Discover “A Universe of Stories” at Omaha Public Library this summer

Everyone is invited to participate in the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP) at Omaha Public Library (OPL)! With great reads and free activities for all ages, OPL can help keep the entire family engaged throughout the summer, and help to keep kids’ minds sharp while they are out of school. Join us for kickoff celebrations…
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Mouthwatering Teen Fiction

I love books... and I love food. I love to eat, and in the past few years (thank you, “The Great British Baking Show”) I have gradually developed a love of making food. Naturally, I also seek books that feature food. I am a sucker for memoirs written by chefs like Anthony Bourdain, and I…
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October 8-14 | Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story

Celebrate Teen Read Week, a national youth literacy initiative that encourages teens to be regular library users and readers. Teens are invited to participate in Teen Hangout, Teen Gaming, or Teen Advisory Board meeting at several locations. Visit omahalibrary.org for the full schedule of teen events Oct. 8-14, as well as other OPL events. Check out a…
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Halloween Happenings

Halloween can be a frighteningly frenzied time of year. Between shopping for and creating treats, costumes and decorations, parents may be seeking a simple solution for seasonal fun without adding to the already hectic time and expenses! Omaha Public Library (OPL) can help with fun, free, pre-planned programs and activities for all ages to enjoy…
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Why Arts Belong at the Library

There often exists a dichotomy wherein Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or STEM education is pitted against the liberal arts. Debates are waged over whether college tuition in STEM fields ought to be subsidized, and even the President has called the usefulness of an art history degree to question. For students attending the King Science & Technology Magnet middle school in…
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