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Build a Better World with OPL resources Build a Better World with OPL resources

By Mwettengel
Check out these free resources that can help you take the 2017 Summer Reading Program theme seriously at home!
Check out these free resources that can help you take the 2017 Summer Reading Program theme seriously at home!
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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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Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest '17 Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest '17

By Mwettengel
For the eighth consecutive year, Omaha Public Library is proud to co-sponsor the Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest.
For the eighth consecutive year, Omaha Public Library is proud to co-sponsor the Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest.
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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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Victoria Hoyt Gallery Reception Victoria Hoyt Gallery Reception

By Brigette Dugas
See photos from the Jan/Feb 2017 exhibiting artist, Victoria Hoyt, whose work is displayed in the Michael Phipps Gallery of the Main Library…
See photos from the Jan/Feb 2017 exhibiting artist, Victoria Hoyt, whose work is displayed in the Michael Phipps Gallery of the Main Library…
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Unexpected Connections: OPL and the DCYC Unexpected Connections: OPL and the DCYC

By Egetzschman
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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