September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!

Get in Your Element this September—sign up for a library card! 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 lifelong learning. Sign-up today!  “Libraries play an important role…
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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration/Celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Omaha Public Library! Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Via https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/about.html On Saturday, October 14th, 2023, join OPL for…
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2023 Omaha Reads book selection is “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Each year, Omaha Public Library (OPL) encourages the community to vote for and read one book as a way to promote literacy and inspire discussion among Omaha and Douglas County residents. The selection is celebrated with book talks and other related programming. Join us in reading this year’s Omaha Reads selection, “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin…
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OPL Spring Recap 2023

Eggs at OPL Branches In coordination with Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties, several OPL branches received eggs to incubate and hatch in March. Bess Johnson Elkhorn, Charles B. Washington, Florence, Millard, Milton R. Abrahams, Saddlebrook, W. Clarke Swanson, and Willa Cather branches offered the opportunity to learn more about egg-laying animals with different prompts for…
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