Omaha Public Library (OPL) received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) to host a five-part reading and discussion series titled Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys. OPL is one of 125 libraries and state humanities councils across the country selected to participate in the project, which seeks to familiarize public audiences in the United States with the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world.
Omaha Public Library (OPL) is pleased to welcome several visiting authors this fall. The upcoming events provide an opportunity for individuals of all ages and interests to meet authors and learn more about the inspiration behind their work. All events are free and books will be available for purchase and signing following most author discussions. Register at omahalibrary.org or call the hosting OPL location.
South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., will host a Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 28, noon-4 p.m. The day will feature live music, refreshments and family activities. The event is free for all ages, and is sponsored by the Mammel Family Foundation, Omaha Public Library Foundation, and Friends of Omaha Public Library.
Omaha Public Library will partner with AARP and HR Benefit Group to offer a series of programs throughout October to help navigate the policies put in place by the new health care law. Three unique programs are open to the public and free of charge. Anyone who will be affected by the new law is encouraged to attend. More information and additional resources are available at guides.omahalibrary.org/affordablecare.
Families who enjoy reading together are invited to Charles B. Washington Branch, South Omaha Library and Willa Cather Branch this fall. PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME® is a six-week shared reading experience where families discover great stories together. Each week, a storyteller will read aloud and discuss books.