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The Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator determines the value of library services in Volusia County Public Library based on per capita spending of local and state funding. For every tax dollar you pay, the library returns several to you in reading, research, programs and services. Here’s an opportunity to see your tax dollars at work.

*Annual property tax for County Library: $62.09
(assumes 4% discount)

* Tax is based on an average home value of 125,000 in Volusia County. Tax amount could be as high as 64.68 (no discount).

The calculator web page has been adapted from a spreadsheet originally provided by the Massachusetts Library Association and then adapted for the web by Chelmsford Public Library.  Maine State library added extra accessibility coding and reformatting for ease of reading online.

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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 14 - December 16 is Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese.

 Indian Horse tells the story of Saul Indian Horse, an Ojibway boy who loses everything only to discover the power and majesty of hockey.

It is always available for download from Freading.

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Don't Get Caught
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The Sun Is Also a Star
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P.S. I Like You
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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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