
Homework Help Homework Help & Tutoring

Ensuring that each student has knowledge, character, and self-worth to fulfill and achieve their personal aspirations and contribute in society.

Free Tutoring for Math, Science, Social Studies and English for grades K3-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners.

Library Databases
Library Databases:
  • Get their information from professionals or experts in their field vs. web sites can be written by anyone regardless of expertise.
  • Contain only published works that have been fact checked vs. web sites which may contain opinon over fact.
  • Are easy to cite in a bibliography vs. web sites usually don't provide the necessary citation information.
  • Can help you narrow your topic and suggest related subjects vs. web sites which are often not organized for research needs.
  • Are updated frequently and include publication dates vs. web sites that may not provide current information.
Book reviews & recommendations
Amazon's Best of 2013
Amazon's Best of 2013
NYT Best Sellers
New York Times Best Sellers
USA Today Books
USA Today Books
Award Winning Reads
Award Winning Reads
Oprah's Book Club
Oprah's Book Club
NPR Books
NPR Books


Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Community Information
Voting in Jefferson County, Alabama

The City of Vestavia Hills is charmingly situated atop Shades Mountain. Vestavia is a great place to raise a family, work and play.

Voter Registration Forms are available at any public library in Jefferson County. You can also confirm your voting location by contacting the Board of Registrars.

OLLI: Osher Lifeling Learning Institute (Vestavia Chapter)
Affordable Care Act
Books by Mail
Benefits Checkup
Eldercare Locator
Family Caregiver Alliance
Meals on Wheels
Senior and Assisted Living in Alabama
Birmingham Seniors Resources Guide
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

A Member of the JCLC Cooperative

As part of the Jefferson County Library system, The Vestavia Hills library has become a part of every Jefferson County library, linked by library computers. There are also computers for public use, both for adults and children, and a wealth of information thus becomes available to all library patrons.