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Visit the Volusia County Public Library website at volusialibrary.org for information about our collection, databases, downloadable media, eResources, online catalog, upcoming programs and more.

The Volusia County Public Library system is composed of 13 branches, all of which have free WiFi and public-access computers. 

A library card is free to all Volusia County residents and is valid in all branches.

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Get Healthy @ Your Library (Health programs for children, teens and adults)

Public library branches

Daytona Beach Regional Library 
105 E. Magnolia Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
386-257-6036
New Smyrna Beach Regional Library
1001 S. Dixie Freeway
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
386-424-2910
DeBary Public Library
200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd.
DeBary, FL 32713
386-668-3835
Oak Hill Public Library
125 E. Halifax Ave.
Oak Hill, FL 32759
386-345-5510
DeLand Regional Library
130 E. Howry Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
386-822-6430
Orange City Public Library
148 Albertus Way
Orange City, FL 32763
386-775-5270
Deltona Regional Library
2150 Eustace Ave.
Deltona, FL 32725
386-789-7207
Ormond Beach Regional Library
20 S. Beach St.
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
386-676-4191
Edgewater Public Library
103 W. Indian River Blvd.
Edgewater, FL 32132
386-424-2916
Pierson Public Library
115 N. Volusia Ave.
Pierson, FL 32180
386-749-6930
John H. Dickerson Heritage Library
411 S. Keech St.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
386-239-6478
Port Orange Regional Library
1005 City Center Circle
Port Orange, FL 32129
386-322-5152
Lake Helen Public Library
221 N. Euclid Ave.
Lake Helen, FL 32744
386-228-1152
 

Upcoming events

Jazz singer Sybil Gage

January 31 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Jazz and blues singer Sybil Gage will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at VIA Hall, 126 E. Halifax Ave., Oak Hill.   Her free performance will include pre-war blues, vaudeville, traditional jazz and original compositions.  Born and raised in New Orleans, Gage had front-row schooli...

'Gone Girl'

February 1 @1:15 pm to 3:45 pm
Pull up a chair in the DeLand Regional Library auditorium and watch one of the year’s most popular Hollywood movies – without charge. “Gone Girl,” an R-rated thriller starring Ben Affleck, will be shown at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1. The movie, based on the bestselling no...

Plant Clinic - Ormond Beach

February 2 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bring your sick plants to the Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. Volusia County’s master gardeners diagnose their ills and tell you how to make them feel better.  

Bromeliad basics

February 3 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Bromeliads are low-maintenance, colorful plants that are members of the pineapple family. They can be grown in indoor containers, the Florida landscape, and even on trees.  Jay Thurrott of the Florida East Coast Bromeliad Society will explain the basics of caring for bromeliads at 2 p.m. Tue...

Book club to review 'The Heart of the Matter'

February 3 @5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Meet fellow book lovers and share insights during the Ormond Beach Regional Library’s monthly “Who the Dickens Reads?” book club. Members and guests will review “The Heart of the Matter” by Graham Greene at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3. Greene is regarded as one of the ...

Birds of the Beach

February 4 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Don Picard, president of the Southeast Volusia Audubon Society, will present “Birds of the Beach” from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. The veteran birder will discuss the habits and habitats of some of the common birds that fly, for...

Rod Serling and the 'maritime zone'

February 4 @4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Rod Serling is best known as the mysterious host of "The Twilight Zone," but he also wrote several stories, television scripts and film screenplays that explored the crossover from science to superstition in the realm of nautical history and lore.  Serling aficionado Joseph W. Zarzynski will...

Re-enactors to portray blacks in the Civil War

February 7 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mary L. Jackson Fears, a Daytona Beach storyteller and Civil War re-enactor, will demonstrate the contributions of blacks during the Civil War at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.   She will be assisted by her husband and t...

Square-foot gardening

February 9 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Learn how to have a productive garden in a small space at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. Joe Sewards, an urban and residential horticulturist with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will describe the square-foot gardening method during t...

Folksinger to perform at NSB library

February 9 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Adam Miller will sing and spin tales about America’s heritage at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. An accomplished musician, historian and folklorist, Miller has amassed a repertoire of more than 5,000 songs. His rich baritone voice acco...

Plant Clinic - Port Orange

February 10 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bring your sick plants to the Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. Volusia County’s master gardeners diagnose their ills and tell you how to make them feel better. ...

Frank Lloyd Wright retrospect

February 11 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Timothy Totten will share images, insights and engaging stories about the life of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. The Eustis resident has studied Wright’s life and work for more than 20 years, visiting...

Estate planning

February 11 @3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Many people mistakenly believe that because they aren't "rich," estate planning isn't important. But estate planning isn't just for the wealthy. It's important for everyone to have an up-to-date plan to protect themselves and their family.   Daytona Beach attorney Michael Pyle will discus...

Estate planning

February 11 @3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Many people mistakenly believe that because they aren’t “rich,” estate planning isn’t important. But estate planning isn’t just for the wealthy. It’s important for everyone to have an up-to-date plan to protect themselves and their family.  Dayto...

