Saturday, February 28, 2015

Tutoring @ Ocee

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Thursdays: through May 4:30-5:30 pm.

Grades 2 to 5. An American Youth Literacy Foundation certified reading tutor will offer free one-on-one coaching focusing on decoding skills, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, and comprehension. 3 slots per week, 20 minutes each. First-come, first-served. *Parents must remain in the library while children are being tutored.
Free Math Tutoring
Sundays: March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 1-3:00 pm.
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. 

Friday, February 27, 2015

Live long and prosper

Leonard Nimoy passed away today in Los Angeles at the age of 83. Best known as "Spock", you'll find DVDs of Star Trek (both the series and movies) in the AFPLS collection as well as Nimoy's other works and biography, I Am Spock.
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ten o'clock news

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As of last week, Ocee library will be open an additional 4 hours on Fridays. New Friday hours are from 10 am - 6 pm. Check here for updated Friday hours for other branches.

Today at the library

. Fulton Co employees are to report to work today - including library staff. Ocee library's Thursday hours are 2-6 pm. Other AFPLS branch hours vary. Use your own best judgment in getting out on the road today.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Push come to shove

Romantic relationships are complicated. Maybe this is why so much of what we read is about them. There’s certainly no shortage of bad role models and mixed messages in the media these days. Combined with a lack of experience, teens are most at risk for being in an abusive relationship.
February is National Teen Domestic Violence Month. Abuse can be physical, emotional/psychological, sexual, and electronic. Studies show that dating abuse begins as early as 11. One in 3 teens (girls and guys) have experienced dating violence. The rates go up to 45% for college women.

Please click on the links above to learn more or get help. You’ll also find related materials (fiction and non) in the AFPLS catalogue - for both teens and parents.