"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 of the Ocala Public Library.

Hours of Operation

The Book Market

(352) 368-4591

Monday–Friday 10am–6pm

Saturday 10am–5pm

Sunday Closed

Leadership 2017

2017 Board of Directors

President: Carmen Maines, Community Volunteer

Vice President: Toni James, Toni James and Associates

Treasurer: Dan Andrews, Andrews Lemek Tax Services, LLC

Secretary: Diane Trexler, Roberts Real Estate


April Adams, Ameris Bank
Joan Gustafson, Community Volunteer
Melanie Norman, Community Volunteer
Nancy Young, Community Volunteer
Mary Baker
Jo Bartlett
Rhodia Berry
Suzy Heinbockel
Brianne Inman
Bridget Kiefer
Ellen Prosser
Josh Turner
Dave Schlenker

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Quarterly Book Sale

Held in the meeting rooms @ HQ-Ocala Library from 10am - 4pm

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Early admission for Friends members only from 2 – 4 pm

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018
Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

Programs We Sponsor

• Summer Programs for Children
• Youth and Adult Programs
• Meet The Author! presentations
• Tuition Assistance for Library Staff