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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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Girls Who Code

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Beginning in 2016, OPL and Girls Who Code began working together to provide tech education to girls in grades 6-12. Every Saturday during the 10-week session, 24 girls meet at Abrahams Branch for four hours to connect, strategize, and virtually build solutions to problems they encounter in every day life. Since starting in 2012, Girls Who […]

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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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Facilitator Training

As part of its strategic plan goal of becoming a community nexus, OPL created a team of 16 library staff members to train as facilitators for community conversations. The FIT (Facilitator-In-Training) Team members met at Milton R. Abrahams Branch for training in three areas: getting-to-know-you conversations, problem solving, and creativity and innovation. More photos are available here.

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