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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.

Basic ESL

Basic ESL improves an individual’s listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum. Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation. No computer experience is necessary. Click on "Instant Access" to enter without registering.

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, July 1, 15, & 29 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.

Haven't tried OverDrive eBook or Audiobooks Yet?

Summer is a great time to grab one for a trip to the beach or summer travel. Just go to If you have any problem please call us at 279-4863 x 1507 or go to the Help button in the top right of the screen for video clips and how-to information.

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, July 9 & 23.

Mr. Mac Says…

On July 2 in the Niceville Community Center @ 10:30 am join us as we welcome singer/songwriter Mr. Mac. Be ready to get out of your seat and move to the music! This is an engaging children's' program with motion, music and more. Don't miss the fun!

Legos @ the Library

Thursday, July 24 at 2 - 4 pm for ages 7 - 12. Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Meet the Author, Cym Lowell

At the Niceville Community Center on Thursday, July 23 @ 6:00 pm come meet author Cym Lowell. He will talk about his book "Jaspar's War," and his initiative, Operation: Next Chapter and learn how all book sales go toward helping wounded service men and women by supporting the work being done by Soldiers' Angels and Patriot Paws. Books may be purchased with a check. Free and open to the public. See flyer for more details.

Family Movie

Come join us on Saturday, July 18 in the YS program room at 10:30 am.

Social Media~"Are You Oversharing?

This is a Cyber Safety Program. Our guest speaker will be Michelle Ward. This free program will be held in the Library on July 30 at 6:00 pm.

Local Art Display @ the Library

Local Color Artists Club members will be displaying their art at the Niceville Library during June, July and August. The following members participating with the display at the Niceville Library all reside in Niceville:
Helen Blair
Priscilla Bonjour
Dora Courtney
Annie Helms
Lou Kaunzinger
Theresa McRee
Amy Jo Rosati
Dennis Rosati
Gini Simpson
Sue Tarkin

Teen Space

All teens are encouraged to participate in "Unmask!," the Niceville Public Library's teen summer library program, from June 10 to July 31. Reading Logs are available in Youth Services. Sign-up in the Teen Space or call YS @ call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen
July 7 - Unmask! "Real Heroes"
July 10 - Wii Gaming 1:00 pm
July 14 - Unmask! "Unmask Teen Talent"
July 15 - Movie & Popcorn 1:00 pm
July 17 - Wii Gaming 1:00 pm
July 29 - Movie & Popcorn 1:00 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, July 28 @ 4 - 6 pm.

Summer of Numbers

July 23 for ages 5+ at 6:00 pm. Registration Required. Please call 279-4863 x 1504 for more information.

Summer Storytime Programs

"Super Heroes All Around" @ 10:30 am for ages 3-6 on July 8 & July 10 and @ 12:30 pm for ages 7-12 on July 8 only.
"Bam! Pow! Read!" @ 10:30 am for ages 3-6 on July 15 & 17 and @ 12:30 pm for ages 7-12 on July 15 only.
"Save the Day!" @ 10:30 am for ages 3-6 on July 22 & July 24 and @ 12:30 pm for ages 7-12 on July 22 only.

Animal Avengers! Heroes of the Wild

Animal Superheroes? Animal Avengers will feature live, exotic wildlife from all over the world that possess very unique abilities. Enhanced adaptations for sight, sound, touch, strength and movement allow these animals to overcome impossible barriers. The audience will be asked to interact with the animals through "hands-on" volunteering, question & answer and crowd participation activities. All are guaranteed an up-close and personal experience. This free program will be held in the Niceville Children's Park on July 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am.

Library Friends Summer Book Club

If you are a fan of British mysteries you are invited to join us for some tea and a bit of whodunit?! July 22 - "A Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust" by Alan Bennett. Multiple copies of the titles are available within our library system or call Lora @ 279-4863 x 1507. See flyer for more details.

Christmas Craft in July

Niceville Library on Thursday, July 9 at 2:30 pm, we create a quilted ornament (no sew)! Materials will be provided. We only have room for 15 people so registration is required. For ages 13 - adult only. Please stop by the reference desk or call us at 279-4863 x 1504. See flyer for more details.

Funtime Balloon Show; Hero Edition!

A fun and interactive magical balloon show for all ages. July 29th, 2:00 p.m. in the Community Center.

Compatibility Cheat Sheat
Overdrive Collection funded in part by Friends of the Niceville Library.