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Gardening Resources Can Help You Grow

Whether you're a seasoned gardener or you want to learn how green your thumb really is or isn't, OPL has resources to help you grow in 2018!

Gale Small Business Builder

Step-by-step guidance for new entrepreneurs, experienced small business owners, and those starting or running a nonprofit.

Genealogy Events

Various Locations

Learn about your family history or local history at our genealogy events. Each has a unique focus designed to introduce you to new resources

Omaha Star Digital Archive

The Omaha Star, in existence for over 70 years, has been Nebraska’s largest African American newspaper. Search the archives from 1938-2011.

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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.

Search Catalog Search Catalog

Search the catalog by keyword, format, language, location and other filtered options.
Search the catalog by keyword, format, language, location and other filtered options.

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.

Digital Image Collections Digital Image Collections

View the historical images in the OPL digital image collection. More content is being digitized all the time, so check back often!
View the historical images in the OPL digital image collection. More content is being digitized all the time, so check back often!

Kids & Teens

Virginia Frank Writing Contest Virginia Frank Writing Contest

The Virginia Frank Memorial Writing contest is held each year in the spring to recognize the creative writing talent of area students.
The Virginia Frank Memorial Writing contest is held each year in the spring to recognize the creative writing talent of area students.

Little Pim Little Pim

Mango Language's Little Pim language program for kids makes it fun and easy for kids ages 6 months to 6 years to learn a second language.
Mango Language's Little Pim language program for kids makes it fun and easy for kids ages 6 months to 6 years to learn a second language.

Free Zoo Pass Free Zoo Pass

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium partnership with Omaha and Council Bluffs public libraries offering free zoo tickets to library members.
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium partnership with Omaha and Council Bluffs public libraries offering free zoo tickets to library members.

Omaha Picks: Famous African-Americans Omaha Picks: Famous African-Americans

recommended by Omaha Kids Librarians
These children's biographies from the last few years highlight well-known and little-known African-Americans from U.S. History.
These children's biographies from the last few years highlight well-known and little-known African-Americans from U.S. History.

Staff Picks

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