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Omaha Picks: 09/19 What We're Reading Omaha Picks: 09/19 What We're Reading

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Take a look at what OPL employees across the city are reading (or watching or listening to) this month and find out what some of them had…
Take a look at what OPL employees across the city are reading (or watching or listening to) this month and find out what some of them had…

Reading Challenge: Published in 2019 Reading Challenge: Published in 2019

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Mix up your reading routine and explore new literary realms in the coming year! OPL librarians have created a series of reading challenges…
Mix up your reading routine and explore new literary realms in the coming year! OPL librarians have created a series of reading challenges…

Omaha Reads 2019: Readalikes Omaha Reads 2019: Readalikes

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Explore more of the themes from this year's Omaha Reads pick "This Blessed Earth" in the titles on this list.
Explore more of the themes from this year's Omaha Reads pick "This Blessed Earth" in the titles on this list.

Omaha Picks: Sense Screening Storytime Omaha Picks: Sense Screening Storytime

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Explore the senses of sound and sight with these titles that will be featured at the library's Sense Screening Storytimes in August and…
Explore the senses of sound and sight with these titles that will be featured at the library's Sense Screening Storytimes in August…

Omaha Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month Omaha Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month

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National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) celebrates "the histories, cultures and contributions of American…
National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) celebrates "the histories, cultures and contributions of American…

Omaha Picks: Pout-Pout Fish Books Omaha Picks: Pout-Pout Fish Books

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To celebrate Pout-Pout Fish visiting various storytimes at Omaha Public Library (Sept 6-14), try reading one of the following books all…
To celebrate Pout-Pout Fish visiting various storytimes at Omaha Public Library (Sept 6-14), try reading one of the following books all…

Omaha Picks: Run, Forest Run Omaha Picks: Run, Forest Run

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When you want to be whisked away to the setting of shadowy forests, woods or jungles, these books will take you there!
When you want to be whisked away to the setting of shadowy forests, woods or jungles, these books will take you there!

Omaha Picks: If You Liked Hamilton Omaha Picks: If You Liked Hamilton

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How lucky we are to have a list of great Hamilton readalikes! Check out this selection of Hamilton and Revolutionary War-themed fiction…
How lucky we are to have a list of great Hamilton readalikes! Check out this selection of Hamilton and Revolutionary War-themed fiction…

Omaha Picks: Football Season Reads Omaha Picks: Football Season Reads

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Kick off the Fall with this list of football-related reads!
Kick off the Fall with this list of football-related reads!

Omaha Picks: If You Liked Downton Abbey Omaha Picks: If You Liked Downton Abbey

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this list includes stories of period drama, of family dynamics during trying times, and ambitious men and women changing the rules of…
this list includes stories of period drama, of family dynamics during trying times, and ambitious men and women changing the rules of…

Omaha Picks: Comics for New Comic… Omaha Picks: Comics for New Comic…

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Have you wanted to get into reading comic books and graphic novels, but haven’t known where to start? This National Comic Book Day, start…
Have you wanted to get into reading comic books and graphic novels, but haven’t known where to start? This National Comic Book Day, start…

Omaha Picks: Banned Books for Teens Omaha Picks: Banned Books for Teens

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Books are banned or challenged for a variety of reasons. Often the reasons are political, legal, religious or moral. This year Banned…
Books are banned or challenged for a variety of reasons. Often the reasons are political, legal, religious or moral. This year Banned…

Omaha Picks: Banned Books for Adults Omaha Picks: Banned Books for Adults

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Books are banned or challenged for a variety of reasons. Often the reasons are political, legal, religious or moral. This year Banned…
Books are banned or challenged for a variety of reasons. Often the reasons are political, legal, religious or moral. This year Banned…

Omaha Picks: International Literacy Day Omaha Picks: International Literacy Day

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Ever wanted to visit another country? Now you can with these world-traveling books for teens.
Ever wanted to visit another country? Now you can with these world-traveling books for teens.

Omaha Picks: Unicorn Books Omaha Picks: Unicorn Books

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If you love all things unicorn, check out this list!
If you love all things unicorn, check out this list!

Omaha Picks: Christian Fiction for Teens Omaha Picks: Christian Fiction for Teens

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Check out this list for some great Christian fiction reads for teens.
Check out this list for some great Christian fiction reads for teens.
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