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2018 Election Resources 2018 Election Resources

By Mwettengel
Learn how Nebraska residents can register to vote at any OPL location and get links to essential voting, candidate information.
Learn how Nebraska residents can register to vote at any OPL location and get links to essential voting, candidate information.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Eric Driggs Volunteer Spotlight: Eric Driggs

By Mwettengel
After decades of genealogical research, Driggs has assisted others with their pursuits of genealogical history at Main Library since 2005.
After decades of genealogical research, Driggs has assisted others with their pursuits of genealogical history at Main Library since 2005.
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Partnering with Omaha's Parks Department Partnering with Omaha's Parks Department

By Mwettengel
When it comes to serving Omahans, OPL and the city's Parks & Recreation Department work together to improve the quality of life for all.
When it comes to serving Omahans, OPL and the city's Parks & Recreation Department work together to improve the quality of life for all.
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Staff Spotlight: Alan Greunke Staff Spotlight: Alan Greunke

By Mwettengel
After overcoming a speech impediment as a child with the help of his local library, Greunke now works with kids and teens at OPL.
After overcoming a speech impediment as a child with the help of his local library, Greunke now works with kids and teens at OPL.
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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Goecke Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Goecke

By Mwettengel
Joe Goecke has volunteered for the Friends of Omaha Public Library, managing their online books sales for over 10 years.
Joe Goecke has volunteered for the Friends of Omaha Public Library, managing their online books sales for over 10 years.
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