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Q & A with author Ted Wheeler Q & A with author Ted Wheeler

By Omahalibrary
Omaha author Theodore Wheeler’s first novel Kings of Broken Things hits shelves August 1, 2017. Learn more in this Q&A with Wheeler.
Omaha author Theodore Wheeler’s first novel Kings of Broken Things hits shelves August 1, 2017. Learn more in this Q&A with Wheeler.
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Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest '17 Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest '17

By Mwettengel
For the eighth consecutive year, Omaha Public Library is proud to co-sponsor the Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest.
For the eighth consecutive year, Omaha Public Library is proud to co-sponsor the Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest.
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Tips for Working with Libraries Tips for Working with Libraries

Find out how to connect with OPL and get your book out there!
Find out how to connect with OPL and get your book out there!
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Tobias Wolff evolved into a writer Tobias Wolff evolved into a writer

Omaha World-Herald: Tobias Wolff will chronicle how he evolved into a writer
Omaha World-Herald: Tobias Wolff will chronicle how he evolved into a writer
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Writers attend annual author fair Writers attend annual author fair

KETV: 70-plus writers attend Omaha Public Library's annual author fair
KETV: 70-plus writers attend Omaha Public Library's annual author fair
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Story Slam at Benson Pizza Shoppe Collec… Story Slam at Benson Pizza Shoppe Collec…

By Omahalibrary
Adults compete by sharing stories about their "awkward years" at the Benson Pizza Shoppe Collective!
Adults compete by sharing stories about their "awkward years" at the Benson Pizza Shoppe Collective!
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Author finds healing through writing Author finds healing through writing

By Egetzschman
A local author uses the library to get started with telling his story.
A local author uses the library to get started with telling his story.
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General Writing Reference Sources General Writing Reference Sources

recommended by Omaha Adult Librarians
Helpful tools for any writer.
Helpful tools for any writer.
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Custer in Nebraska: The Royal Buffalo Hu… Custer in Nebraska: The Royal Buffalo Hu…

By Brigette Dugas
Already established as an Indian fighter on the Great Plains, George Armstrong Custer’s 1872 visit to Nebraska wasn’t for war, but for enter…
Already established as an Indian fighter on the Great Plains, George Armstrong Custer’s 1872 visit to Nebraska wasn’t for war, but for enter…
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Words & Definitions on Pinterest Words & Definitions on Pinterest

Learn a new word, find a new way to express yourself!
Learn a new word, find a new way to express yourself!
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Cassandra Clare Visits Omaha Cassandra Clare Visits Omaha

By Brigette Dugas
2016 is the year of bestselling author visits for Omaha, Nebraska!
2016 is the year of bestselling author visits for Omaha, Nebraska!
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We might be known for being a tad obsessive about our favorite series...
We might be known for being a tad obsessive about our favorite series...
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