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Children's Summer Reading Challenge

The Children's Summer Challenge is from June 5-August 11. Read and log at least 4 days a week to earn a prize for that week! Complete at least 4 activities in each "activity track" to earn a prize. Stop by your local library branch at any time during the challenge to collect your prizes.

  • Registration begins May 28th
  • Begin tracking your reading starting June 5th
  • Link to your VCS account so you can complete your school challenges at the same time!

Summer is almost here!

June 5 - August 11, 2023

Summer Library Program

Kindergarten Readiness

We will explore different themes, presenting tools and activities that will help your child succeed in Kindergarten.

Days of the Week

Ms. Jess will cover the days of the week, and teach children a song to help remember the days of the week.

Kindergarten Readiness Playlist on YouTube

Rhyme Time Fingerplays Playlist on YouTube

Sight Words

Spectacular Sight Words! Follow along with Ms. Karyn as we learn our 40 Pre-Kindergarten Sight Words.

Sight Word Playlist on YouTube

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.

 World Book Early Learning

World Book Early Learning is designed for preschool students. This database reinforces early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others. The guided reading program, lesson plans, and curriculum correlations make teaching easier for educators and parents. Volusia County Public Library card required for remote access. DO NOT enter a PIN code or password if prompted.

Circle Prints

Get ready to be creative! Learn to create art out of circles, using common household items!

Volusia Reads: S.T.R.E.A.M Playlist on YouTube

Volusia Reads Bilingual!

Volusia Reads Bilingual is an interactive, bilingual literacy program designed for children ages 0-5 years old. Children and their caregivers are introduced to basic building blocks of literacy, in English and Spanish.


Fun Spanish songs and rhymes about dreams.

Volusia Reads: Bilingual playlist

Sign Language

Sign Time playlist

Link to iVox Frequently Asked Questions Page

iVox is an interactive storybook app for children ages 4-8. Designed for little hands and big imaginations, iVOX brings favorite stories to life with three dimensional characters and scenes that children can explore. Library card number and PIN code required.

Download from the app store Link to Google Play Store

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Girl Scouts of Citrus

The Library is happy to participate in the Library Love patch program.

Please click this link and select from a number of databases that will help you complete the requirements.


Calendar of all
upcoming programs.

Visit our Virtual Escape Challenges

Our creative librarians challenge you! Solve these virtual escape challenges suitable for families of all ages.

Big Bad Wolf vs. The Library

Case of the Stolen Book

Play Fairy Tale Mystery

Play Dragons vs. Library Knights

Parent portal

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
Search for AR books

Reading Counts Quick Find
Search for Reading Counts Books

Homeschooling Information
Volusia County Homeschooling

Access Scholastic Teachables.  You are leaving the Library's website.

Fun stuff

Link to Smithsonian Kids

Link to Scratch