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Starting Smart for Small Business Starting Smart for Small Business

By Omahalibrary
It’s the time of year for new beginnings. If you’ve dreamed about starting your own business, now is as good a time as any.
It’s the time of year for new beginnings. If you’ve dreamed about starting your own business, now is as good a time as any.
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Holiday Happenings at OPL Holiday Happenings at OPL

By Mwettengel
Learn how OPL can help make the holiday season more entertaining for anyone with our programs, books, movies, a holiday gift guide and more!
Learn how OPL can help make the holiday season more entertaining for anyone with our programs, books, movies, a holiday gift guide and more!
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Thankful for these six things at OPL Thankful for these six things at OPL

By Mwettengel
Omaha Public Library offers books and more to patrons. Here are some of the top things we're thankful to offer to the communities we serve!
Omaha Public Library offers books and more to patrons. Here are some of the top things we're thankful to offer to the communities we serve!
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Food for Fines Helps Patrons Waive Late… Food for Fines Helps Patrons Waive Late…

By Mwettengel
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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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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