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Omaha Public Library will offer frightfully fun Halloween programs
October 04, 2016
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. Registration may be required for some events and parental permission is required for all lock-in activities. Visit or call the hosting location for more information. 
Unlock the past at Omaha Public Library’s Genealogy Lock-In
September 19, 2016
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.
Local artists invited to submit works for possible display in Michael Phipps Gallery
September 13, 2016
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.
Omaha Reads selection set in war-torn France
August 15, 2016
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.
A.V. Sorensen Library & Community Center celebrates 40 years
August 09, 2016
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.

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