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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 individualís 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.

Pet Food for Fines

Help us celebrate September is Library Card Sign-up Month. With Snoopy as the Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month, the Niceville Library decided to have a Pet Food for Fines during the month of September. Food will benefit Pet Welfare, Alaqua Animal Welfare and Feline Friends. Preferred brands include Friskies pate canned cat food, Science Diet Cat/Dog Food, Purina Kitten/Cat Chow, Pedigree Puppy Wet or Dry Food, Pedigree Adult and Pedigree Small Bites Dry Food. Please bring your receipt to receive credit for the exact amount of your purchase. No Fines? You Can Make a Pet Food Donation Anyways! We can credit your library account. See flyer for more details.

Mystery Book Club Girls Edition

will be held on Saturday, September 12 at 10 - 12 am. For girls ages 9 - 12 years. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514

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. September 10 and 24 @ 9:30 pre-walkers & 10:30 walkers.

Meet Local Children's Author

Come and meet local author and illustrator, Dale Willett. This program is for children ages 5 +.

Celebrate Banned Book Week!

Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the freedom to read since 1982, is observed the last week of September. Each year, librarians, booksellers, teachers and countless others take this opportunity to highlight the importance of intellectual freedom and remind us not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted. This year Banned Books Week is September 27 - October 3.

Mark Your Calendars!!

New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey, famous for his books featuring psychotic killer and lovable Floridaphile Serge Storms, will discuss his latest release Shark Skin Suite . Attend for a chance to meet Dorsey and learn about his experiences as a novelist. A book sale and signing will follow the program. Niceville City Council Chambers on October 3, 2015 @ 5:00 pm. See flyer for more details.

Scrabble Anyone?

The Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, Sept 5 & 16 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!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

Snoopy, the world-famous beagle has been known as The Flying Ace, The Masked Marvel, Man's Best Friend, and the Literary Ace, among other personas; this fall he makes his star turn when he comes to the big screen in The Peanuts Movie from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios. In September, he's especially proud to serve as Honorary Chair of Library Card Sign-up Month. Niceville Library will be celebrating this month with programs, movies and contests as well as a Fines Free for Pet Food Drive. Please stop by the Library or call 850-279-4863 x 1504 for more information!

Storytime Program - It's Back!

Delightful Dinosaurs! Sept. 2 & 4 at 10:30 am
Hilarious Hats! September 9 & 11 at 10:30 am
Pizza Pie! September 16 & 18 at 10:30 am
Fall into Autumn! September 23 & 25 at 10:30 am
Fabulous Farms! September 30 at 10:30 am

Program Meet and Greet/Registrations

"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, September 8 as Ms. Frizzle and the class discovers "MSB in a Pickle." Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Legos @ the Library

will be held on September 18 from 4 - 5 pm for ages 7 - 12. Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514. The theme for this month is based on Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month.

Library Friends Book/Bake Sale

The Niceville Library Friends will host their Annual Book Sale at Niceville Community Center at 204 Patron Drive N. There will be a Preview Sale for the Friends of the Niceville Library members only on Friday, September 18, from 4 - 6 pm. If you are not member, memberships will be available at the door. The public is invited to attend the Book Sale on Saturday, September 19 from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm. There will also be a Bake Sale on Saturday beginning at 8:30 am while supplies last! Questions please call 279-4863 x1504. All proceeds from this event benefit the Niceville Public Library. See flyer for more details.

Family Movie

The Library Youth Services will be hosting a movie in celebration of Library Card Sign-up Month in the YS program room on September 19 at 10:30 am.

Local Art Display @ the Library

Carol Pinnel will be displaying her art work at the Niceville Library during September. Stop by and check it out!

Teen Space

Attention Teens! Please be aware that all teen using the Library will be required to have a library card with their picture on file by Oct. 1, 2015. Make sure to familiarize yourself with the Teen Space Rules to ensure that all teens who visit the Library have a good experience in our Teen Space! If you have any questions please call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen
Movie & Popcorn on September 2 @ 2:30 pm
Teen Advisory Council Meeting on September 3 @ 2:30 pm
Wii Gaming on September 4 @ 2:30 pm
Mock Teen Court on September 9 @ 2:45 pm
Driftwood Crafts on September 17 @ 2:30 pm (Registration is required!)
Wii Gaming on September 18 @ 2:30 pm
Celebrate September Birthdays on September 23

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, Sept. 25 @ 4 - 6 pm.

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