The Persephone Collection

We’ve all heard that you can’t judge a book by its cover, but is it possible that you can judge 119 books by their covers? Normally, one browsing the shelves for their next read might be gripped by a splash of color or an interesting title. But what’s compelling about a nondescript cover in cool, grey…
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Omaha’s 1898 World’s Fair Exhibit

The launch of Timothy Schaffert’s book "The Swan Gondola," set amid Omaha’s 1898 World’s Fair, gave OPL an opportunity to revisit its collection of Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition memorabilia. A special exhibit in the Michael Phipps Gallery allowed visitors to travel back in time and rediscover Omaha’s World’s Fair through artifacts and photography, including contributions…
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