Gluten, wheat and fad diets

February 12 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Registered Dietitian Jill Taufer will present the latest information on gluten, wheat and fad diets at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library auditorium. Taufer, a family nutrition program agent with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will also discuss...

'Steal Away'

February 12 @4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
When the Reconstruction Era ended in 1877, former slaves were subjected to racial violence and repression in the South. Beginning in 1879, as many as 40,000 African-Americans migrated to Kansas in what became known as the "Great Exodus." Those who took part in it were called "exodusters." Penny M...

Health insurance presentation

February 12 @6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Edgewater Public Library will host a free seminar in which residents can get information about health insurance plans that fit their family and budget.  Debora Schmeltz, a licensed insurance agent, will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12.  Reservations are requested and may be mad...

Blood drive at NSB library

February 13 @9:00 am to 2:00 pm
OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be available for blood donations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in the parking lot of the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.  Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged. Appointments can be made by visiting ...

Library Advisory Board

February 13 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Volusia County’s Library Advisory Board will meet at the Library Support Center, 1290 Indian Lake Road, Daytona Beach. The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Council, county manager and library services director on matters relating to the development and improvement of ...

Emily Dickinson presentation

February 13 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Was Emily Dickinson unlucky in love? Find out during a free program at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.   The 19th century American poet wrote nearly 1,800 poems and is well known for her eccentricities, such as wearing only white and her reluc...

Stetson Jazz Ensemble

February 14 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Stetson University's Jazz Ensemble will trace the history of jazz during a free performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.   The program will also include a narrative description of why this musical genre, which orig...

Meditation

February 15 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join Dr. Mark E. Young as he explains how meditation can boost emotional wellness at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. The UCF professor of counselor education will explain how meditation can help to improve memory and reduce anxiety, irritability and d...

Classical guitarist to perform

February 15 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. Fletcher’s talent and lifelong passion for classical acoustic music have placed him in concert halls across the nation including the George Eastman House ...

Parkinson's and physical therapy

February 17 @1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Dr. Samuel Lavarias will discuss Parkinson’s disease during a free program at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. He’ll give an overview of the degenerative disorder and explain how physical therapy can help patients stay as active and as indepen...

Learn how to grow citrus at home

February 18 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Learn how to incorporate native citrus into the home landscape during a free program from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island. Joe Sewards, an urban and residential horticulturist with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will educ...

Hydroponics

February 19 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn how to grow plants without dirt at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St.  Joe Sewards will describe hydroponics, a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water -  without soil. Hydroponic gardening can be an econ...

Author to discuss 'An American Atrocity'

February 20 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Should we require our fighting men and women to follow the rules of war when fighting an enemy that ignores them? Where is the dividing line between warfare’s inherent brutality and war crimes? Mike McCarey, a Vietnam veteran and former chief prosecutor for the First Marine Division, addres...

NoirJente to speak

February 21 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
DeLand-based poet and spoken word artist Kevin “NoirJente” Campbell will read from his collective works, expressing his thoughts on the human condition, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.  Campbell, an abolition...

'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

February 23 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
Members of the Select/Reflect Book Club will share insights about Maya Angelou’s moving memoir, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library.  In the 1969 best seller, Angelou explains how she rose above the pain an...

'Sodium in your diet'

February 23 @10:00 am to 11:00 am
JoAnn Maurice will address “Sodium in your diet” from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with the YMCA of Volusia/Flagler, will provide information about the sodium levels in different type...

Advances in Parkinson's rehabilitation

February 25 @2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Parkinson Association of Greater Daytona Beach will host an informational program on innovations in the field of Parkinson’s rehabilitation from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Stephanie Carroll and Hendrika Rein...

Christian Iraqi author to discuss book

February 28 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Author Jwan Al Brwe will discuss her book, “Hope to the Last Breath: Flowers among the Thorns in the Land between Two Rivers,” during a free presentation from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. The recently released nonfiction ...

Plant clinic - Port Orange

March 10 @2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bring your sick plants to the Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. Volusia County’s master gardeners diagnose their ills and tell you how to make them feel better. ...

Library Advisory Board

March 13 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Volusia County’s Library Advisory Board will meet at the Lake Helen Public LIbrary, 221 N. Euclid Ave., Lake Helen. The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Council, county manager and library services director on matters relating to the development and improvement of Volusia ...

Library Advisory Board

May 8 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Volusia County’s Library Advisory Board will meet at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Council, county manager and library services director on matters relating to the development an...

Library Advisory Board

September 11 @9:00 am to 11:00 am
Volusia County’s Library Advisory Board will meet at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle, Port Orange. The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Council, county manager and library services director on matters relating to the development and improvement of...

Library Advisory Board

November 13 @10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Volusia County’s Library Advisory Board will meet at the DeBary Public Library, 200 N. Charles R. Beall Blvd., DeBary.  The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Council, county manager and library services director on matters relating to the development and improvement of...

Director
Lucinda Colee
llcolee@volusia.org
386-248-1745

Mission:  To provide residents and visitors with exceptional library services that facilitate personal growth, economic development and quality of life in a manner that strengthens community pride while fostering a countywide identity and partnerships.