September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. Sign-up today!  Check out these top ten reasons for having a library card: Books…
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In Memory: April Underwood

In memory of April Underwood, April 13, 1963 – July 26, 2019 “April was stillness, patience and light personified,” said Jaime Ebane, clerk at Millard Branch. Sadly, that light was extinguished too soon when April Underwood, library specialist at Millard Branch, passed away unexpectedly on July 26. Underwood began her career with Omaha Public Library…
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OPL Zine Collection Q&A

Zine Q&A with OPL Readers & Writers Librarian Erin Duerr Q: What are zines? A: Zines are niche, handmade, hyper-local booklets created by community members for community members. Anyone with access to a copy machine or printer can create a zine, making this format more accessible than traditional publishing channels for quickly spreading ideas. Q…
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Omaha Public Library announces top circulating titles from 2018

Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough. Some readers skip the wait by utilizing Omaha Public Library’s Bestseller Express, and others take advantage of the materials in their various available formats. Omaha Public Library (OPL) has prepared a list of top…
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Banned Books Week 2018

Banned Books Week, September 23-29, brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those that may be considered unorthodox or unpopular. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted for removal…
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Omaha Public Library announces top circulating titles from 2017

Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough. Some readers skipped the wait by utilizing Omaha Public Library’s Bestseller Express, and others took advantage of the materials in their various available formats. Omaha Public Library (OPL) has prepared a list of top…
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