UNL Extension Hatching New Partnership this Spring

It was only a matter of time before Katie Krause collaborated with OPL. Krause is a Nebraska Extension Educator with the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL) Extension’s The Learning Child team. This group of educators focuses on early childhood development and education across the state. After five years on the job developing curricula, connecting…
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Partner Spotlight: Arts for All

Toward the end of 2014, OPL and Arts for All began planning a partnership to develop a series of art education workshops for children. Because South Omaha is often recognized for its cultural richness, diversity, and immigrant populations, it was determined that children living in this area would greatly benefit from art education opportunities. “Many…
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Retirement: Teresa Shane

With more than one million new books published each year, collection development specialist Teresa Shane considered her job of helping to build OPL’s adult fiction collection as an art rather than a science. For the past six years, Shane has combined her love of reading with her knowledge of what OPL readers enjoy to help…
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Retirement: Norma Pountney

After spending 18 years working for a communications company, Norma Pountney viewed her future as an opportunity to help people through her work. She volunteered for a variety of organizations, including the Library, and found that she really enjoyed working with and helping people, and the Library suited her well. She decided to attend library…
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