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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!

Clifford Visits Storytime

Jan 25th - Feb 2nd

Beloved storybook character, Clifford the Big Red Dog, will visit us for a special storytime!

Author Visit: Nick Bruel

Jan 30th | 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Omaha Public Library welcomes Nick Bruel, the author best known for the "Bad Kitty" series, as we celebrate the release of his newest...

New Year, New Business

Join us for a series of free workshops for new small business owners and those who dream of starting their own business.

Top Shelf

Explore more than 100 titles chosen by OPL staff as the best books from 2018.

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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 Symphony Visits Storytime Omaha Symphony Visits Storytime

Jan 3rd - Feb 8th
Act out the story of Cinderella through ballet and movement with an Omaha Symphony artist! Registration may be required.
Act out the story of Cinderella through ballet and movement with an Omaha Symphony artist! Registration may be required.

Omaha Picks: Artist Books for Children Omaha Picks: Artist Books for Children

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Learn about the lives of these great artists and get inspired to create your own masterpiece.
Learn about the lives of these great artists and get inspired to create your own masterpiece.

Omaha Picks: Teen Books You Might Have… Omaha Picks: Teen Books You Might Have…

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Do you think you read all of the great teen books that came out in the last two years? Take a look at some of these books you might have…
Do you think you read all of the great teen books that came out in the last two years? Take a look at some of these books you might have…

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