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Summer Reading Program will kick off on May 29
May 21, 2015
Hero-themed summer reading program kicks off at Omaha Public Library
Every Hero Has A Story! There’s no better time than summertime to become a superhero reader and discover reading for fun. Omaha Public Library (OPL) invites you to experiment, learn and explore during the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP)! With free activities for all ages, OPL can help keep everyone in the family engaged through the summer. SRP kicks off May 29 and runs through July 31. 

Join us for kick-off celebrations at OPL locations on May 29 and 30. The fun begins at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St. on May 29, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Enjoy activities inside and outside the library at this fabulous kick-off party – music, games, crafts, food and more! Continue the adventure on May 30 and visit your local branch (except Main Library) from 1-3 p.m. for a fun-filled afternoon of special activities. Register for SRP and begin reading to earn fantastic prizes all summer long. Prizes for kids and teens include a messenger bag, coupons to area entertainment venues, a book, an entry for a NEST scholarship drawing, vouchers to attend an Omaha Storm Chasers baseball game, and entries into a drawing for gift certificates and more. Adults who achieve summer reading goals are entered into drawings for memberships to area entertainment venues.
Money Smart Nebraska programming to be offered at Omaha Public Library
March 31, 2015
Being smart about money isn’t always easy. Staying smart about money can be even more of a challenge. Omaha Public Library and other area organizations and experts are teaming together April 13-28 to present Money Smart programs. A variety of free classes and events will be offered to help consumers learn to manage their personal finances. All programs are open to the public, but space is limited. Register online at, or by calling the branch where you wish to attend.
Omaha Public Library Teen Job Fair enters its tenth year
March 02, 2015
Teens seeking part-time and summer jobs encouraged to attend

Teens can plan ahead and increase their chances of landing a great part-time or summer job by attending Omaha Public Library’s tenth annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the University of Nebraska Omaha Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, 64th & Dodge streets. The event is free and open to teens, ages 16-19. Free parking will be available in Lots D and E.  
Libraries Are for Making during Teen Tech Week at Omaha Public Library
February 24, 2015
Teen Tech Week is when libraries all over the country showcase the great digital resources and services that are available to help teens succeed in school and prepare for college and 21st century careers. Celebrate with the “Libraries are for Making...” theme during the Young Adult Library Service Association’s  Teen Tech Week, March 8-14. Omaha Public Library will offer teens a space to explore, create and share content, and help them gain the digital literacy skills they need to be successful.  A variety of programs utilizing technology will take place during and around Teen Tech Week. All programs are free, but there may be age and registration requirements. Contact the hosting branch or visit for more information.
Celebrate Women’s History Month at Omaha Public Library
February 24, 2015
Every March, the National Women’s History Project employs a unifying theme and honors women around the country whose work and lives testify to that theme. For 2015, the theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” In celebration of Women’s History Month, Omaha Public Library (OPL) will offer a series of free programs that celebrate the impact and accomplishments of women today and throughout history. 

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