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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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Omaha Public Library welcomes author Walter Dean Myers
November 19, 2013
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.
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Two authors to visit Omaha Public Library in November
October 28, 2013
Omaha Public Library (OPL) is pleased to welcome two visiting authors in November. Omaha local Leo Adam Biga will present from his book, Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film, and Washington, D.C. journalist Marianne Szegedy-Maszak will present her debut book, I Kiss Your Hands Many Times. These events provide an opportunity to meet authors and learn more about the inspiration behind their work. All events are free and books will be available for purchase and signing following most author discussions. Register at omahalibrary.org or call the hosting OPL location.
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Library’s annual culinary conference will highlight cooking accents
October 25, 2013
Omaha Public Library invites you to explore a culinary array of condiments, from sauces to syrups, at the third annual Read It & Eat Culinary Conference on Saturday, Nov. 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St., 4th Floor. This event is free and open to the public. Participants will have the opportunity to buy, trade and win cookbooks, and are encouraged to bring one from home for the cookbook exchange.
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