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, July 16, 2019

Lift Off!!!

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Fifty years ago this morning Apollo 11 and its crew began their journey to the Moon! Hope you've been 'spacing out' this summer and learning about (or re-living) this incredible event!


https://www.nasa.gov/specials/apollo50th/

Starry Night on Apollo Moon Landing Anniversary
East Roswell Library (Ages 12+)
20 July 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
A Universe of Stories is the theme for the Summer Reading Program for 2019. Join us as we paint and celebrate space and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing! 
Reservations required by emailing Karen.swenson@fultoncountyga.gov.

Museum of Aviation Apollo 11 Moon Landing CelebrationThe moon landing anniversary is a great time to visit this collection of 85 historic U.S. Air Force aircraft about an hour and half's drive from downtown Atlanta. For the big day, there will be extra kids' activities and exhibits at the Nugteren Hangar and grounds (weather permitting).

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Free. 
Museum of Aviation, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB. 478-926-6870.

Moon Landing Celebration at the Fernbank MuseumDon't miss screenings of the movie “Apollo 11: First Steps” Edition 2D at the Fernbank. Activities include creating moon phases from Oreo cookies and building LEGO® Rockets.

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 20. ValuePass Combo ticket is $27. 
Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road, Atlanta. 404-929-6300.