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Laura Marlane: Libraries still relevant Laura Marlane: Libraries still relevant

By Omahalibrary
I work in a profession whose obsolescence has been predicted for the past 50 years or more.
I work in a profession whose obsolescence has been predicted for the past 50 years or more.
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September is Library Card Sign-up Month! September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

By Emily Getzschman
September is Library Card Sign-up Month
September is Library Card Sign-up 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 Emily Getzschman
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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Read It & Eat Culinary Conference 2019 Read It & Eat Culinary Conference 2019

By Matt Wettengel
Explore creative ways to turn food scraps into delicious dishes & learn about organizations working to rescue and donate perishable food.
Explore creative ways to turn food scraps into delicious dishes & learn about organizations working to rescue and donate perishable food.
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UNL Extension Hatching New Partnership… UNL Extension Hatching New Partnership…

By Matt Wettengel
It was only a matter of time before Katie Krause collaborated with OPL. Krause is a Nebraska Extension Educator with the University of…
It was only a matter of time before Katie Krause collaborated with OPL. Krause is a Nebraska Extension Educator with the University of…
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Thankful for these six things at OPL Thankful for these six things at OPL

By Matt Wettengel
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…
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…
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Partner Spotlight: Nebraska Medicine Partner Spotlight: Nebraska Medicine

By Matt Wettengel
A hospital stay is never fun, but since 2010, OPL has worked to bring joy to some of the children being treated at Nebraska Medicine.
A hospital stay is never fun, but since 2010, OPL has worked to bring joy to some of the children being treated at Nebraska Medicine.
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Partnering with Omaha's Parks Department Partnering with Omaha's Parks Department

By Matt Wettengel
When it comes to serving Omahans, OPL and the city's Parks & Recreation Department work together to improve the quality of life for…
When it comes to serving Omahans, OPL and the city's Parks & Recreation Department work together to improve the quality of life for...
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OPL Branch Pets OPL Branch Pets

By Brigette Dugas
Meet a snake, lizards, and gerbils at three of OPL's branch libraries!
Meet a snake, lizards, and gerbils at three of OPL's branch libraries!
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Cuneiform Tablets Cuneiform Tablets

By Brigette Dugas
Buried in the archive room of the W. Dale Clark Library are over 100 cuneiform tablets. Originally collected by Edgar J. Banks, Ph.D, and…
Buried in the archive room of the W. Dale Clark Library are over 100 cuneiform tablets. Originally collected by Edgar J. Banks, Ph.D, and…
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Kingman Mural Installation Kingman Mural Installation

By Emily Getzschman
The Kingman mural hung for over 40 years in the lobby of The New York Times building.
The Kingman mural hung for over 40 years in the lobby of The New York Times building.
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High Interest Low Vocabulary High Interest Low Vocabulary

By Emily Getzschman
What kind of books should a 22-year-old man read? Most young people in their 20s can read whatever they like, but for Justin, finding books…
What kind of books should a 22-year-old man read? Most young people in their 20s can read whatever they like, but for Justin, finding books…
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William Thompson Scalp Viewing William Thompson Scalp Viewing

OPL is home to William Thompson's preserved scalp.
OPL is home to William Thompson's preserved scalp.
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A Trip to Sorensen Branch A Trip to Sorensen Branch

We visited sorensen Branch, recipient of the recent, million dollar donation. We talked with the branch manager, visited the pet lizard,…
We visited sorensen Branch, recipient of the recent, million dollar donation. We talked with the branch manager, visited the pet lizard,…
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