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Community Engagement

OPL seeks and nurtures relationships with other organizations to create partnerships that help to strengthen our community.

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Library Community Engagement Blog Library Community Engagement Blog
Striving for a sustainable community engagement model that will further weave the library into the fabric of a growing, ever-changing city.
Striving for a sustainable community engagement model that will further weave the library into the fabric of a growing, ever-changing city.
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Library Facilitators Library Facilitators
By Omahalibrary
OPL facilitators were originally trained as part of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 
OPL facilitators were originally trained as part of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 
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Public Libraries' Community Role Public Libraries' Community Role
By Egetzschman
OPL received an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to design a two-year project.
OPL received an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to design a two-year project.
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Community Engagement Center: Creating Pa… Community Engagement Center: Creating Pa…
By Egetzschman
The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) opened the doors to the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) in April 2014. OPL was thril…
The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) opened the doors to the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) in April 2014. OPL was thril…
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OPL at UNO's CEC OPL at UNO's CEC
By Egetzschman
The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) celebrated the grand opening of its new Community Engagement Center (CEC) on April 17, 2014.
The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) celebrated the grand opening of its new Community Engagement Center (CEC) on April 17, 2014.
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Facilitators-in-Training: FIT Team Facilitators-in-Training: FIT Team
By Egetzschman
The Facilitator-in-Training Team (FIT Team) was created as a tool for OPL to achieve its strategic plan goal of becoming a community nexus.
The Facilitator-in-Training Team (FIT Team) was created as a tool for OPL to achieve its strategic plan goal of becoming a community nexus.
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OPL now a partner in UNO outreach OPL now a partner in UNO outreach
Omaha World-Herald: Omaha libraries now a partner in UNO outreach
Omaha World-Herald: Omaha libraries now a partner in UNO outreach
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Facilitator Training Facilitator Training
By Omahalibrary
As part of an IMLS grant, OPL staff were trained to facilitate community conversations.
As part of an IMLS grant, OPL staff were trained to facilitate community conversations.
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