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Celebrate Family History Month with OPL Celebrate Family History Month with OPL

By Mwettengel
Omaha Public Library has several resources to help family historians at all levels of experience.
Omaha Public Library has several resources to help family historians at all levels of experience.
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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 le…
Local teens competed for cash at the W. Dale Clark (Main) Library. OPL partnered with the Nebraska Writer's Collective to offer workshops le…
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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 ro…
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 ro…
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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 p…
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 p…
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Kwanzaa Feast Kwanzaa Feast

By Brigette Dugas
North Omaha community members gathered at Charles B. Washington Branch to celebrate Kwanzaa with a ceremony and feast.
North Omaha community members gathered at Charles B. Washington Branch to celebrate Kwanzaa with a ceremony and feast.
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Noon Year's Eve at Saddlebrook Branch Noon Year's Eve at Saddlebrook Branch

By Brigette Dugas
Kids gathered at Saddlebrook Branch to ring in the new year at noon! The celebration included a balloon drop, dance party, bounce house, and…
Kids gathered at Saddlebrook Branch to ring in the new year at noon! The celebration included a balloon drop, dance party, bounce house, and…
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Noon Year's Eve at Sorensen Branch Noon Year's Eve at Sorensen Branch

By Brigette Dugas
Youngsters at A.V. Sorensen Branch celebrated the new year at noon with a balloon drop, dance party, crafts, and a bounce house!
Youngsters at A.V. Sorensen Branch celebrated the new year at noon with a balloon drop, dance party, crafts, and a bounce house!
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