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Omaha’s 1898 World’s Fair will be on display at Omaha Public Library
January 27, 2014
Exhibit opening reception to feature author Timothy Schaffert

The launch of Timothy Schaffert’s new book, The Swan Gondola, set amid Omaha’s 1898 World’s Fair, gives Omaha Public Library an opportunity to revisit its collection of Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition memorabilia. Travel back in time and visit a special exhibit dedicated to Omaha’s World’s Fair at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St., in the Michael Phipps Gallery. The exhibit runs February 7-28, and is open to the public during normal library hours. Explore artifacts and photography, including contributions from The Durham Museum and private collectors, from one of Nebraska’s most spectacular events.
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Omaha Public Library celebrates increased usage in 2013
January 23, 2014
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.
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Local authors making appearances at Omaha Public Library in January
December 30, 2013
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.
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Find a new you in the New Year at Omaha Public Library
December 30, 2013
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.
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December author visits will entertain and inform
November 22, 2013
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.
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