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.

As of 25 June 2019, OCEE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. Ocee will be closed for ~6-9 months.

Please visit to find alternate library locations and hours. You'll also find info regarding the renovations/closures that are taking place throughout the library system.

Ocee library is offering programs at off-site locations. This blog will remain active during the closure.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Why We Read

Barn’s burnt down-
I can see the moon.
                                      - Elizabeth Alexander

Lorraine Berry says if hell exists, for her, it's a place without books. Books have provided her the chance to live others' lives, become a better global citizen, and helped her cope with loss. The biggest gift is relief from stress and fear. Read how books helped her through Hurricane Irma.