Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Winnie-the-Pooh Day

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Winnie the Pooh Day is celebrated on author, AA Milne's, birthday. Enjoy some hunny and a game of Poohsticks!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Next week at Ocee

22 - 2 pm CAST Math Tutoring 
        4:30 pm Energy Yoga  (ages 10+)
23 - 11 am Yoga & Meditation (adults)
24 - 10:30 am Storytime with Mr. Brown—MLK 
25 - 10 am NFCC Outreach Bus 
Appointment only. For more information or to schedule, visit the website at or call 770-640-0399 (ext. 463)
         10:15 am Energy Yoga  (Adults)
         4 pm ESL  (Adults)
         6 pm Coding @ Ocee  - Teens learn basics of Java. Registraton required.
26 - 11 am Fulton County Drought Awareness 

Friday, January 13, 2017

Gabriel Morley: The librarian

"People hoping for the Atlanta Fulton Library System director to be a clean-cut bureaucrat obsessed with the Dewey Decimal System might be taken aback with Gabriel Morley." Read more about AFPLS' new(ish) library director in Creative Loafing.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Library Closed Monday

All libraries in the AFPL System will be closed Monday 16 January in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday.
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Thursday, January 5, 2017


A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for north Georgia and portions of Central Georgia, including Fulton County. Accumulation of 2 - 4 inches of snow is possible. 

Due to expected icy road conditions, all Fulton County offices and facilities will close at noon on Friday, January 6. These will include all Fulton County administrative offices and courts, as well as libraries, senior centers, public arts facilities, and parks and recreation centers.  

Public facilities such as libraries, parks and arts centers will remain closed through Saturday, January 7.  Parks programming on Sunday, January 8 is also postponed.

Fulton County officials will continue to monitor conditions throughout this weather event. Please check the Fulton County websiteTwitter and Facebook for additional updates.

All public safety facilities and essential personnel will continue to operate to serve citizens.


Image result for snow sceneSafety is the first concern at AFPLS. In advance of snowy weather and frigid temps, ALL Atlanta Fulton Public Libraries will be closed on Saturday 7 January (and potentially Sunday). 

Take advantage of e-books/magazines, music, and movies that you can download from the library.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Bright Stars

"What a glorious feeling. I'm happy again."
Click here for more fan art tributes to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Visit the AFPLS catalogue for films and books by mom and daughter.