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/

Monday, August 20, 2018

Shakespeare Midsummer Magic!

ACT1 Theater and the City of Alpharetta have formed a new Shakespeare Troupe that will perform for FREE in Wills Park. Offerings include Scenes, Sonnets, and Soliloquies themes Midsummer Magic in August and Family Feud: Daddy Issues in September. The Troupe will host auditions in January for Summer 2019 performances.

Midsummer Magic – August 24 at Wills Park Lions Pavilion at 7:30 pm and August 25 at ACT1 Theater at 7:30 pm

Family Feud: Daddy Issues – September 21, 22, 28, 29 at Wills Park Lions Pavilion at 7:30 pm

Financial Planning

Lunch & Learn: Estate Planning
Friday, August 31. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a comfortable, afternoon information session on estate planning and other financial topics. Part of the Ocee Library Financial Literacy Series. Ages 18 and up.

Medicare Information Workshop
Thursday, September 13. 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

A free, informative workshop featuring helpful information on Medicare.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Ocee Keeps Rocking - Take the Bait

Live concert at Ocee library
Friday 17 August at 7pm

The Ocee Library Performances is a concert series featuring exciting local musicians. This month we welcome Sad Fish and Sara Rachelle to Ocee Library. Sad Fish blends Brazilian tropicalia with psychadelic pop. Sara Rachele is a talented singer-songwriter. It's a great way to kick off the weekend! Come out and support local music and your local public library. 
  
Limited supply of free beverages courtesy of PBR with library card and valid ID | First come, first served.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Peace Corps - Make the Most of Your World

Peace Corps Info. SessionSaturday, August 18, 2018
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Whether you're fresh out of college, mid-career, or ready to retire, Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime. Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.
E-mail:aaron.brown@fultoncountyga.gov   Phone: 770-360-8897x245

Chinese for Kids

Chinese for KidsSaturdays, August 11, 2018 - September 1, 2018
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Kids learn to read Mandarin Chinese. For kids ages 5 to 10. Limited to six students. Register at 770-360-8897.
E-mail:aaron.brown@fultoncountyga.gov Phone: 770-360-8897x245

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Bookspotting on 'Orange is the New Black'

Bookspotter Kate Scott has combined a list of 22 books the ladies of Litchfield are reading on season 6 of "Orange is the New Black". There's also an even bigger list for season 5.
Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven book cover  Dubliners by James Joyce book cover  Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux book cover 

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Mister Rogers & Hope

“The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.”

Book Riot contributor, Sonja Palmer, has compiled a list of ten Mister Rogers quotes from You Are Special: Neighborly Wit And Wisdom From Mister Rogers and The World According to Mr. Rogers to remind us all that good people do exist and that kindness matters. Look for Mister Rogers at a theater near you and at the library.