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OPL Can Help Ready Students for School

Learning happens at all ages and OPL has resources for anyone who's preparing to head back to school this fall!

I Love My Librarian

Nominate your favorite public, school, college, community college or university librarians through Oct 21.

Sense Screening Storytimes

Community partners Lions Club International and Boys Town National Research Hospital will provide free sense screenings for children.

Call for 2020 Artists

OPL is accepting applications from Omaha-area artists for 2020 exhibitions in the Michael Phipps Gallery through Sept. 13.

Omaha Reads Book Selection

Join us in reading this year’s book selection, and mark your calendar for special book-related programs and discussions.

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2019 Reading Challenge 2019 Reading Challenge

Branch out of your literary comfort zone by reading one book for each of the challenges. Complete all 12 to be entered into a prize drawing!
Mix up your reading routine and explore new literary realms in the coming year! Read or listen to a book coordinating to 12 different challenges selected by OPL librarians. One theme will be highlighted each month, including suggestions for titles related to that theme.

Hours & Locations Hours & Locations

See OPL branch library hours and locations. Find by address, ZIP code or see list of open branches. View map of all 12 library locations.
See OPL branch library hours and locations. Find by address, ZIP code or see list of open branches. View map of all 12 library locations.

Sign Up For a Library Card Sign up for a Library Card

Apply on our website or come into any library with your photo I.D. If your I.D. doesn't have your current address, bring along a piece of…
Apply on our website or come into any library with your photo I.D. If your I.D. doesn't have your current address, bring along a piece of mail or a legal document with your name and current address on it.

New York Times Bestsellers List New York Times Bestsellers List

Find The New York Times® bestselling book list here.
Find The New York Times® bestselling book list here.

Kids & Teens

Kids eBooks & audiobooks on Overdrive Kids eBooks & audiobooks on Overdrive

Find eBooks and digital audiobooks just for you. Overdrive: Children’s eBooks, audiobooks, and more, available anytime, anywhere.
eReading room for Kids, borrow eBooks & audiobooks free from our library. It’s an easy, safe & fun way to browse with your child for the digital titles they want to read. Read anytime, anywhere on your phone, tablet or computer.

Downloadable Music on Freegal Free Music Downloads: Freegal

Download four free songs every week, and they're yours to keep. Listen to thousands of artists and tens of thousands of albums,…
Download four free songs every week, and they're yours to keep. Listen to thousands of artists and tens of thousands of albums, including today's biggest hits.

eReading Room for Teens eReading Room for Teens

Overdrive: Teen eBooks for your computer, mobile device, or eReader.
Overdrive: Teen eBooks for your computer, mobile device, or eReader.

Request your own custom reading list Request your own custom reading list

Looking for a good book? We can help! Tell us what you like to read and we will make a reading list just for you!
Looking for a good book? We can help! Tell us what you like to read and we will make a reading list just for you! Just answer a few questions about what you prefer. Read the books you want, fiction or non-fiction, audiobooks, ebooks and more available at any OPL location.

Toy Library Toy Library

You can check out toys appropriate for ages birth to 8 through our toy library. Toys can be checked out for three weeks at a time!
Toys in the collection are geared toward children ages 0-8 years. Patrons will find a variety of toys including dolls, musical instruments, building blocks, games and more!

Staff Picks

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