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. Los artículos pueden devolverse a los buzones de devolución en las sucursales que ofrecen el servicio de entrega al exterior durante los horarios de servicio. 

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With 5,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities,'s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-7+). From Age of Learning, Inc.

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Ancestry Library Edition Library Card Required.

Find birth, marriage, and death records, as well as military records and more from Ancestry Library Edition, the largest general collection of genealogical information. Now available from home until July 31, 2020.

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AudioBookCloud Library Card Required.

Listen to your favorite audiobooks online with just a click of a button. Listen to books in many different categories, including fiction, nonfiction, children's, classics and even Spanish language. Books are always available and never on hold.

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Auto Repair Source Library Card Required.

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls, and more.

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CIA World Factbook

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

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Congressional Publications Library Card Required.

Ideal for researching U.S. social, political, and economic history. Each type of congressional publication provides a unique window to the entire range of U.S. social, political, and economic history. Examine testimony, debate, research reports, and legislative history to gain a complete picture.

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This site pulls together all sources of reviews on products. You can choose a quick comparison or a detailed review. ConsumerSearch lets you look at what online and offline reviewers say about everything from bread makers and digital cameras to snow blowers and weight- loss programs

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If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, DigitalLearn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

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Electronic Journal and Magazine Finder

Use our electronic journal and magazine search from OCLC to search or browse the titles of all full-text newspapers, magazines and journals available in our online resources.

Type in the name of the publication you’re looking for, and the journal finder will list which resources contain the publication, including the years covered. You can access each resource from OCLC.

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Explore the world's largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources.

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Fire Insurance Maps Online Library Card Required.

FIMo is a research portal to find and view high-definition, color Fire Insurance Maps, Real Estate Atlases, Plat Books, and other historical maps showing building structures, building construction details, property ownership, property uses, and other useful information.

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Freegal Music Mobile Apps Music Library Card Required.

Download four free songs every week, and they're yours to keep. Listen to thousands of artists and tens of thousands of albums, including today's biggest hits.


Gale Courses Courses & Training Library Card Required.

Hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment that are all free with your library card!

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A comprehensive career resource giving you an inside look at company salary details, reviews, and interview questions for thousands of companies.

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Goodreads Mobile Apps

Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!

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jlgDigital for Elementary Students

With JLG Gold Standard eBooks for Elementary, Middle School and High school students, JLG Digital gives readers unlimited access to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users and titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available.

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jlgDigital for High School Students

With JLG Gold Standard eBooks for Elementary, Middle School and High school students, JLG Digital gives readers unlimited access to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users and titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available.
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jlgDigital for Middle School Students

With JLG Gold Standard eBooks for Elementary, Middle School and High school students, JLG Digital gives readers unlimited access to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users and titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available.
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LearningExpress Library Library Card Required.

LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

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Live Virtual Author Visits

Junior Library Guild authors, illustrators, publisher partners, and educators are coming together to bring you exclusive webcasts that will engage, entertain, and educate.

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Find answers to health questions, including overviews of conditions and diseases, information on staying healthy, drug information and the latest news from the world of medicine.

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MyOPL App for Android & iOS Mobile Apps

Take the Omaha Public Library with you wherever you go! Search for books, place holds, manage your account, create lists, and get information about our locations. Search for "MyOPL" in your app store to find the app.

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Nebraska Family Helpline

The Nebraska Family Helpline is a FREE service offering 24/7 support to families dealing with a youth’s mental/behavioral health issue. Trained crisis counselors assess the family's immediate safety needs, help callers connect to emergency resources and offer other referrals in callers’ communities.

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Nebraska Free Legal Answers

A website where financially qualifying Nebraskans can ask a Nebraska volunteer lawyer a question about a civil legal problem for free.

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Nebraska Secretary of State

The Nebraska Secretary of State oversees business registrations and occupational licensing. Use the One-Stop Business Registration System to find and file the paperwork you'll need to incorporate and do business in the state of Nebraska. 
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Nebraska Supreme Court

Homepage of the Nebraska State Supreme Court and a place to access Nebraska legal forms.

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New Book Alerts

A free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by your local library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds.

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Niche Academy

Niche Academy provides tutorials on a variety of the Library’s online resources including OverDrive, Freegal, Value Line and more.

NoveList Plus Library Card Required.

Discover reading recommendations based on your favorite titles, authors, subjects and genres. Whether you read fiction or nonfiction or listen to audiobooks, you'll find your next great read/listen with NoveList Plus.

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Omaha Area Obits

An index to obituaries and death notices in Omaha papers. Included are people whose item indicates that they may have lived within an hour to an hour and a half away from Omaha, but appeared in the Omaha newspapers.

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On-Demand Webcasts from the Junior Library Guild

Check out our binge-worthy collection of on-demand webcasts, featuring author interviews, editorial insight, book talks, and more. Recent favorites include a Q&A with Nikki Grimesopens a new window (Ordinary Hazards), a fun chat with Jon Scieszkaopens a new window (Astronuts), and an author talk with 2019 Newbery Medalist Meg Medinaopens a new window (Merci Suárez Changes Gears). All on-demand webcasts are available in closed-captioning.

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ReferenceUSA Library Card Required.

Create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, develop lists, and research companies to help move your business or organization forward. You can also find job leads.

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Unlimited and unrestricted access to a curated collection of romance eBooks. With a core collection of 1800 titles, including award winners and bestsellers, plus new books added all the time, you will never run out of romance to read.

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Business counseling services to help entrepreneurs create and grow their businesses. SCORE is the leading source of ongoing small business counseling, business training workshops and online expert business resources in Omaha.

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Teen Book Cloud Library Card Required.

A collection of Graphic Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources and audiobooks, perfect for middle school and high school students. It features adjustable online text and complete audio narration.

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TumbleMath Library Card Required.

TumbleMath is a collection of animated, talking storybooks created to help students with basic math concepts. Using the familiar TumbleBook format, audio and visual learning combine to teach math in an inviting way. Kids can read along or simply listen to the book. Parent and teacher resources include quizzes and lesson plans written to address math standards.

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Value Line Library Card Required.

Provides online access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks

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Boost your child's learning with Vroom's fast and fun tips sent every day to your phone.

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Wirecutter is a product review website owned by The New York Times Company. The website tests and reviews the best tech, appliances, gear, and more.

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