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Sense Screening Storytimes

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

I Love My Librarian

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

Zines Now Available at Benson Branch

OPL is excited to introduce zines to its collection with one lending library at Benson Branch and another coming soon to Main Library.

Omaha Reads Book Selection

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

Sept/Oct Exhibition: "So the Stories Go"

"So the Stories Go" Exhibition Casey Callahan | Ilaamen Pelshaw | Tyler Swain September 6 - October 26, 2019 Artists Casey Callahan,...

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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

Meet an Omaha Symphony Musician Meet an Omaha Symphony Musician

Learn about the physics of an instrument family, read a story about instruments, and sing and dance while learning about tempo and rhythm.
Learn about the physics of an instrument family, read a story about instruments, and sing and dance while learning about tempo and rhythm.

Homework Help Homework Help

All of our locations offer helpful staff, informational databases & other reference materials to help with completing homework.
All of our locations offer helpful staff, informational databases & other reference materials to help with completing homework.

Book Clubs for Kids & Teens Book Clubs for Kids & Teens

OPL offers a wide variety of book clubs for kids and teens. Click to see a complete list of events!
OPL offers a wide variety of book clubs for kids and teens. Click to see a complete list of events!

Read to a Dog Read to a Dog

Children will have the opportunity for a 15 minute, one-on-one reading session with a registered, therapy dog and the dog's handler.
Children will have the opportunity for a 15 minute, one-on-one reading session with a registered, therapy dog and the dog's handler.

Omaha Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month Omaha Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) we've compiled a list of kids books that celebrate the influence of Hispanic…
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) we've compiled a list of kids books that celebrate the influence of Hispanic…

Staff Picks

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