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2017 Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest

2017 Intergenerational Poetry Contest

For the eighth consecutive year, Omaha Public Library is proud to co-sponsor the Poetry to Bridge Generations Contest. The contest, hosted by the University of Nebraska Omaha Department of Gerontology, encourages local youth and elders to exchange information on life span in relation to aging and reflect on their beliefs about aging and their role […]

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Literacy Center and OPL offer programs together

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Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Literacy Center joined forces in August 2012 to begin offering English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at South Omaha Library. “Many South Omaha Library patrons are from another country, such as Mexico or Sudan, and have a small working knowledge of the language,” said OPL program coordinator Sarah […]

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Take a 3D Tour of OPL Art

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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 books, CD's, DVD's and audiobooks, we also have a collection of art on display throughout the 12 branches. With the help of Google Street View technology, you can now take a virtual tour […]

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OPL Branch Pets

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As if the library wasn't a comfy enough place, what with all of the oversized chairs and books, some branches of the Omaha Public Library also have pets you can visit with while reading! Meet some of the furry (and scaly) friends that call our branches home.Abrahams Branch: Minnie & Daisy When twin gerbils arrived […]

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Health & Fitness at OPL

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People think of the library as a place to enrich their minds, but what about their bodies? OPL has fitness classes for people of all ages, interests and experience levels throughout the city. From Tai Chi to Zumba, and yoga to meditation, OPL is helping to move Omaha and Douglas County residents on a path […]

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