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Toy Library contributes to learning Toy Library contributes to learning

By Emily Getzschman
OPL received this letter from an Omaha mom who wanted to share how her family was impacted by OPL's Toy Library.
OPL received this letter from an Omaha mom who wanted to share how her family was impacted by OPL's Toy Library.
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Patron Spotlight: Rosemary Mangiameli Patron Spotlight: Rosemary Mangiameli

By Emily Getzschman
W. Clarke Swanson Branch patron Rosemary Mangiameli found a wealth of resources at OPL, as well as a sense of community.
W. Clarke Swanson Branch patron Rosemary Mangiameli found a wealth of resources at OPL, as well as a sense of community.
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Sense Screening Storytime: Impact Sense Screening Storytime: Impact

By Emily Getzschman
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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Seed Library Grows Community Project Seed Library Grows Community Project

By Emily Getzschman
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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Guest Blog: Artist Residency in Motherho… Guest Blog: Artist Residency in Motherho…

By Omahalibrary
Those emotions split up and strung out and connected in all these various ways is what I’m getting at with the work in the show. “Twenty-six...
Those emotions split up and strung out and connected in all these various ways is what I’m getting at with the work in the show. “Twenty-six...
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Young Entrepreneurs Club Young Entrepreneurs Club

By Brigette Dugas
Saturday, December 3, 2016, the Young Entrepreneurs Club decided to sell baked goods at Swanson Branch, and they were a hit!
Saturday, December 3, 2016, the Young Entrepreneurs Club decided to sell baked goods at Swanson Branch, and they were a hit!
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Dad Shares Heartwarming Letter About Boo… Dad Shares Heartwarming Letter About Boo…

By Omahalibrary
My daughter Harlow had a great experience at the library yesterday, and I thought I’d share it with you. Last week, she checked out a book …
My daughter Harlow had a great experience at the library yesterday, and I thought I’d share it with you. Last week, she checked out a book …
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Local author finds healing through writi… Local author finds healing through writi…

By Emily Getzschman
Libraries are places of relative anonymity. Your neighborhood library staff gets to know their patrons and may recommend a book or movie ba…
Libraries are places of relative anonymity. Your neighborhood library staff gets to know their patrons and may recommend a book or movie ba…
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Snapshot Day 2016 Snapshot Day 2016

a project of the Nebraska Library Association On April 12, OPL participated in Nebraska Snapshot Day. The day provided an opportunity to lo…
a project of the Nebraska Library Association On April 12, OPL participated in Nebraska Snapshot Day. The day provided an opportunity to lo…
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Guest Post: Transplant to Transfixed Guest Post: Transplant to Transfixed

By Omahalibrary
My husband got his current job in Omaha when our son Oliver was about three months old. We moved from the Kansas City area and I also left …
My husband got his current job in Omaha when our son Oliver was about three months old. We moved from the Kansas City area and I also left …
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Guest Post: Coming Out of One’s Shell Guest Post: Coming Out of One’s Shell

By Omahalibrary
I started taking Addy to storytime because I was so worried about her going to preschool. She’s always just gone to grandma’s house for chi…
I started taking Addy to storytime because I was so worried about her going to preschool. She’s always just gone to grandma’s house for chi…
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The 'Seed' that Got Him Started The 'Seed' that Got Him Started

By Brigette Dugas
Their friendship is based on a mutual love of growing things. Benson Branch librarian, Carol Erkens and long-time patron, Nathan Kennedy…
Their friendship is based on a mutual love of growing things. Benson Branch librarian, Carol Erkens and long-time patron, Nathan Kennedy…
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Omaha Ukulele Club Practices at Benson B… Omaha Ukulele Club Practices at Benson B…

By Brigette Dugas
Many of us don't start singing holiday tunes until after we've passed the Thanksgiving turkey around the table, but for Bob…
Many of us don't start singing holiday tunes until after we've passed the Thanksgiving turkey around the table, but for Bob…
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