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Celebrate Hispanic cultures at South Omaha Library
September 15, 2014
South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., will host a Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 27, 1-4 p.m. The day will feature live music, refreshments and family activities. The event is free for all ages and is sponsored by the Omaha Public Library Foundation and City of Omaha Turn-back Tax Grant.
Unlock the past at Omaha Public Library’s Genealogy Lock-In
September 12, 2014
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 6th annual Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, Sept. 26, 6:30-9 p.m., W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St.
Omaha Public Library to host Harvard current events lecture series
September 08, 2014
Omaha Public Library has partnered with Harvard University’s Institute of Politics to host a series of current events lectures presented by the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum. Three conversations focused on world events will take place at Milton R. Abrahams Branch, 5111 N. 90th St., at 5 p.m. The events are free and open to the public, but registration is requested at or by calling 402-444-6284.
(downtown) Omaha Lit Fest
August 29, 2014
WARPED: Historical In/Accuracy

During the tenth annual (downtown) Omaha Lit Fest, authors will discuss the process of adapting facts (either historical or personal) for their fiction works. On September 12 and 13, nationally acclaimed writers will convene at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St. for author panel discussions, special exhibits and an opening night party. All events are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
Omaha Reads selection recognizes World War I centennial
August 12, 2014
This year the nation recognizes the centennial of the First World War. The sacrifices of men and women on the home front, as well as the violence and hatred that swept across America during World War I (WWI) are addressed in Omaha Public Library’s 2014 Omaha Reads selection, The Meaning of Names (2014) by Karen Gettert Shoemaker.

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