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, November 26, 2019

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, December 1. Abstract image of planet with vibrant colors.
World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.
  • Metro Atlanta is second in the nation for overall new cases of HIV.
  • Metro Atlanta leads the nation in the rate of African American men diagnosed with HIV.
  • 1 in 7 African Americans with HIV don’t know they have it.
OUT and the Guardian discuss literary works that explore HIV/AIDS.