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, December 12, 2019

Guilty Pleasures

23% of all fiction are romance novels - pulling in billions of dollars in sales. No longer just 'bodice rippers', today's romances are becoming more progressive and inclusive. In fact, this summer's Red, White, and Royal Blue, a queer romance, was a huge success. 

“Whatever is going on in the world, and whatever is happening to women or marginalized people, is happening in the pages of romance novels,” says novelist and Washington Post columnist Sarah MacLean. “But with the promise that everything will be okay. That no matter how bad it gets, happily ever after will come.”