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Go green with eco-friendly events at the Library
March 19, 2014
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, making the entire month of April the perfect time to increase awareness about going green. At Omaha Public Library (OPL), every day is earth day!
Storybook characters come to life at Omaha Public Library
March 14, 2014
Omaha Public Library (OPL) welcomes all ages to Benson Branch, 6015 Binney St., on Sunday, March 30, 1-4 p.m., for a Storybook Land celebration! Eight life-sized characters from children’s literature will be on hand including Clifford, Corduroy, Curious George, Froggy, Maisy, Scuffy, Spot and Wild Thing. OPL’s beloved mascot Scamper will also attend the festivities.
Omaha Public Library welcomes an array of authors in March
Several authors, each with a unique focus and perspective, will visit Omaha Public Library (OPL) in March. These free events provide an opportunity 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. More information is available at or by calling the hosting OPL location.
Retirement transition series to be offered at Omaha Public Library
February 24, 2014
Are you retired or thinking about retiring soon? Join Omaha Public Library for a series of retirement transition workshops that will guide you on 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.
Teens looking for work encouraged to attend Library job fair
February 24, 2014
Teens can plan ahead and increase their chances of landing a great part-time or summer job by attending Omaha Public Library’s ninth annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Mutual of Omaha Dome, 33rd & Dodge streets. The event is free and open to teens, ages 16-19. Registration is not required.

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