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Tax Preparation Services

Volunteers from AARP and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be assisting individuals with filing their federal & state tax returns.

Nominate books for Omaha Reads 2019!

Each year, OPL encourages the community to join together in reading one book during the month of September. Submit your recommendation here.

African American History Month

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Honor African American History Month by checking out these nonfiction and fiction reads.

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!

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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.

Historical Images & Artifacts Historical Images & Artifacts

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 Memorial Writing Contest Virginia Frank Memorial 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.

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

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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.

Book Brigade Book Brigade

Feb 7th - Feb 28th
Swanson Branch | 9101 W. Dodge Rd.
Join kids like you who love the library and want to learn more about it! This series runs on Thursdays in February. Registration required.
Join kids like you who love the library and want to learn more about it! This series runs on Thursdays in February. Registration required.

Staff Picks

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