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.


Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day!

This year marks Earth Day's 50th anniversary. Considering where we are this day, we seemed to have missed a few lessons on caring for our planet. While gatherings have been cancelled due to COVID-19, people are celebrating on-line.

Earth Day Live - a 3 day on-line event!

This USA Today article has lots of info and links.

Newsweek highlights the ways the pandemic has impacted the environment.

The Verge lists numerous on-line events.

The Sierra Club offers great articles and resources about the environment.

CNN reports on the benefits of nature and how you can enjoy the outdoors at this time. They also include links to animal livestreams.

NASA

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Please take time to learn what you can do for the planet and all its beings. Earth Day needs to be every day.