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.

Online learning and tutoring

Creativebug

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.


LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Unlock access to 10,000+ on-demand courses to help you learn more and achieve success. LinkedIn Learning for Library includes courses in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese.

  • Quality Content - taught by experts in your field with 35+ new courses a week.
  • Personalized Curation - get course recommendations based on the most in-demand skills for your unique role.
  • On Your Schedule - available anytime, anywhere.

 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.

 

Click this link for a tutorial on how to use Mango Languages.

Volusia County Public Library card required for remote access. DO NOT enter a PIN code or password if prompted.


Use Peterson's Test Prep, formerly known as the Testing & Education Reference Center, to search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take practice tests, and use test prep eBooks.

Click this link for a tutorial on how to use Peterson's Test Prep.


 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.

Library card number is required for remote access.


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.

Search the database and sign up for the weekly newsletter.

Go to https://www.tech-talk.com/login/vcpl. The username and password are vcpl


tutor.com 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.

Click this link for a tutorial on how to use tutor.com.

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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:

  • Video instruction
  • Printable step-by-step guides
  • A mobile-responsive user interface

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 January 7- March 10 is The Water Keeper by Charles Martin.

 Murphy Shepherd is a man with many secrets. When he pulls a beautiful woman named Summer out of Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, Murph is pulled into the dark and dangerous world of modern-day slavery. He, Summer, and some unexpected friends race against the clock to find her missing daughter.

It is always available for download from Freading.

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Books we're currently reading

Don't Get Caught
Scythe
The Sun Is Also a Star
Lady Midnight
This Is Where It Ends
Heartless
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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