Immigrants & Refugees

Welcome to the library! There is no cost to visit a library, check out library items, or attend events.

Get a FREE library card - Residents of Douglas County are eligible to apply for a FREE library card. Sign up online to get started, or visit any of our 12 locations with your identification and proof of address.

Attend FREE programs - We have programs for the whole family: storytimes, book clubs, adult basic education classes and programs to help you learn English

Get help - Omaha Public Library staff will help you find library materials and answers to your questions. The library subscribes to Language Line, a translation service over the phone to help you communicate with library staff.

Borrow our materials - With your free library card, you can borrow books, movies and music. Our World Language Collection has materials in languages from around the world. We also have resources to help you study for the U.S. Citizenship test, learn English and Resettlement Guidebooks.

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