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Library Phone Numbers
(850) 279-4863
Ext 1500
Ext 1504
Youth Services
Ext 1514
Ext 1501

Library Hours
Tuesday / Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday / Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm
Sunday / Monday /
Some Holidays: Closed

What's Happening @ Your Library?


The Right Service at the Right Time

If you have a need RIGHT now, the Library can help you find the RIGHT SERVICE. The Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative presents the RIGHT SERVICE at the RIGHT TIME for residents looking for assistance

Scrabble Anyone?

Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? The Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, March 4 and 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please keep in mind that you don't have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun! For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504. See flyer for more details.

Read to Baci

Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog, loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him Wednesday, March 11, @ 3:30 p.m. Baci also is willing to sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.

Baby Bookworms

This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. 9:30 pre-walkers 10:30 walkers. Thursday, March 12 & 26

AARP Tax Assistance @ the Library

Beginning Saturday, January 31 the AARP volunteers will be here in the library to assist anyone in need of tax preparation. By appointments only - sign up book is located at the Reference Desk.
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Wed: 9am - 1pm
Fri: 9am - 4pm

From Shelves to Shores

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) and Niceville Library partner for "From Shelves to Shores: Winter Reading Challenge" on March 12, which is part 1 of a 4-month service-learning project for local children. Once a month, CBA will host an activity for children at the Niceville Library. The activities will include growing Spartina alterniflora in salt marsh nurseries and learning about the Choctawhatchee Bay through hands-on experiences. The program's goal is to enhance our community's understanding of the bay, their environment, and community service.
March12 "Recycling Oysters"
April 9 "Rain Barrel Fun"
May 14 "Observation Tanks"
May 21 "Project Celebration"

Catch the Magic School Bus After School Program

"Catch the Magic School Bus" for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two. Join us Tuesday, March 10 as Ms. Frizzle and the class goes "MSB Hops Home." Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Family Movie

Come join us on Saturday, March 14 in the YS program room at 10:30 am.

Children's Storytime

Storytime for children ages 3 - 5 years will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays @ 10:30 am.
March 4 & 6 "Windy Days"
March 11 & 13 "Pete the Cat"
March 18 & 20 "Spring has Sprung"

American Girl Book Club

March 28 at 10:00 am. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514

Teen Space

Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here's your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships. Remember every Tuesday is Quiet/Study day In the Teen Space. Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen
Wii Gaming - March 6 @ 2:30 pm
Super Smash Bros. Tournament - March 11 @ 2:30 pm (Sign up is required)
Celebrate March Birthdays - March 12
Movie & Popcorn - March 13 @ 2:30 pm
Teen Advisory Council Meeting - March 18 @ 2:30 pm
Throwback Thursday (90's) - March 19 @ 2:30 pm
Wii Gaming - March 20 @ 2:30 pm

Reading Education Assistance Dogs

Reading is a wonderful opportunity for a child to build his or her imagination and begin to build skills for his or her future. Libraries are a wonderful resource, and Therapy Dogs can be a great way to help children discover how much fun their local library can be. Over time your child's reading ability and confidence can improve, which will make them enjoy reading even more. Registration is required. Please sign up in YS program room. Reading will be on Tuesday, March 17 @ 4 - 6 pm.

American Girls History Mystery Book Club

March 21 at 11:00 am. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Have Fines? Pay Them Off With Non-Perishable/Canned Food

The Niceville Public Library will be accepting canned goods and non-perishable food items in March for Sharing & Caring in lieu of fines. These items will help families in our community. The value of the canned goods and non-perishable food items should be close to the amount of the fine owed.

Florida Lawyers in Libraries

Join local attorneys, David J. Oberliesen and Robert R. Klostermeyer for an informative program on "Representing Yourself? Tips, Techniques, and Online Resources for those who chose not to use an Attorney." This free program will be at the Niceville Community Center on Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm and is a joint partnership of the Niceville Library Friends and Lawyers in Libraries. To reserve your seat please call 279-4863 x 1504 or email See flyer for more details.

Author Book Signing

Stop by and meet author, Mark Gerszewski, at the Niceville Library on Tuesday, March 17 from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. In his first published book, Homo Sapiens: A Species Gone Ape, Mark shares a discerning, personal, and often painful insight into the mores of today's society. He is a licensed building contractor and architectural designer, as well as, a corporate crisis intervention and behavior management instructor who resides in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The proceeds from his book sales will go to benefit our local Fisher House of the Emerald Coast.

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