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      Daytona Beach Regional Library
      John H Dickerson Heritage Library
Public access Internet and WiFi are available at all other locations.
Items due today have been extended to October 11th.

Staff is available to assist residents with FEMA applications.

Earn An Accredited High School Diploma and Career Certificate Online

Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn their high school diploma while working around their busy schedules. Gain the skills to advance your career or go on to college. 

The high school program includes a vocational certificate in career pathways such as home care professional, child care, office management, security professional, commercial driving, retail customer service, food services, hospitality, and general career preparation.

Complete the survey

Before getting started, it is important to determine if this online high school program will meet your needs. Our readiness survey will help evaluate if the program is right for you. It should take you only a few minutes to complete.

The survey also requires you to provide a personal statement that will help us understand your motivation for pursuing a high school diploma. It’s your chance to tell us why your application should be accepted by the library. Your response should be no more than 150 words (approximately 5 sentences) and all sentences should be well constructed and free of grammar and spelling errors.

Online Survey

If you are interested in the COHS program or need more information, please contact us at VCPLprograms@volusia.org.

Direct link to Career Online High School's website and FAQ.


The Florida Legislature and Governor approved the scholarship funding for COHS. COHS is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services through partnerships with public libraries throughout the state.

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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 August 5 - October 7 is Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton.

 A lost father, a mute brother, a mother in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious felon for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in the way... Joyous and heartbreaking, this is a story of brotherhood, true love and the most unlikely of friendships.

It is always available for download from Freading.

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