1000 Books Before Kindergarten™ is a self-paced, early literacy program for children ages 0-6 designed to increase vocabulary, build reading confidence and promote pre-reading skills necessary for kindergarten. Register and track your reading online or by visiting any Volusia County Public Library branch. Click here to enroll.
Subscribe to the library's 1000 books newsletter or click on a book cover below to see some reading suggestions.
Lit Kits include library books, activities, and other educational materials. Kits will be filled and picked up on a weekly basis (or less frequently, depending on patron preference).
This service is for all children grade 5 and under.
Our children's librarians pick a storytime theme every week and suggest titles for you to download or checkout.
Select a book cover to make a reservation. Library card number and PIN code required.
Subscribe to our Volusia Reads Stories! newsletter and get these reading suggestions weekly in your inbox.
We will explore different themes, presenting tools and activities that will help your child succeed in Kindergarten.
Sharlene, with Volusia County Public Library, uses visuals and a poem to practice the short and long vowel sounds.
Kindergarten Readiness Playlist on YouTube
Rhyme Time Fingerplays Playlist on YouTube
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 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 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.
Miss Rachel will demonstrate how to read a recipe in order to make a fun and simple play dough.
Volusia Reads: S.T.R.E.A.M Playlist on YouTube
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.
Learn Spanish gardening vocabulary with fun songs and rhymes.
Volusia Reads: Bilingual playlist
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.
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Our creative librarians challenge you! Solve these virtual escape challenges suitable for families of all ages.