Omaha Public Library will partner with AARP and HR Benefit Group to offer a series of programs throughout October to help navigate the policies put in place by the new health care law. Three unique programs are open to the public and free of charge. Anyone who will be affected by the new law is encouraged to attend. More information and additional resources are available at guides.omahalibrary.org/affordablecare.
Families who enjoy reading together are invited to Charles B. Washington Branch, South Omaha Library and Willa Cather Branch this fall. PRIME TIME FAMILY READING TIME® is a six-week shared reading experience where families discover great stories together. Each week, a storyteller will read aloud and discuss books.
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 5th annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, Sept. 27, 6:30-9 p.m., W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St.
South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., will host music programs each Saturday in September at 2 p.m. Multi-talented musician George Walker will explore a different theme each week, and participants will be entertained and informed about the various ways music affects an individual’s personal development and well-being. All ages are welcome to attend these free events.
Each year, Omaha Public Library (OPL) encourages the community to join together in reading one book as part of the Omaha Reads campaign. Omaha Reads promotes literacy and provides the City with a common theme to discuss. The selection is celebrated with book talks, an author visit and related programs. This September, the chilling 1959 murders of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas, will be commemorated with the reading of In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.