Back to Homepage

Blog Post

Interwoven: Sarah Kolar & Brian Wetjen Interwoven: Sarah Kolar & Brian Wetjen

Layering references, techniques, and practices Interwoven explores the abstract work of artists Sarah Kolar and Brian Wetjen.
Layering references, techniques, and practices Interwoven explores the abstract work of artists Sarah Kolar and Brian Wetjen.

Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest '17 Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest '17

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.

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Armbrust Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Armbrust

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.

Take a 3D Tour of OPL Art Take a 3D Tour of OPL Art

If you think libraries are just buildings that hold books, you're missing out! Not only does Omaha Public Library have a huge treasury of b…
If you think libraries are just buildings that hold books, you're missing out! Not only does Omaha Public Library have a huge treasury of b…

Teen Poetry Bash Teen Poetry Bash

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…

Wells Fargo Family Festival Wells Fargo Family Festival

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…

Jane Austen Tea Jane Austen Tea

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…

Kwanzaa Feast Kwanzaa Feast

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.

Noon Year's Eve at Saddlebrook Branch Noon Year's Eve at Saddlebrook Branch

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…

Noon Year's Eve at Sorensen Branch Noon Year's Eve at Sorensen Branch

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!

Victoria Hoyt Gallery Reception Victoria Hoyt Gallery Reception

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…

Unexpected Connections: OPL and the DCYC Unexpected Connections: OPL and the DCYC

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.

Girls Who Code Girls Who Code

Beginning in 2016, OPL and Girls Who Code began working together to provide tech education to girls in grades 6-12.
Beginning in 2016, OPL and Girls Who Code began working together to provide tech education to girls in grades 6-12.

Nebraska Writers Collective Nebraska Writers Collective

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,…

Guest Blog: Artist Residency in Motherho… Guest Blog: Artist Residency in Motherho…

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…

Literacy Center and OPL offer programs Literacy Center and OPL offer programs

Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Literacy Center joined forces in August 2012 to begin offering ESL classes.
Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Literacy Center joined forces in August 2012 to begin offering ESL classes.
Show More
Back to Top