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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.

Tips on Pet Photography: Using Animal Shelter Photography Techniques with Stanley Zalace

Located in the Niceville Library on Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 - 7:30. Free Program. Limited seating please call 279-4863x1504 to reserve a spot. A small donation of dog food for the Niceville New Beginnings Animal Shelter, especially puppy food, would be appreciated. See flyer for more details.

Mystery Book Club Girls Edition

will be held on Saturday, October 10 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. October 8 and 22 @ 9:30 pre-walkers & 10:30 walkers.

Celebrate National Friends of the Library Week is October 18 - 24

During National Friends of the Library Week the Niceville Library would like to extend a sincere, appreciative "thank you" to our special friends, the Friends of the Niceville Library, a nonprofit organization that provides funding for library services, equipment and programs for children, teens and adults.

The Friends organizations' generous donations expand and enrich the library's regular budget by helping provide programs, training and equipment that would not be possible to fund otherwise.

Star Wars Reads Day: Fully Armed and Operational on October 10th

While the Empire would most likely be displeased, Star Wars Reads Day - a celebration of a galaxy far, far away and the joy of reading - is back. We will be celebrating all day with fun activities for you to do in the library or take home. Check out our Star Wars books and/or DVD's and reacquaint yourself with this timeless series.

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, Oct. 7 & 21 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!

Celebrate Spinning and Weaving Week @ the Niceville Library October 5 - 11

We kick off the month with Spinning and Weaving Week. This annual celebration gives us a chance to showcase the beautiful creations being made on looms, wheels and spindles. Display is provide by our local Strictly Weavers of the Emerald Coast Guild.

Storytime Program - It's Back!

Delightful Dinosaurs! Oct. 2 at 10:30 am
Marvelous Mice! Oct. 7 & 9 at 10:30 am
Clouds and Rainbows! Oct. 14 & 16 @ 10:30 am
Precious Pumpkins! Oct. 21 & 23 @ 10:30 am
Happy Halloween! Oct. 27 & 30@ 10:30 am

Are You Interested in Joining a Contemporary Issues Discussion Group?

The Library is thinking about hosting a new program. Do you enjoy talking about current events, ethics, philosophy and more in a fun, respectful, relaxed conversation? If you are interested please call 279-4863 x 1507 or email

Legos @ the Library

will be held on October 23 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.

Read, Cook, Eat: Cookie Swap @ the Niceville Library

Thursday, October 29 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. The Holidays are right around the corner! Buying presents can be frightful but you know what can be delightful? Cookies! Join us for a cookie swap and sample new recipes that you can give as presents or take to parties. Call the library at 279-4863x 1507 for more information or see flyer. Here's how it works!
  • Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
  • That recipe will be yours; no one else can select it for the group.
  • We will sign you up and make a copy of your recipe to take home.
  • Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
  • Make one regular size recipe, there's no need to double up.

Family Movie

The Library Youth Services will be hosting a movie in the YS program room on October 17 at 10:30 am.

Fall Festival @ Children's Park

Food, activities and lots of fun!! Oct. 27 from 5 - 7 pm. You don't want to miss this!!!

Teen Space

Wii Gaming @ 2:30 pm on Oct. 2
Teen Advisory Council Mtg @ 2:30 pm on Oct. 7
Wii Gaming @ 2:30 pm on Oct. 16
Teen Read Week - Get Away @ Your Library!! Oct. 18 - 24
Zombie Cupcake Contest @ 2:30 pm on Oct. 28
Halloween Movie & Snacks @ 2:30 pm on Oct. 29

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, Oct. 20 @ 4 - 6 pm.

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