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Halloween Happenings at OPL Halloween Happenings at OPL

By Mwettengel
Make Halloween a bit less hectic by enjoying OPL's spooky materials, as well as free, fun & festive programs happening this month!
Make Halloween a bit less hectic by enjoying OPL's spooky materials, as well as free, fun & festive programs happening this month!
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Horror Recommendations Horror Recommendations

By David Dick
Around October, a lot of people ask for horror books. Many want popular authors, both classic and current.
Around October, a lot of people ask for horror books. Many want popular authors, both classic and current.
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2019 Reading Challenge: Ancestry related 2019 Reading Challenge: Ancestry related

By Melanie Schultz
Consider whatever you know about your ancestors when choosing a title for this month's challenge! Find some helpful suggestions in this…
Consider whatever you know about your ancestors when choosing a title for this month's challenge! Find some helpful suggestions in this…
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Sept/Oct Exhibition: "So the Stories Go" Sept/Oct Exhibition: "So the Stories Go"

By Mwettengel
"So the Stories Go" Exhibition Casey Callahan | Ilaamen Pelshaw | Tyler Swain September 6 - October 26, 2019 Artists Casey Callahan,...
"So the Stories Go" Exhibition Casey Callahan | Ilaamen Pelshaw | Tyler Swain September 6 - October 26, 2019 Artists Casey Callahan,...
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September is Library Card Sign-up Month! September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

By Egetzschman
September is Library Card Sign-up Month
September is Library Card Sign-up Month
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2019 Reading Challenge: 2019 Title 2019 Reading Challenge: 2019 Title

By Melanie Schultz
In 2019, OPL invites patrons to take part in the reading challenge! Suggestions for titles to read or listen to will be offered each month.
In 2019, OPL invites patrons to take part in the reading challenge! Suggestions for titles to read or listen to will be offered each month.
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Zines Now Available at Benson Branch Zines Now Available at Benson Branch

By Omahalibrary
Zines are niche, handmade, hyper-local booklets created by community members for community members and Omaha Public Library is thrilled to announce that soon a collection of them will be available to patrons at Benson Branch and W. Dale Clark Main Library!
OPL is excited to introduce zines to its collection with one lending library at Benson Branch and another coming soon to Main Library.
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OPL Zine Collection Q&A OPL Zine Collection Q&A

By Egetzschman
Learn about zines, the newest addition to OPL's collection, in this Q&A with OPL Readers & Writers Librarian Erin Duerr.
Learn about zines, the newest addition to OPL's collection, in this Q&A with OPL Readers & Writers Librarian Erin Duerr.
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Partner Spotlight: City Sprouts Partner Spotlight: City Sprouts

By Mwettengel
Gardening nonprofits work to increase locally saved seeds for OPL’s Common Soil Seed Library In 1995, a group of volunteers transformed a…
Gardening nonprofits work to increase locally saved seeds for OPL’s Common Soil Seed Library In 1995, a group of volunteers transformed a…
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Recommended Reads for Back to School Recommended Reads for Back to School

By Egetzschman
OPL wants to help readers find new books — or at least books new to them.
OPL wants to help readers find new books — or at least books new to them.
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Maha Read-a-Likes: Lizzo Maha Read-a-Likes: Lizzo

By Eroberts
Maha Festival, is a four-day celebration of music and discovery that takes place August 14-17 in Omaha's Aksarben Village. 
Maha Festival, is a four-day celebration of music and discovery that takes place August 14-17 in Omaha's Aksarben Village. 
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Maha Read-a-Likes: Jenny Lewis Maha Read-a-Likes: Jenny Lewis

By Eroberts
Maha Festival, is a four-day celebration of music and discovery that takes place August 14-17 in Omaha's Aksarben Village. 
Maha Festival, is a four-day celebration of music and discovery that takes place August 14-17 in Omaha's Aksarben Village. 
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Sense Screening Storytime: Impact Sense Screening Storytime: Impact

By Egetzschman
Learn how Sense Screening Storytime made a difference in the life of one young OPL patron.
Learn how Sense Screening Storytime made a difference in the life of one young OPL patron.
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OPL Can Help Ready Students for School OPL Can Help Ready Students for School

By Mwettengel
Learning happens at all ages and OPL has resources for anyone who's preparing to head back to school this fall!
Learning happens at all ages and OPL has resources for anyone who's preparing to head back to school this fall!
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Seed of the Year: Rattlesnake Bean Seed of the Year: Rattlesnake Bean

By Mwettengel
The Seed of the Year initiative is a partnership between local gardening nonprofits and OPL to increase seed saving knowledge around Omaha.
The Seed of the Year initiative is a partnership between local gardening nonprofits and OPL to increase seed saving knowledge around Omaha.
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