In 2013, Omaha and Douglas County residents made incredible use of Omaha Public Library (OPL) resources and services. More than 2,372,350 million visits were made to the 12 libraries last year, making OPL one of the most visited organizations in the state of Nebraska.
Three authors, each with a unique focus and perspective, will visit Omaha Public Library (OPL) in January. 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 omahalibrary.org or by calling the hosting OPL location.
New Year’s resolutions have a tendency to fall to the wayside early in the year (or never even get off the ground). Find the tools to succeed by attending a variety of programs and workshops offered at multiple Omaha Public Library locations throughout January. “New Year, New You” programs will offer tips for reaching your organizational, business and nutritional goals, as well as hands-on creations for de-stressing after the holidays. All programs are free and open to the public.
Three authors, each with a unique focus and perspective, will visit Omaha Public Library in December. All ages are welcome to attend presentations by Leo Adam Biga, Walter Dean Myers and Lisa Knopp. These events provide an opportunity to meet the authors and learn more about the inspiration behind their work. All events are free and books will be available for purchase and signing at most author discussions. Register at omahalibrary.org or by calling the hosting OPL location.
National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature to share the importance of reading
Omaha Public Library is pleased to welcome author Walter Dean Myers to Omaha on Tuesday, December 10, 5:30 p.m. at Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. An opening reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., followed by a presentation in Witherspoon Concert Hall at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Each child in attendance will receive a complimentary copy of one of Myers’ books while supplies last. Groups and individuals planning to attend are encouraged to RSVP online at walterdeanmyers.eventbrite.com or by calling 402.444.4844.