Learn more about one of the best genealogy collections between Chicago and Salt Lake City by attending a program designed for anyone interested in genealogy. Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society (GOGS) will host the 8th annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, Sept. 30, 6:30-9 p.m., W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St.
The Michael Phipps Gallery is accepting applications from Omaha-area artists for 2017 exhibits. The Phipps Gallery is located in the southeast corner of the first floor at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St.
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning author Anthony Doerr comes All The Light We Cannot See, Omaha Public Library’s 2016 Omaha Reads book selection. This novel is a beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
On August 2, 1976, the A.V. Sorensen Library and Community Center (4808 Cass St.) opened its doors to the public. The opening of this joint facility was much anticipated in the Dundee neighborhood, whose residents had petitioned and advocated on its behalf. In recognition of its 40th anniversary, all are invited to attend a free open house on Saturday, August, 20, 10 a.m.-noon. Participants will enjoy refreshments and activities, as well as the opportunity to hear from and meet the directors of Omaha Public Library and the City of Omaha Parks & Recreation departments.
Summer days are numbered and it’s almost time to get back into the back to school routine. With most Omaha area schools kicking off classes by mid-August, Omaha Public Library would like to remind Omaha and Douglas County residents of the many ways their library card can be used to help make the grade!