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.


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Every 40 Seconds

Romeo & Juliet, Catcher in the Rye, Me Before You, Along Way DownA Man Called Ove... Unfortunately, suicide isn't confined to fiction. In fact, every 40 seconds someone loses their life to suicide. That's 800,000 people a year globally and many many more make attempts. 
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10 October is WHO Mental Health Day. This year's focus is suicide. Learn more about the issues, start a conversation, raise awareness, provide support, advocate against the stigma of mental illness.

If you or someone you know are in crisis, please call the 
at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.
Free and confidential - 24 hours, 7 days a week