Friday December 19 , 2014
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OCALA PUBLIC LIBRARY a group of community members and
library staff who support the Library.

Friends of The Ocala Public Library's Book Store @ Headquarters-Ocala

Photo by Donald & Shirley Sjolund


...enriches the intellectual and cultural environment of the Marion County Public Library by promoting excellence in library programs and services and sponsoring special events.

Photo by Steve Floethe

Photo by Steve Floethe

...and acts as an advocacy organization by elevating public awareness of and raising funds for the Library



"Bookmarks," The FRIENDS' page in WORDS


More information about Friends can be found in the Friends Bookmark page of the quarterly WORDS newsmagazine, which is funded by Friends for the Library’s marketing program.

Programs We Sponsor

• Summer Programs for Children
• Youth and Adult Programs
• Author Talks
• The Family Reading Garden
• Tuition Assistance for Library Staff
• Scholarships

Hours of Operation

The Book Market

(352) 368-4591

Monday–Friday 10am–6pm

Saturday 10am–5pm

Sunday Closed


@ HQ-Ocala Library

February 7, 2015

10am - 4pm

Marion County Public Library now has e-Books!

Thanks to funding from Friends of the Library,
Marion County Library now has eBooks!

Check out available titles and information on downloading books to your e-reader or mobile device

If you need help and have questions regarding eBooks, please click the Help/FAQ box on the left of the screen in eBooks.

If you are still having trouble, there is a SUPPORT link at the bottom of the page where you can complete a form that will help library staff better assist you.

Learn more about the Friends of The Ocala Public Library Educational Schoolarships Program