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 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, May 1, 2018

Playaway® Bookpacks available for checkout!


Playaway® Bookpacks “bring together the simplicity of our all-in-one audiobooks and their print versions to deliver a fun and educational read-along experience to children of all ages.”

The Bookpacks are “a powerful literacy tool for children at every reading level. Bookpacks are the easiest way for emerging and struggling readers, auditory and special education learners, and ESL patrons to develop literacy skills.” 

The Bookpacks can assist young readers:
Improve reading comprehension and retention
Expand vocabulary skills
Build phonemic awareness and fluency

The Bookpacks include pre-recorded best sellers, award-winning titles, classic titles and Common Core State Standard selections for various ages and reading levels. The read-along content is perfect for every student.