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Partner Spotlight: City Sprouts Partner Spotlight: City Sprouts

By Matt Wettengel
Gardening nonprofits work to increase locally saved seeds for OPL’s Common Soil Seed Library In 1995, a group of volunteers transformed a…
Gardening nonprofits work to increase locally saved seeds for OPL’s Common Soil Seed Library In 1995, a group of volunteers transformed a…
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Sense Screening Storytime: Impact Sense Screening Storytime: Impact

By Emily Getzschman
Learn how Sense Screening Storytime made a difference in the life of one young OPL patron.
Learn how Sense Screening Storytime made a difference in the life of one young OPL patron.
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Seed of the Year: Rattlesnake Bean Seed of the Year: Rattlesnake Bean

By Matt Wettengel
The Seed of the Year initiative is a partnership between local gardening nonprofits and OPL to increase seed saving knowledge around Omaha.
The Seed of the Year initiative is a partnership between local gardening nonprofits and OPL to increase seed saving knowledge around Omaha.
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UNL Extension Hatching New Partnership… UNL Extension Hatching New Partnership…

By Matt Wettengel
It was only a matter of time before Katie Krause collaborated with OPL. Krause is a Nebraska Extension Educator with the University of…
It was only a matter of time before Katie Krause collaborated with OPL. Krause is a Nebraska Extension Educator with the University of…
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Partner Spotlight: U.S. Small Business… Partner Spotlight: U.S. Small Business…

By Matt Wettengel
OPL has partnered with the Small Business Administration's NE office since 2014 to offer the "New Year, New Business" workshop…
OPL has partnered with the Small Business Administration's NE office since 2014 to offer the "New Year, New Business" workshop...
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Food for Fines Helps Patrons Waive Late… Food for Fines Helps Patrons Waive Late…

By Matt Wettengel
For the second year, OPL partnered with Alliance for a Better Omaha to collect food donations in exchange for up to $20 off of late fees.
For the second year, OPL partnered with Alliance for a Better Omaha to collect food donations in exchange for up to $20 off of late fees.
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Partner Spotlight: Nebraska Medicine Partner Spotlight: Nebraska Medicine

By Matt Wettengel
A hospital stay is never fun, but since 2010, OPL has worked to bring joy to some of the children being treated at Nebraska Medicine.
A hospital stay is never fun, but since 2010, OPL has worked to bring joy to some of the children being treated at Nebraska Medicine.
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Partnering with Omaha's Parks Department Partnering with Omaha's Parks Department

By Matt Wettengel
When it comes to serving Omahans, OPL and the city's Parks & Recreation Department work together to improve the quality of life for…
When it comes to serving Omahans, OPL and the city's Parks & Recreation Department work together to improve the quality of life for...
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Staff Spotlight: Debra Paris Staff Spotlight: Debra Paris

By Matt Wettengel
Paris is OPL's liaison to the Learning Community Center of North Omaha, where she works to introduce North Omaha residents to OPL…
Paris is OPL's liaison to the Learning Community Center of North Omaha, where she works to introduce North Omaha residents to OPL…
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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mitzi Ritzman Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mitzi Ritzman

By Matt Wettengel
Dr. Ritzman helped to facilitate a partnership between UNO's Service Learning Academy and the Charles B. Washington Branch.
Dr. Ritzman helped to facilitate a partnership between UNO's Service Learning Academy and the Charles B. Washington Branch.
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Partner Spotlight: Omaha Storm Chasers Partner Spotlight: Omaha Storm Chasers

By Matt Wettengel
What do the Omaha Storm Chasers and OPL have in common? A love of reading!
What do the Omaha Storm Chasers and OPL have in common? A love of reading!
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Wells Fargo Family Festival Wells Fargo Family Festival

Omahans ventured all over the city to take part in the Wells Fargo Family Festival. The W. Dale Clark Library was one of six stops on the…
Omahans ventured all over the city to take part in the Wells Fargo Family Festival. The W. Dale Clark Library was one of six stops on the…
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Unexpected Connections: OPL and the DCYC Unexpected Connections: OPL and the DCYC

By Emily Getzschman
Omaha Public Library (OPL) and Douglas County Youth Center (DCYC) representatives discovered an opportunity to help at-risk youth.
Omaha Public Library (OPL) and Douglas County Youth Center (DCYC) representatives discovered an opportunity to help at-risk youth.
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Nebraska Writers Collective Nebraska Writers Collective

By Brigette Dugas
Omaha Public Library has been working with the Nebraska Writers Collective (NWC) since 2009 when Matt Mason joined their ranks. Since then,…
Omaha Public Library has been working with the Nebraska Writers Collective (NWC) since 2009 when Matt Mason joined their ranks. Since then,…
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Literacy Center and OPL offer programs Literacy Center and OPL offer programs

By Omahalibrary
Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Literacy Center joined forces in August 2012 to begin offering ESL classes.
Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Literacy Center joined forces in August 2012 to begin offering ESL classes.
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