Celebrate Jane Austen’s birthday at Omaha Public Library’s 15th annual tea party

All are welcome at Omaha Public Library for a delightful afternoon tea honoring Jane Austen's 243rd birthday. The 15th annual Jane Austen Tea will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite teacups, though there will also be teacups available for use at…
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Kate Klise, author of the bestselling “43 Old Cemetery Road” series, to visit Omaha

Omaha Public Library (OPL) will host Golden Sower Award-winning author Kate Klise on Monday, December 3, 6 p.m., at Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Ln., 402-444-4848. Klise will speak about her books, answer questions, and lead the audience in an interactive writing activity. She will sign copies of her books after the presentation. The Bookworm will be on…
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Celebrate the holiday season with fun, free events at Omaha Public Library

The holidays can sometimes leave you feeling like you’re being pulled in a million different directions. Don’t forget to take some time to slow down and enjoy the best the season has to offer. Omaha Public Library (OPL) can help with fun, free, pre-planned programs and activities for all ages to enjoy, including music, crafts…
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Celebrate International Games Week at Omaha Public Library

International Games Week is a global, volunteer-led initiative to reconnect communities to the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games through their local libraries. Omaha Public Library (OPL) will join over a thousand institutions around the world during the week of November 4-10 as they transform their libraries with play. Like many…
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Celebrate National Opera Week with storytime series at Omaha Public Library

Omaha Public Library (OPL) and Opera Omaha will partner during National Opera Week, October 26-November 4, to offer a sensational storytime series. Storytimes in this series will include an opera-themed book and vocal activities with an Opera Omaha Community Artist Fellow. Attendees will explore early literacy skills of singing, playing, talking and reading. Children of…
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Omaha Public Library will offer frightfully fun Halloween programs

Halloween can be a frighteningly frenzied time of year. Between acquiring treats, costumes and decorations, parents may seek simple solutions for seasonal fun without adding to the already hectic time and expenses! Omaha Public Library (OPL) can help with fun, free, pre-planned programs and activities for all ages to enjoy. Registration may be required for…
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Omaha Public Library announces Food for Fines Week, Oct. 14-21

Omaha Public Library (OPL) will accept food donations during the week of October 14-21 to benefit the Alliance for a Better Omaha, a collaborative of Heart Ministry Center, Together, and Food Bank for the Heartland. OPL cardholders can donate non-expired canned goods and other non-perishable foods in exchange for credit toward overdue fines on their…
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Reading: It’s Written in the Stars During Annual Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week™, October 7-13, is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). This annual campaign began in 1998 and encourages teens to be regular readers and library users. This year’s theme, “It’s Written in the Stars,” provides an opportunity for teens to think and read outside of…
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Kick off Family History Month with Omaha Public Library’s Genealogy Lock-In

Learn more about one of the best genealogy collections in the Midwest by attending a program designed for anyone interested in genealogy. Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society (GOGS) will host the 10th Annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, Oct. 5, 6:30-9 p.m., W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St…
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