Omaha Reads 2016

Woman reading Omaha Reads book.Omaha Public Library celebrated its 12th annual Omaha Reads campaign with Anthony Doerr’s All The Light We Cannot See. The New York Times bestseller about a blind, French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during World War II provided for a variety of discussion topics. Programs were offered to explore some themes addressed in the book including presentations by Brian York, Curator of Exhibits and Collections for Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum; Karen Bachmann, instructor at Pratt Institute and the Fashion Institute of Technology; and Joyce H. Winfield, author of Forever Heroes: A Collection of World War II Stories from Nebraska Veterans. All The Light We Cannot See was checked out more than 520 times during the month of September.

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