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.


Saturday, June 15, 2019

Thanks, Dad!

Image result for father's readingWe love to see dads bringing their kids to the library. Turns out there's research to show why dads (and other male relatives) reading to their kids is such a good thing!

Dads take stories to another level.
Dads who read are a great role model.
A bedtime read is an important way to bond - especially with their sons.
Kids whose dads read to them show better behavior and concentration.
Dads de-stress when reading aloud.

Click the links above to learn more!