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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.
Teens seeking jobs encouraged to attend Omaha Public Library Job Fair
February 29, 2016
Teens can plan ahead and increase their chances of landing a great part-time or summer job by attending Omaha Public Library’s 11th annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at W. Dale Clark Main Library*, 215 S. 15th St., 402-444-4800. The event is free and open to teens, ages 16-19. *Parking at the Omaha Park One garage on the corner of 15th & Douglas streets will be validated for Teen Job Fair participants.
New York Times #1 bestselling author Cassandra Clare to visit Omaha
February 26, 2016
With over 36 million books in print, Cassandra Clare’s books have captivated legions of teen and adult fans. Clare will introduce her first new series in six years with Lady Midnight: Book One of the Dark Artifices, with a release date of March 8. Her book tour will stop in Omaha on Sunday, March 13, 2-4 p.m. at the Westside Middle School auditorium, 8601 Arbor St. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. Authors Holly Black and Sarah Rees Brennan will also join Clare, who will discuss her new book, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of her books. The Bookworm will be onsite to sell copies of books.
Omaha Public Library welcomes Girls Who Code Club to Milton R. Abrahams Branch
February 01, 2016
Omaha Public Library (OPL) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Girls Who Code Club, a community-based affiliate of the national non-profit organization Girls Who Code, which seeks to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.

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