Cuneiform Tablets

Buried in the archive room of the W. Dale Clark Library are over 100 cuneiform tablets. Originally collected by Edgar J. Banks, Ph.D, and presented to Omaha Public Library by Charles N. Dietz in 1917, these tablets came from sites in the Middle East, an area which from ancient times has been a crossroads of…
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Kingman Mural Installation

The Kingman Mural was installed at W. Dale Clark Main Library on June 13, 2016. Kingman mural hung for over 40 years in the lobby of The New York Times. It has been returned to Omaha where it was originally painted at the Joslyn Art Museum. The work has been restored and installed at W. Dale…
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Walter Dean Myers Visits Omaha

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Walter Dean Myers visited Omaha on December 10, 2013. Myers was a critically acclaimed author of books for young people. His visit to Omaha was sponsored by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress,the Children’s Book Council (CBC) and its foundation, Every Child a Reader. Myers made visits to Omaha North…
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