As of 25 June 2019, OCEE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. Ocee will be closed for ~6-9 months.
Please visit http://www.afpls.org/ 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.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
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
The library now has over 6,000 fiction and non-fiction books and includes a children’s section, an area dedicated to scientific research books, and a number of English and French language books for those who are bilingual.
The library building itself used to be a brick factory and is located at the sanitation department HQ. The building featured long corridors and an aged brick facade and transformed perfectly into a library...
“Before, I wished that I had a library in my house. Now we have a library here,” Serhat Baytemur, a 32-year-old garbage collector, told state media.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Friday, February 2, 2018
Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison
"So much has changed since Ellison’s groundbreaking tome won the National Book Award in 1953, but arguably even more has not. Most notably, many men of color often are not seen by our society as themselves so much as what is projected upon them, which is a profoundly lonely way to move through life. As a powerful mirror to the most alienating aspects of American life, this book burns bright 65 years after its original publication."