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Retirement transition series to be offered at Omaha Public Library
January 29, 2016

Are you retired, thinking about retiring soon, or simply ready to start planning for life after work? Join Omaha Public Library for a series of retirement transition workshops that will guide you in making the most of your retirement. Experts will be available to assist you in defining retirement goals, understanding Medicare options, exploring financial plans for security and more. All programs are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Register online at, or by calling the branch where you wish to attend.

Valentine’s Day is for everyone at Omaha Public Library
January 28, 2016
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples. At Omaha Public Library (OPL), there will be free programs or all to enjoy. Some events may have age recommendations or registration requirements. Call the hosting branch or visit for more information.
OPL celebrates Speed Dating success stories upon its 7th annual event
January 27, 2016
Omaha Public Library (OPL) staff can’t help but gush when looking back on 2015. Though people are often curious, amused, and even slightly reluctant about OPL’s annual speed dating event, it does work – or at least it has for three happy couples. One library speed dating couple is anticipating the arrival of their second child in February. Another couple got married last summer, and yet another couple who met last February is engaged to be married this summer! We couldn’t be happier, that is, unless we make another match!
Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Omaha Public Library
January 25, 2016
New Year’s Day seems like a distant memory, but you can celebrate the New Year again at Omaha Public Library (OPL) – the Chinese New Year! Chinese New Year Day is on February 8, but the celebration lasts all month at OPL. Join us to welcome the Year of the Monkey at a variety of events happening at OPL locations throughout the city. All events are free and open to the public. Visit or contact the hosting location for more details and registration information.
Omaha Public Library announces top circulating titles from 2015
January 08, 2016
Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough. Some readers skipped the wait by utilizing Omaha Public Library’s Bestseller Express, and others took advantage of the materials in their various available formats. Omaha Public Library has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2015. Find these selections and more at

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