Mayor’s Grant will Support Benson Branch’s Children’s Area

When the Benson Neighborhood Association (BNA) considered projects worthy of funding from the 2019 Mayor's Neighborhood Grant program, their local library came right to mind. The group chose to focus their efforts on supporting OPL's Benson Branch, specifically the children's area, and submitted a proposal for $5,000 to fund new family and kid-friendly seating. "We're…
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“Making a Difference” Exhibition Highlights Local Change Agents

Omahans make a difference every day. "Making a Difference" is a collection of recent portraits done by Omaha artist Eddith Buis. Buis's illustrated portraits of individuals from various backgrounds, professions and walks of life to demonstrate the diversity of Omaha's change agents. These humble, black and white drawings reflect the nature of the service and activism of the…
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OPL Embraces Pedal Power

Omaha Public Library unveiled its Book Bike in early August 2014. The custom-built bike, complete with book trailer stocked with books to borrow and give away, was funded through the Omaha Public Library Foundation and was crafted by Omaha Bicycle Co. It marries reading, fitness and eco-consciousness, and offers a variation to traditional bookmobile services…
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