Teen Limited-Edition Library Card Design Contest

Teen Library Card Design Contest

  • Calling all teen artists! Grab your markers, colored pencils, or drawing medium of your choice and design a limited-edition library card for the Volusia County Public Library.
  • Art submission packets are now available online and at all library branches. See the packet for the full contest rules.
  • Artists must be between the ages of 13 - 19.
  • Artists must live in Volusia County and/or have a teen or guardian Volusia County Public Library account.
  • Entries will be accepted starting July 1 and all entries must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2024.
  • Paper submissions are accepted at any library branch. Digital submissions can be emailed as an attachment to vcplinfo@volusia.org

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Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

Summer Challenges now available!

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Nutritious Meals for Children During the Summer

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Scholastic Bookflix

Animated classic storybooks introduce early learners to the delights of reading while sparking curiosity, creating a natural springboard into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery.

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Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Help children learn key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. For ages 3-6.

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Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic Teachables

Ready-to-use resources to support instruction for teachers and the homeschooling community.

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Your library's newest language tool

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Recipe and Reads: Family Culinary Labs

Family Culinary Labs – six in total – will serve up comprehensive culinary literacy programs that will include such things as hands-on demonstrations of food and nutritional literacy; food acquisition methods; food handling, hygiene and safety; and consumer cost-saving techniques and meal stretching.

Visit the Library's Recipes & Reads page for more information on culinary topics, recommended books, and a listing of upcoming programs.

Recipes & Reads

Social Worker in the Libraries

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Storytime @ the Museum

Storytime @ the Museum is an interactive literacy program designed for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers visiting the museum.

Children and caregivers are introduced to a wide variety of introductory literacy skills through stories, rhymes, and some motor activities; in a fun, learning environment.

Themes are specifically designed to be relatable to exhibits that may be within the museum.

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The Museum of Arts and Sciences is located at 1352 S Nova Rd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114.

Volusia Reads Online Book Club

Volusia County Public Library has partnered with PBC Guru and Freading to create a virtual book club for patrons and the community.

The book for June - July is Before You Found Me by Brooke Beyfuss.

 How far would you go to save a child who isn't even yours? Before You Found Me explores the unlikely bond that develops between two abuse survivors and takes a deep dive into personal sacrifice, morality, and the healing powers of family--both blood and found--from the author of After We Were Stolen.

It's always available for download from Freading.

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