In the interest of our patrons' health & well-being, all OPL locations are closed until further notice. Items may be returned to drop boxes at curbside pick-up service branches during open hours. 

Con la intención de proteger la salud y el bienestar de nuestros clientes, todas las ubicaciones de la Biblioteca Pública de Omaha permanecerán cerradas hasta nuevo aviso. 

Omaha Reads

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About Omaha Reads

Omaha Reads is Omaha's biggest book club! Learn more about what it is and how to get involved.

Omaha Reads Voting

OPL encourages the community to nominate, vote on, and read one book for the annual Omaha Reads campaign.

Nominate Your Favorite Book for "Omaha Reads" Program!

KIOS: Omaha Public Library’s 2020 in Gear, You Can Even Nominate Your Favorite for "Omaha Reads" Program!

Omaha Reads 2019: Readalikes

Explore more of the themes from this year's Omaha Reads pick "This Blessed Earth" in the titles on this list.

"This Blessed Earth" Discussion…

Let's talk about it! Use these questions to get you started in your discussion of "This Blessed Earth."

2019 Omaha Reads Programs

Join us to celebrate this year's Omaha Reads selection at book discussions, a visit from author Ted Genoways, and other relevant programs.

Thankful for these six things at OPL

Omaha Public Library offers books and more to patrons. Here are some of the top things we're thankful to offer to the communities we…

Banned Books Week 2018

Banned Books Week, September 23-29, brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers…

2018 Omaha Reads: "The Hate U Give"

The #1 New York Times bestseller received the most votes from the community & will be the topic of several events and discussions this fall.

"The Hate U Give" Discussion Guide

After reading "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas check out this discussion guide from the publisher.

YA novel 2018 Omaha Reads selection

Omaha World-Herald: Omaha Public Library names YA novel on police shooting as 2018 Omaha Reads selection

Past Omaha Reads Selections

Omaha Reads is Omaha's largest book club, where the community is encouraged to all read the same title and join together for events and dis…

Omaha Reads 2017

Omaha Public Library celebrated its 13th annual Omaha Reads campaign with Jonis Agee’s "The Bones of Paradise."

Q & A with Omaha Reads author Jonis Agee

Nebraska author Jonis Agee shares insight into the writing and research behind "The Bones of Paradise," which is the 2017 Omaha…

Omaha Reads 2016

Omaha Public Library celebrated its 12th annual Omaha Reads campaign with Anthony Doerr’s All The Light We Cannot See. The New York Times b…
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