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, February 16, 2018

Library Closed Monday

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Atlanta Fulton Public Library System
will be closed 
Monday 19 February
for Presidents Day


Have Your Say - Library Renovations

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Ocee's first public meeting concerning library renovations is Thursday 8 March from 6:30-8 pm. Please plan to attend and give your input regarding renovations!

Sacred Tears

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” — Washington Irving

Monday, February 12, 2018

Newberrry and Caldecott Medals

Image result for Wolf in the Snow.Erin Entrada Kelly's "Hello, Universe," has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children's book of 2017. The Randolph Caldecott Medal for best illustration went to Matthew Cordell and his near-wordless story "Wolf in the Snow". Visit US News for the full list of winners!

24 per Minute

On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States — more than 12 million women and men over the course of a year.

362.829 is the library call number for books about domestic abuse. Or to learn more, find resources, or get help visit The National Domestic Violence Hotline at thehotline.org/ or phone 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). The phone for Partnership Against Domestic Violence in Metro Atlanta Crisis Line 404.873.1766 V/TTY.   GCADV offers a 24-Hour Statewide Hotline: 1.800.33.HAVEN (1.800.334.2836)



Saturday, February 10, 2018

Forever Free

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Coming Up at Ocee

Cooking for Kids/Teens
Friday: February 16.      11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Vimla Dave, RD/LDN, will teach you how to fuel your growing body, with basic food groups and their role for growth and development. Learn how to eat right to play hard and breakfast's importance role, the key to learning. Kids and teens live cooking demonstration. Ages 8 and above with caregiver. Registration required. Register by calling 770.360.8897 or register at the Patron Services desk.

Movies On The Big Screen: Remember the Titans
Friday: February 16.      4:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. Teens and Adults.

Story Time with Chris Harris
Tuesday: February 20.   10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Local storyteller, Ms. Chris Harris, will entertain with a story, puppets and fun atmosphere. Ages 2 and above with caregiver.

Movies On The Big Screen: PJ Superheroes
Saturday: February 24.  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join Catboy, Owlette and Gekko on their nighttime missions, into the night to save the day. Gekko's desire not to take the blame for stealing Cameron's mini-car allows Luna Girl to almost destroy HQ! Owlette tries to get back at Night Ninja by destroying his masterpiece statue, but she learns two wrongs don't make a right.