Introducing Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It's as challenging as it is fun! For ages 3-6.

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Nurture your creative side with 1000+ video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more.

Click this link for a tutorial on how to use creativebug. offers access to more than 6,300 online courses and 267,000 video tutorials teaching business, software, technology and creative skills. recommends that tablet and other smart device users access the site with a browser and the link on this page instead of using the mobile app. Patrons using the mobile app are sometimes locked out of some of the areas on the site.

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 Mango Languages is a fun online language-learning resource for those wishing to learn a foreign language or for those studying English as a second language.


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 Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials.

Scholastic's teacher-authors create and vet thousands of high-quality, ready-to-use resources so that teachers and the homeschooling community do not have to spend countless hours searching for reliable content to support their instruction.

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Tech-Talk logoTech-talk empowers you to achieve greater success with easy to understand articles, videos and tips on technology and communications. The database covers a large number of subjects … from Microsoft Office to Google... and everything in-between. Tech-Talk is an excellent resource for techies and non-techies alike. Fresh content is added each week so it’s current, relevant and useful.

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Use the Testing & Education Reference Center to take practice tests and use test prep eBooks for college entrance, high school FCAT, civil service/licensing exams, military entrance exams and the GED. You can also search college and graduate school entries and find scholarships.

Click this link for a tutorial on how to use the Testing & Education Reference Center. is an online tutoring company that connects students to tutors in online classrooms.

The service runs from 10 am to 12 am daily offering homework help and test preparation to students in grades four through 12 and college.

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Online tutorials for digital resources!

The Volusia County Public Library provides online tutorials for some of our most popular digital services. These tutorials will walk you all the way through the process with the goal of providing a satisfying experience using the library's digital resources.


The tutorials provide up-to-date information and include:

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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 October 15 - December 16 is Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space.

It is always available for download from Freading.

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Don't Get Caught
The Sun Is Also a Star
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This Is Where It Ends
P.S. I Like You
Love & Gelato
Genius: The Game
If I Was Your Girl
An Irish Country Doctor
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

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