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Omaha Public Library presents programs for healthy aging
April 16, 2014
Each May the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize those individuals for their contributions, and provide information to help stay healthy and active. The focus this year is injury prevention with the theme Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow. Omaha Public Library provides services, support, and resources to older adults year-round, and Older Americans Month offers an opportunity to provide specialized information, services and programs to promote healthy lifestyles and overall well-being.
Award-winning author Margaret Atwood headlines April author visits
March 26, 2014
Omaha Public Library (OPL) presents award-winning author Margaret Atwood on Sunday, April 13, 1 p.m. at the Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St. All are welcome to attend the author’s discussion of selected readings, followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to ensure seating; doors open at 12:30 p.m. Atwood’s books will be available for purchase at the event. This free event is being offered as a part of National Library Week and made possible by the Omaha Public Library Foundation.
Money Smart Nebraska Week programming to be offered at Omaha Public Library
March 24, 2014
Being smart about money isn’t always easy. Staying smart about money can be even more of a challenge. Omaha Public Library and other area organizations are teaming together April 5-12 to present Money Smart Week in Nebraska. Throughout the week, a variety of free classes and events will be offered to help consumers learn to manage their personal finances. All programs are open to the public, but space is limited. Register online at, or by calling the branch where you wish to attend.
Go green with eco-friendly events at the Library
March 19, 2014
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, making the entire month of April the perfect time to increase awareness about going green. At Omaha Public Library (OPL), every day is earth day!
Storybook characters come to life at Omaha Public Library
March 14, 2014
Omaha Public Library (OPL) welcomes all ages to Benson Branch, 6015 Binney St., on Sunday, March 30, 1-4 p.m., for a Storybook Land celebration! Eight life-sized characters from children’s literature will be on hand including Clifford, Corduroy, Curious George, Froggy, Maisy, Scuffy, Spot and Wild Thing. OPL’s beloved mascot Scamper will also attend the festivities.

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