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Omaha City Council approves land purchase for new OPL branch

April 2, 2024 KETV: Omaha City Council approved the purchase of the property that will house a new branch of the Omaha Public Library.

Off the Shelf: NE SciFest & The City Nature Challenge

April 1, 2024 KIOS: Join the library for a series of science and nature themed activities as part of the Nebraska Science Festival.

Omaha City Council agenda notes for April 2

March 29. 2024 KETV: City Council public hearing and vote to approve $1.8 million for a land purchase at 204th and F Streets.

Historical Menus & More with Amy Mather & Martha Grenzeback

Forgotton restaurants, menus and recipes, where do they go? Staff from OPL both archive and digitize these artifacts.

Fundraising for new Central Library surpasses $158M goal

March 25, 2024 Nebraska Examiner: Fundraising for Omaha’s new central library surpasses $158M goal

Off the Shelf: The Library Partnership Pass

March 25, 2024 KIOS: The OPL Partnership Pass program welcomes two new additions: the Omaha Jitterbugs and the SAC Museum.

Omaha Public Library 2024 Reading Challenge

January 22, 2024 KIOS: OPL staff have created a series of reading challenges to push you outside your reading comfort zone.

'You ain't seen nothing yet': City celebrates milestone

March 19, 2024 KETV: HDR hosted a beam-signing ceremony today to commemorate the progress on Omaha's new Central Library.

City leaders celebrate major milestone for central library

March 19, 2024 KETV: Construction on the new central Omaha Public Library location is nearing a big milestone.

Omaha City Council agenda notes for March 19

March 18, 2024 WOWT: Councilmembers are slated to discuss the land purchase for a new library branch.

Off the Shelf: Clifford Visits Storytime

March 18, 2024 KIOS: Clifford the big red dog visits the library for a special storytime.

Off the Shelf: NoveList Plus & NoveList Plus K-8

March 11, 2024 KIOS: NoveList Plus and NoveList Plus K-8 help readers discover books narrowed to an individual's specific tastes.

Long-awaited library possibly heading for southwest Omaha

March 8, 2024 KETV: A long-awaited library is likely coming to southwest Omaha in the area between Elkhorn and Gretna.

Omaha City Council agenda notes for March 12

March 8, 2024 WOWT: Here are a few items on the agenda for next week’s Omaha City Council meeting.

Omaha to open 14th public library branch, pending approval

March 7, 2024 KETV: Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert's office announced the city will buy land for a new library in southwest Omaha.

Southwest Omaha library land purchase submitted for review

March 7, 2024 WOWT: The city says it’s found a site for a “long-needed” library branch in southwest Omaha.
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