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Off the Shelf: Remnants of the Past: Drop-in Sessions

Join artist Amelia Broussard at the Genealogy and Local History Room to illustrate your family stories through art!

OWH Column: 2024 Omaha Reads book

A column announcing the title for Omaha Reads appeared in the July 7, 2024 edition of the Omaha World-Herald (NE) and online.

Off the Shelf: Digital Magazines

If you're interested in accessing magazines digitally, we have a couple of different options available with your OPL library card.

OPL talks mobile library and where to find it!

July 3, 2024 KETV: OPL’s Maggie Petersen discusses all of the great features of Poppy, the mobile library, with KETV’s Waverle Monroe.

'One of the Most Innovative Libraries in the Country'

July 2, 2024 UNO Gateway: Courtni Kopietz, marketing manager for Omaha Public Library, highlights Central Library's student benefits.

Off the Shelf: Poppy, OPL's Pop-up Mobile Library

July 1, 2024 KIOS: Learn about Poppy, OPL's mobile pop-up library. David Dick also stops by to tell us about the book Babel by R.F. Kuang.

OWH Column: OPL staff recommend foodie fiction & non-fiction

A list of OPL's staff recommended reads for food lovers appeared in the June 23, 2024 edition of the Omaha World-Herald (NE) and online.

Tips on keeping kids’ reading skills sharp during summer

June 17, 2024 WOWT: Natalie Struecker, OPL Downtown Branch manager, highlights the library's role in summer reading support for families.

Off the Shelf: Mango Languages

June 17, 2024 KIOS: Check out how the library can help you learn a new language with the free online resource Mango Languages.

OPL's 'Read to a Dog' gets kids reading over the summer

June 13, 2024 KETV: Parents struggling to get their children to read might find better luck with the help of some patient puppers.

Off the Shelf: Do you Believe in Ghosts?

June 10, 2024 KIOS: Join our "Do You Believe in Ghosts?" summer program with paranormal expert Brian Corey, for teens and adults.

OWH Column: OPL's Summer Reading Program Launches

This column, highlighting the OPL's Summer Reading Program, appeared in the June 9, 2024 edition of the Omaha World-Herald (NE) and online.

Omaha Public Library's summer reading program begins

June 5, 2024 KETV: Omaha Public Library's program manager, Nancy Novotny, joined KETV Newswatch 7's Waverle Monroe at noon.

Community comes together for annual Juneteenth flag raising

June 2, 2024 KMTV: The annual Juneteenth flag raising celebration took place outside the Charles B. Washington Branch.

OPL seeking art from Omaha-area artists for new library

May 26, 2024 Omaha World-Herald: Omaha-area artists are invited to make their mark on the new space that will open in 2026.

A nonprofit is giving artists up to 100k for OPL projects

May 8, 2024 KMTV: Amplify Arts is awarding local artists 5k-100k for projects to be featured in the Omaha Public Library's Central Library.
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