The Friends of the Ocee Library is a non-profit group whose purpose is to promote general knowledge of library services and to provide financial assistance for special library needs and events.

If you have specific questions about Ocee Library, phone the library at 770-360-8897 or visit http://www.afpls.org/

Friday, September 23, 2016

Back to Life

 This battered dictionary was received by Tokyo craftsman Okano from an old customer who had no use for it.
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Okano removes the binding, reinforces the pages, irons the crumpled corners, files the edges, and crafted new leather cover. The book repairman's daughter is heading off to college. He wanted to offer her the gift of a lifetime. The gift of knowledge.

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It's a Mystery!

the new Agatha Christie stamps.
Britain's Royal Mail has released stamps to commemorate the 126th birthday of mystery writer Agatha Christie. It also marks the 100th anniversary of her first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. Secret messages are hidden in the stamps!

SAT/ACT Practice Tests

ACT Mock Exam
Saturday, October 1. 10:30 am.

SAT Mock Exam
Saturday, October 29.  10:30 am.

Take a practice test! Ages 14-18. Registration required. Register at https://www.applerouth.com/schools.php/128876. 
Dates may be subject to change or cancellation.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Happy Birthday and 1st Day of Fall



“When fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you.”  Salem’s Lot, 1975

“When all else fails, give up and go to the library.” 
11/22/63, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Stand Up

Celebrate the Freedom to Read 25 September - 1 October
Hundreds of books are challenged or banned from schools and libraries each year. Often times gender, cultural, religion, physical or mental  disabilities are at issue. Banned Books Week 2016 celebrates diversity. The following links lead to 2015's challenged books and banned books that shaped America.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

ESL

ESL Group
Wednesdays; September 21, 28. 4:00-6:00 pm.
Join our group to enhance your conversational English as a Second Language techniques for beginner to intermediate English speakers.  First come, first served.  No advanced registration is necessary. Free and open to the public. Ages 18 and up.  No textbooks needed. Dates may be subject to change or cancellation.

Math Tutoring

CAST Free Math Tutoring         .
Sundays: September 18, 25. 2:00-4:00p.m
Tutors will provide math instruction  for children in grades K-12th Please bring an assignment or a topic you are struggling with.  Students will be seen on a first come  first served basis.  Registration is not required.  Dates may be subject to change or cancellation.