the best little library in Florida ~
|The Library will remain closed until further
|About the Library
|The Library is operated independently and
is not an ORHA organization and receives no funding from
ORHA or Oak Run Associates, Ltd.
The Library at Oak Run is the best retirement community
private library in the area. Your FREE library card
entitles you to borrow books, music CD's, puzzles, newly
released DVD movies (at a small fee per day) and a large
selection of two week DVD's. Get your card today!
The Library is managed by the Friends of the Library
Board. Its operation depends upon your support of the
monthly Saturday Night at the Movies, the Book Sales
during the Donut Drop-Ins and on fees for newly released
The Library is run entirely by volunteers. Both men and
women may volunteer to be librarians for two or three
hours every other week. New volunteers start as
substitutes. Sign up in the Library.
Library membership cards are free to all Oak Run
residents. Replacement of mutilated or broken cards is
also free. Replacement of a lost card is $1.
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Present any Library issues to the Friends of the Library
Board. Please contact Sandy White at 789-7049 or Mickey
Lennox at 362-0002.
|The Library will accept the following items:
Books should be newer than 2005 and in good condition
- hardback books
- paperback books
- audio books
- jigsaw puzzles
Due to space limitations, the Library will NOT accept the following items:
- VHS tapes
- religious books
- spiritual life books
- medical type books
- text books
- investing books
- booklets from appliances or small cooking machines
If you have any questions about the books we will accept, please ask the librarians.
of the Library
The Friends of the
Library (FOL) organization supports the
Become a member of the FOL.
- Your $5 annual dues help the library obtain new
books and materials.
- Attend five general membership meetings with guest
discussions of library activities and refreshments.
- Friends may become part of the volunteer team of
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2020 Friends of the Library Board
2021 FOL Meetings
| Regular Hours
October 1 to May 31; 9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday
and 9AM to Noon on
June 1 to September 30; 9AM to 5PM Monday through
9AM to 3PM on Friday
and 9AM to Noon on Saturday.
For 2021 the
Library will be closed on the following days:
|Fri, 1-1, New Year's Day
Fri, 4-2, Good Friday
Mon, 5-31, Memorial Day
Mon, 7-5, Independence Day
Mon, 9-6, Labor Day
Fri, 12-24, Christmas Eve
Sat, 12-25, Christmas Day
Fri, 12-31, New Year's Eve
Sat, 1-1-22, New Year's Day
|Time Limited Items
The following may be
borrowed for two weeks and renewed once for another
two-week period. The overdue fine is 10¢ per day. The
replacement fee is $20 for lost or non-repairable books
and replacement costs for other items.
Audio Books on CD
Big Band, Blues &
Soul, Broadway Shows, Christmas, Classical, Dance,
Children's, Classic Movies, History, Oak Run Theater,
Romance, Suspense, Westerns
Arts & Crafts,
Biographies, Fix-it, Gardening, Golf, Health, True
Large Print Books
A maximum of 4 items can be borrowed during any visit.
Items include hardback books, books on CD, Music CDs, and
2-week DVD's. Up to 2 items can be new books.
New books, books less than 6 months old, may be borrowed
for two weeks with no renewal. New books include best
sellers and also some large print books. New books are
kept on a separate book shelf.
DVDs, Paperbacks, Puzzles, Magazines
Popular DVDs are obtained
when released for sale. Movies may be borrowed overnight
except those borrowed on Friday and Saturday are due
back on Monday. There is no limit on the quantity of
DVDs that can be borrowed during any visit. A $2 deposit
is required for DVDs, with $1 returned when the DVD is
returned on time. Late fee is $1/day. Replacement fee
for lost DVDs is actual replacement cost.
All Paperback books, Jigsaw Puzzles and Magazines have
been contributed. They may be borrowed and returned in a
timely manner when you are finished with them. Up to 10
Paperbacks and an unlimited number of Jigsaw Puzzles can
be borrowed during any visit. Magazines in the Magazine
Rack are available for reading in the library. Older
magazines on a separate shelf may be taken home.
All 2021 events are at
the Orchid Club unless noted.
(please check the Events Schedule - covid cancellations are in effect)
Sat, 1-23, 7:00PM
Fri, 2-5, 1:00PM
Sat, 2-13, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 2-27, 7:00PM
Sat, 3-13, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 3-27, 7:00PM
Fri, 4-2, 1:00PM
Sat, 4-10 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 4-24, 7:00PM
Sat, 5-8, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 5-22, 7:00PM
Fri, 6-4, 1:00PM
Sat, 6-12, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 6-26, 7:00PM
Sat, 7-10, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 7-24, 7:00PM
Sat, 8-14, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 8-28, 7:00PM
Sat, 9-11, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 9-25, 7:00PM
Fri, 10-1, 1:00PM
Sat, 10-9, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 10-23, 7:00PM
Sat, 11-13, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Sat, 11-27, 7:00PM
Fri, 12-3, 1:00PM
Sat, 12-11, 8:00AM-9:30AM
No Movie in December