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.

If you have specific questions about Ocee Library, phone the library at 770-360-8897 or visit http://www.afpls.org/

Monday, July 30, 2018

Blood Drive!

Image result for red crossRed Cross Blood Drive
Thursday August 16. 10am–3pm

Summer is an especially critical time. In fact, the nation is experiencing a blood shortage. Help support our community by giving back to those in need. Giving blood saves lives! 

For donor sign up, click here and search for the blood drive by Ocee's zip code: 30005.

Finding a Scholarship

Finding a Scholarship
Thursday, August 9. 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Learn how to use AFPLS databases to get information on colleges and scholarships. All ages.

Keep Fit at Ocee

Zumba
Saturdays: August 4, 11, 18, 25...
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fitness inspired by various styles of Latin-American music and dance. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Open to adult patrons only.

Energy Yoga
Sundays: August 12, 19, 26... 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Wednesdays: August 15, 22, 29. ..4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Physical exercises to open and clear energy. Utilizes Qi Gong and meditation techniques. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear loose comfortable clothes. Open to adult patrons only.

Mommy and Me Family Yoga
Wednesdays: August 15, 22, 29...
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Physical exercises to open and clear energy. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear loose comfortable clothes. Open to mothers and preschool patrons.

CAST – Math Tutoring

CAST – Math Tutoring                             
Sundays: August 12, 19, 26...
 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Don't wait til late in the semester to get help! Bring an assignment or a math topic that you are struggling with. First come first served basis. No registration required. Ages 8 and above. 

English as a Second Language Classes

English as a Second Language Group Classes
Thursdays: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Group classes in conversational English as a Second Languages for beginner to intermediate English speakers. First come, first served. No advanced registration is necessary. Free and open to the public. Ages 18 and up. No textbooks needed.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

August Story Time

Story time for Babies
Fridays: August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join us for a special themed story time for babies. Ages 0 to 2 with caregiver.

Story time for Preschool 
Tuesdays: August 7, 14, 21, 28.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Come along for stories, songs, fun for toddlers, preschoolers, and their parents. Ages 2 and above with caregiver.

Secure Document Shredding at Ocee Library

Secure Document Shredding at Ocee Library
Saturday, August 4.  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Secure document shredding will be available at the Ocee Library for proper on-site disposal of personal and confidential documents. Sponsored by the Fulton County Department of Real Estate and Asset Management.

It's All a Game

Game Night
Friday, August 3.  7:00 p.m.-9:00p.m.
Come enjoy variety of games before school starts.  Games from multiple eras will be available for a fun evening.  Snacks and drinks provided.

Kids Chess Club  
Wednesdays: August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5. 
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Club members will learn strategies, game variations and perhaps have the opportunity to participate in a tournament. Ages 5 and above. Sponsored by Kid Chess.

Book Art Challenge

Book Art Challenge
Beginning August 1
Teens, come in and take books from the “Book Art Cart”, use your imagination (or a little help from Pinterest) to create one-of-a-kind book art. Return your creations to Ocee by Monday, September 10, 2018 to be displayed in the Young Adult area!

Crafty Creations at Ocee

A ‘Yarn’ Good Time: Crochet Craft Workshop
Thursdays: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Join us for a free, weekly, community-taught crochet craft workshop at Ocee Library! All skill levels welcome! Work on your own crochet projects and help others learn a fun, relaxing craft!

Young Artists
Saturdays: August 18, 25. 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. 
Basic techniques of drawing, painting, elements of art, principles of design, and cartoon/anime’ drawing.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Safe and Happy 4th!

The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System will be closed 
Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.
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Books, music, movies, account info are available on-line 24/7.