Holiday Happenings at OPL

The holidays can make the end of the year feel like a whirlwind. Fortunately, Omaha Public Library provides many resources, activities and even a gift guide to help make the holiday season a little easier and more enjoyable for everyone. Books, book lists, cookbooks, movies & music can help you to prepare for the season and put…
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Retirement: Luella Buse

Luella Buse was hired as a children’s librarian at OPL on July 30, 1992. She worked at the Millard Branch for 2 ½ years before moving to Abrahams Branch for 18 years. From there, she moved to Sorensen Branch, before retiring on June 3 after nearly 25 years of service. Buse graduated from Briar Cliff…
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Health & Fitness at OPL

People think of the library as a place to enrich their minds, but what about their bodies? OPL has fitness classes for people of all ages, interests and experience levels throughout the city. From Tai Chi to Zumba, and yoga to meditation, OPL is helping to move Omaha and Douglas County residents on a path…
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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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