For your school age children summer vacation is just weeks away. And the children’s department of the New Smryrna Beach Library has been busy putting together a great schedule of shows and activities that focus on discovery, learning and entertainment. Summer is also a great time to encourage your child to read. Our library staff [...]
The theme of our Teen Art Competition 2012 is It Came From the Library.
CREATE A WORK OF ART INSPIRED BY YOUR FAVORITE SCARY OR HORROR BOOK!
This competition is open to all Middle/High School Students of Volusia County.
There will be cash prizes in each age category!
$50/1st $35/2nd $25/3rd
Submission deadline: October 15th, [...]
Don’t forget to look up during your next visit to the library.
The children’s department has liaised with a local art teacher and her students to work on a permanent display for the children’s department.
The project required drop ceiling tiles that the young artists in training decorated to demonstrate their love of [...]
Over the past year Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has partnered with the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) to provide many of our Imagination Library books in a digital audio format. We are excited to announce that 5 titles each year will also be available in Braille.
This year’s books include:
Old Bear [...]
Preschoolers will celebrate New Smyrna Beach’s 125th anniversary with a special story time at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library.
Mayor Adam Barringer will be the special guest reader. The free program also will feature stories, songs, dances, refreshments and a craft about birthday parties.
Preschool story [...]
Are you a teen (grade 6-12) who is an aspiring world class chef? If so, you are invited to compete in a special Teen Iron Chef event. Enter the Kitchen Stadium and battle other teens in preparing dishes with a secret ingredient.
When: Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 1 pm at the DeLand Library.
The Volusia County Regional Public Libraries and the Volusia County Health Department are proud to announce a series of Nutritious Story Times for children.
Nutritious Story Time is a family nutrition literacy program that encourages parents to read to children at home and teaches positive health and nutrition messages to parents and children.
Visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus on December 21st. Two holiday musical programs with Cathy Imbert on December 10th and 16th. Visit from local childrens’s author Gwendolin reader, December 10th and 16th. She reads and signs her book ‘The Life Cycle of a Snowman‘. Performances of A Pirate [...]
Art Aces Program with Linda Fisher
The Children’s Department gets ready for an artful season this month by welcoming back Linda Fisher as library assistant. Her artwork is already brightening our bulletin boards and entryways. A talented fine artist, Linda’s fall lineup of Art Aces program for grades 1 through 5 will include a lesson [...]
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COMING IN MAY!
Saturday Afternoon Movies
May 11, Django Unchained
May 18, Quartet
May 25, The Hobbit
Films begin at 2pm
Admission: Free of charge!
The Monthly Library Happenings flier is available online.
Just click here. Happenings
Monthly Computer Classes
Classes are free of charge!
Computer Basics, Wednesday, May 8, 9:30 AM
This course is for anyone with little or no computer experience who would like to learn about the physical components of a computer and get acquainted with the terminology. In addition, we will explore some of the functions and features of the Windows operating system.
E-mail and Attachments, Wednesday, May 15, 9:30 AM
Learn all aspects of email, from getting a free email address to composing emails, as well as adding pictures and documents to
eBooks & eReaders: May 29 9:30 AM
Learn how to use Overdrive, the library’s downloadable media page for your eReaders and other devices.
- Dig Into Reading Special Summer Children’s Programs
- R.E.A.D., Eleven Years of Reading Books and Much More
- The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Words of Robert Kennedy
- Caroline Kennedy : Libraries Are ‘Tabernacles of Personal Freedom’
- Author Talk: “The World’s Greatest Beach” by Dan Smith