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Nominate books for Omaha Reads 2019! Nominate books for Omaha Reads 2019!

Each year, OPL encourages the community to join together in reading one book during the month of September. Submit your recommendation here.
Each year, OPL encourages the community to join together in reading one book during the month of September. Submit your recommendation here.
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2019 Reading Challenge 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!
Mix up your reading routine and explore new literary realms in the coming year! Read or listen to a book coordinating to 12 different challenges selected by OPL librarians. One theme will be highlighted each month, including suggestions for titles related to that theme.
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Human Library Applications Human Library Applications

Who are the most interesting people you know in Omaha? Ask them to apply to be a Human Book at our Human Library event.
Who are the most interesting people you know in Omaha? Would they want to shed light on a misunderstood topic or situation? Ask them to apply to be a Human Book at our Human Library event with AIGA Nebraska this fall! Applications are due on August 13!
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Well-Read Collective Well-Read Collective

We are here to help you find your next favorite read, explore new genres and talk about new and forthcoming titles.
We are here to help you find your next favorite read, explore new genres and talk about new and forthcoming titles.
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2019 Gardening Classes at OPL 2019 Gardening Classes at OPL

Learn how to activate your green thumb with OPL's gardening classes and Common Soil Seed Library!
Learn how to activate your green thumb with OPL's gardening classes and Common Soil Seed Library!
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Consumer Reports Consumer Reports

Unbiased product reviews & ratings. We buy everything we test, don't take ads, and survey millions of consumers to bring you informed...
Unbiased product reviews & ratings. We buy everything we test, don't take ads, and survey millions of consumers to bring you informed…
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Library programs around Vietnam War doc Library programs around Vietnam War doc

Omaha World-Herald: Bookends: Library to host programs around ‘Vietnam War’ doc
Omaha World-Herald: Bookends: Library to host programs around ‘Vietnam War’ doc
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Online Learning Resources Online Learning Resources

Enroll in online courses, learn new languages, or get started in coding or other skills — all free with your Omaha Public Library card!
Enroll in online courses, learn new languages, or get started in coding or other skills — all free with your Omaha Public Library card!
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New Books New Books

Check out the newest books for adults at OPL!
Check out the newest books for adults at OPL!
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Genealogy Info Genealogy Info

Research your family tree or local history using the many resources OPL offers.
Research your family tree or local history using the many resources OPL offers.
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OPL Blog Posts OPL Blog Posts

Read interesting stories and learn important information related to what's happening in and around Omaha.
Read interesting stories and learn important information related to what's happening in and around Omaha.
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News Articles About OPL News Articles About OPL

All of the news articles about OPL, all in one place!
All of the news articles about OPL, all in one place!
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Business and Careers Info Business and Careers Info

Learn about business development, finance, jobs, entrepreneurship and more.
Learn about business development, finance, jobs, entrepreneurship and more.
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Digital Magazines on RBdigital Digital Magazines on RBdigital

Read the latest issues of popular magazines online using RBdigital Magazines for free. Download them to your favorite device.
Read the latest issues of popular magazines online using RBdigital Magazines for free. Download them to your favorite device.
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Common Soil Seed Library Common Soil Seed Library

Welcome to the Common Soil Seed Library!
Welcome to the Common Soil Seed Library!
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