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An Omaha Public Library card may be your most valuable school supply
July 26, 2016
Summer days are numbered and it’s almost time to get back into the back to school routine. With most Omaha area schools kicking off classes by mid-August, Omaha Public Library would like to remind Omaha and Douglas County residents of the many ways their library card can be used to help make the grade!
Custer, Grand Duke’s visit to Nebraska subject of talk at Omaha Public Library
July 11, 2016
The 1872 meeting of Lt. Col. George Custer, Gen. Phil Sheridan, the Grand Duke Alexis of Russia and “Buffalo Bill” Cody in Nebraska captured the attention of the world, yet few today know of the activities of the four while in the young state. More than 140 years later, Omaha author Jeff Barnes will recount this historical visit in his presentation, Custer in Nebraska: The Royal Buffalo Hunt of 1872, on Wednesday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Ln., 402-444-4848. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Omaha Public Library introducing Toy Library just in time for summer
May 23, 2016
Developing literacy and learning skills for Omaha Public Library’s (OPL) youngest patrons is a priority, and part of that learning experience for children includes toys. Yet, some families in our community may not have access to a variety of toys due to economic or special needs.
On Your Mark, Get Set… Read! this summer at Omaha Public Library
May 16, 2016
Omaha Public Library (OPL) invites you to exercise your mind and body during the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP)! With free activities for all ages, OPL can help keep everyone in the family engaged throughout the summer. SRP kicks off June 1 and runs through August 1. 
Storybook characters come to life at Omaha Public Library
March 28, 2016
Omaha Public Library (OPL) welcomes all ages to Saddlebrook Branch, 14850 Laurel Ave., on Sunday, April 10, 1-4 p.m., for a Storybook Land celebration! Life-sized characters from children’s literature will be on hand including Lyle Lyle Crocodile, Pete the Cat, Martha the Dog, Paddington Bear, Lilly the Mouse, Skippyjon Jones, the Snow Queen, and a superhero. OPL’s beloved mascot Scamper will also attend the festivities.

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