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Gardening Resources Can Help You Grow OPL Gardening Resources Can Help You Grow in 2018

By Mwettengel
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or you want to learn how green your thumb really is (or isn't), Omaha Public Library has resources to help you grow your gardening skills in 2018!
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or you want to learn how green your thumb really is or isn't, OPL has resources to help you grow in 2018!
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OPL announces 2017 top titles OPL announces 2017 top titles

By Egetzschman
Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough.
Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough.
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Staff Spotlight: Debra Paris Staff Spotlight: Debra Paris

By Mwettengel
Paris is OPL's liaison to the Learning Community Center of North Omaha, where she works to introduce North Omaha residents to OPL resources.
Paris is OPL's liaison to the Learning Community Center of North Omaha, where she works to introduce North Omaha residents to OPL resources.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Angel Johnson Volunteer Spotlight: Angel Johnson

By Mwettengel
Monday morning storytimes at the Milton R. Abrahams Branch have become much easier for staff thanks to volunteer Angel Johnson.
Monday morning storytimes at the Milton R. Abrahams Branch have become much easier for staff thanks to volunteer Angel Johnson.
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Halloween Happenings Halloween Happenings

By Egetzschman
Halloween can be a frighteningly frenzied time of year. Between shopping for and creating treats, costumes and decorations, parents may be …
Halloween can be a frighteningly frenzied time of year. Between shopping for and creating treats, costumes and decorations, parents may be …
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Outstanding Volunteer: Marin Harrington Outstanding Volunteer: Marin Harrington

By Mwettengel
After growing up as a regular patron of Willa Cather Branch, Marin Harrington volunteered weekly to help others enjoy their OPL experience.
After growing up as a regular patron of Willa Cather Branch, Marin Harrington volunteered weekly to help others enjoy their OPL experience.
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Seed Library Grows Community Project Seed Library Grows Community Project

By Egetzschman
Using the Common Soil Seed Library, a group of volunteers from Trinity Lutheran Church grow produce to share with their neighbors.
Using the Common Soil Seed Library, a group of volunteers from Trinity Lutheran Church grow produce to share with their neighbors.
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Photos from Summer Reading Program 2017 Photos from Summer Reading Program 2017

By Mwettengel
Hosting so many fun activities for Summer Reading Program means we have tons of great photos to share from OPL's 12 branches and other events across Omaha! Photos are always posted to the OPL Flickr page, but this album highlights some of our favorites from SRP 2017 so far!
Hosting so many fun activities for Summer Reading Program means we have tons of great photos to share from OPL's 12 branches!
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Photos: Storybook Land 2017 Photos: Storybook Land 2017

By Mwettengel
Storybook Land 2017 brought some of our favorite children's book characters to life on Sunday, April 30. We were visited by Amelia Bedelia, Elephant and Piggie, Maisy, Pinkalicious, Pout Pout Fish, Tacky the Penguin, Very Hungry Caterpillar and our beloved Scamper!
Storybook Land 2017 brought some of our favorite children's book characters to life on Sunday, April 30.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Armbrust Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Armbrust

By Mwettengel
Everyone finds peace in different places, but for the last four years Carol Armbrust has found hers at W. Dale Clark Main Library.
Everyone finds peace in different places, but for the last four years Carol Armbrust has found hers at W. Dale Clark Main Library.
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Mar/Apr 2017: All Is Vanity Mar/Apr 2017: All Is Vanity

All Is Vanity: Angie Seykora & Dan Crane featured their work March 3-April 23, 2017, in the Michael Phipps Gallery.
All Is Vanity: Angie Seykora & Dan Crane featured their work March 3-April 23, 2017, in the Michael Phipps Gallery.
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Library Offers a Life-changing Opportuni… Library Offers a Life-changing Opportuni…

By Omahalibrary
After having spent more than a decade teaching at American schools in Oman and India, Trish Tynan felt a call to return home…
After having spent more than a decade teaching at American schools in Oman and India, Trish Tynan felt a call to return home…
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Teen Poetry Bash Teen Poetry Bash

By Brigette Dugas
Local teens competed for cash at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library. OPL partnered with the Nebraska Writer's Collective to offer workshops…
Local teens competed for cash at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library. OPL partnered with the Nebraska Writer's Collective to offer workshops…
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Wells Fargo Family Festival Wells Fargo Family Festival

By Brigette Dugas
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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Jane Austen Tea Jane Austen Tea

By Brigette Dugas
For the 14th year in a row, OPL celebrated Jane Austen's birthday with a tea party at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library. Patrons dressed in…
For the 14th year in a row, OPL celebrated Jane Austen's birthday with a tea party at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library. Patrons dressed in…
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