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The Human Library

Oct 17th | 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Individuals with diverse life experiences will act as human books and can be 'checked out' for conversations—sign up for time slots today!

Omaha Reads Programs & Events

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

Family History Month

October is Family History Month! Learn more about one of the best genealogy collections in the Midwest and our Genealogy Lock-In on Oct. 5.

Food for Fines

Exchange non-expired canned goods and other non-perishable food items for library overdue fines.

Halloween Events

Join us to celebrate Halloween with fun and spooky events for all ages!

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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

Explora for Elementary Students Explora for Elementary School Students

Browse by broad topic areas or search by any topic for full text popular magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and other resources.
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Homework Help Homework Help

All of our locations offer helpful staff, Live Homework Help® through tutor.com, informational databases & other reference materials.
All of our locations offer helpful staff, Live Homework Help® through tutor.com, informational databases & other reference materials.

Sense Screening Storytimes Sense Screening Storytimes

Join us for storytime followed by either a vision or hearing/language screening provided by Omaha area partners.
Join us for storytime followed by either a vision or hearing/language screening provided by Omaha area partners.

Opera Omaha Visits Storytime Opera Omaha Visits Storytime

Oct 26th - Nov 2nd
Celebrate National Opera Week with a storytime featuring an opera-themed book and activities with an Opera Omaha community artist fellow.
Celebrate National Opera Week with a storytime featuring an opera-themed book and activities with an Opera Omaha community artist fellow.

TumbleBook Library TumbleBook Library

Kids, parents, and teachers! Reading is fun with animated talking picture books, videos, puzzles and games, and language learning.
Kids, parents, and teachers! Reading is fun with animated talking picture books, videos, puzzles and games, and language learning.

Staff Picks

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