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/

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.

4 More Weeks To See Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic is at the High Museum through 2 September. This exhibition, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, explores the history and legacy of Pooh through original sketches, photographs, memorabilia, and letters. The exhibition includes interactive elements that bring Shepard’s illustrations to life.

You can visit Pooh and the Hundred Acre Wood anytime - at the library!

"Christopher Robin"

"So they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his bear will always be playing." A.A. Milne 

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In the heartwarming live action adventure "Disney's Christopher Robin," the young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside. At a theater near you.