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Volunteer Spotlight: Evelyn Rosser Volunteer Spotlight: Evelyn Rosser

By Matt Wettengel
Rosser has volunteered at the A.V. Sorensen Branch on most Tuesdays for the last 12 years.
Rosser has volunteered at the A.V. Sorensen Branch on most Tuesdays for the last 12 years.
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Volunteer Spotlight: UNO Day of Service Volunteer Spotlight: UNO Day of Service

By Matt Wettengel
No classes were held at University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Metropolitan Community College or Omaha Public Schools on January 21, in…
No classes were held at University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Metropolitan Community College or Omaha Public Schools on January 21, in…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Natalie Gerhart Volunteer Spotlight: Natalie Gerhart

By Matt Wettengel
Since moving to Omaha two years ago, Gerhart has made volunteering with OPL's book club coordinator part of her weekly routine.
Since moving to Omaha two years ago, Gerhart has made volunteering with OPL's book club coordinator part of her weekly routine.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Sandi Skorniak Volunteer Spotlight: Sandi Skorniak

By Matt Wettengel
While she agrees that nobody should judge a book by its cover, Skorniak knows many do, which makes her role cleaning OPL items important.
While she agrees that nobody should judge a book by its cover, Skorniak knows many do, which makes her role cleaning OPL items important.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Eric Driggs Volunteer Spotlight: Eric Driggs

By Matt Wettengel
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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Volunteer Spotlight: Imani Stafford Volunteer Spotlight: Imani Stafford

By Matt Wettengel
The evolution from patron to volunteer was natural for Stafford, a junior at Omaha North High School who grew up near Washington Branch.
The evolution from patron to volunteer was natural for Stafford, a junior at Omaha North High School who grew up near Washington Branch.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Angel Johnson Volunteer Spotlight: Angel Johnson

By Matt Wettengel
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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Outstanding Volunteer: Marin Harrington Outstanding Volunteer: Marin Harrington

By Matt Wettengel
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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Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Armbrust Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Armbrust

By Matt Wettengel
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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Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Goecke Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Goecke

By Matt Wettengel
Joe Goecke has volunteered for the Friends of Omaha Public Library, managing their online books sales for over 10 years.
Joe Goecke has volunteered for the Friends of Omaha Public Library, managing their online books sales for over 10 years.
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Outstanding Volunteer: Elizabeth Weisse… Outstanding Volunteer: Elizabeth Weisse…

By Omahalibrary
OPL employs many individuals to shelve books, create programs, and assist patrons, but there’s something extraordinary about volunteer staf…
OPL employs many individuals to shelve books, create programs, and assist patrons, but there’s something extraordinary about volunteer staf…
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Volunteer: Rachel Callahan Volunteer: Rachel Callahan

By Omahalibrary
Rachel Callahan was in a pickle when she realized that she had outstanding fines on her library account. As a teenager with no job, she nee…
Rachel Callahan was in a pickle when she realized that she had outstanding fines on her library account. As a teenager with no job, she nee…
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Volunteer: Sarah Ulsher Volunteer: Sarah Ulsher

By Omahalibrary
Sarah Ulsher, a senior at Millard North High school, was honored by Nebraska state senators and the Nebraska Library Association (NLA) as a…
Sarah Ulsher, a senior at Millard North High school, was honored by Nebraska state senators and the Nebraska Library Association (NLA) as a…
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Volunteerism Teaches Teen Work Ethic Volunteerism Teaches Teen Work Ethic

By Omahalibrary
Meet Tionna Kaiser. She taught herself to play piano, she accomplished her Summer Reading Program goals (early!), and she volunteers at OPL…
Meet Tionna Kaiser. She taught herself to play piano, she accomplished her Summer Reading Program goals (early!), and she volunteers at OPL…
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Outstanding Volunteer: Ava Steele Outstanding Volunteer: Ava Steele

By Omahalibrary
Few 13-year-olds are as driven as Ava Steele. Last year, she took the ACT and earned a composite score of 33 on the college entrance exam, …
Few 13-year-olds are as driven as Ava Steele. Last year, she took the ACT and earned a composite score of 33 on the college entrance exam, …
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