The Michael Phipps Gallery is accepting applications from Omaha-area artists for 2015 exhibits. The Phipps Gallery is located in the southeast corner of the first floor at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St.
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. More information is available at omahalibrary.org or by calling the hosting OPL location.
South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., will host a Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 27, 1-4 p.m. The day will feature live music, refreshments and family activities. The event is free for all ages and is sponsored by the Omaha Public Library Foundation and City of Omaha Turn-back Tax Grant.
Learn more about one of the best genealogy collections between Chicago and Salt Lake City by attending a program designed for anyone interested in genealogy. The Greater Omaha Genealogical Society (GOGS) and Omaha Public Library will host the 6th annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, Sept. 26, 6:30-9 p.m., W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St.
Omaha Public Library has partnered with Harvard University’s Institute of Politics to host a series of current events lectures presented by the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum. Three conversations focused on world events will take place at Milton R. Abrahams Branch, 5111 N. 90th St., at 5 p.m. The events are free and open to the public, but registration is requested at omahalibrary.org or by calling 402-444-6284.