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Omaha Public Library will offer frightfully fun Halloween programs
September 30, 2015
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.
Celebrate National Family History Month at Omaha Public Library
September 29, 2015
October is Family History Month in the United States and Omaha Public Library (OPL) has planned a series of events to help family researchers of all experience levels uncover their past. All events are free, but registration is required at or by contacting the hosting location. For those who can’t make it to a scheduled activity, there are still many opportunities to begin or continue researching family history using OPL’s extensive genealogy resources, such as MyHeritage,, and the Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Omaha World-Herald Digital Archive. Visit to learn more about OPL’s genealogy department.
Local artists invited to submit works for possible display in Michael Phipps Gallery
September 23, 2015
The Michael Phipps Gallery is accepting applications from Omaha-area artists for 2016 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 Public Library welcomes an array of authors in October
September 22, 2015
Several authors, each with a unique focus and perspective, will visit Omaha Public Library (OPL) in October. These free events provide opportunities to meet the authors and learn more about the inspiration behind their work. Books will be available for purchase and signing at most author discussions.

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