Family History Month

OPL offers year-round opportunities to begin or continue researching family history using its extensive genealogy resources, such as MyHeritage, Ancestry Library Edition, Omaha Star Digital Archives, and the Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Omaha World-Herald Digital Archive. “There are so many resources available at the library for discovering one’s family history,” said Genealogy and…
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Explore your lineage with OPL this Family History Month

Established by Congress in 2001 to encourage people to explore their ancestry, October is National Family History Month. Omaha Public Library has several resources to help family historians at all levels of experience! For those eager to get started or perhaps those who have hit a road block in their research, OPL's 9th Annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, Oct…
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High Interest Low Vocabulary

What kind of books should a 22-year-old man read? Most young people in their 20s can read whatever they like, but for Justin, finding books to read at the Library was not very easy. Justin and his family have been patrons at Millard Branch since he was a child, participating in Summer Reading Program and volunteering with…
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