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Library’s June Family Fair activities celebrate Emancipation Proclamation
June 17, 2015
Charles B. Washington Branch, 2868 Ames Ave., will host its 13th annual June Family Fair, a Juneteenth celebration, on Saturday, June 27, 1-4:30 p.m. Join us following the Juneteenth parade for bounce houses, face painting, refreshments, music, and entertainment. The event is free for all ages, and is sponsored by the Omaha Public Library Foundation and Friends of Omaha Public Library.
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Summer Reading Program will kick off on May 29
May 21, 2015
Hero-themed summer reading program kicks off at Omaha Public Library
Every Hero Has A Story! There’s no better time than summertime to become a superhero reader and discover reading for fun. Omaha Public Library (OPL) invites you to experiment, learn and explore during the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP)! With free activities for all ages, OPL can help keep everyone in the family engaged through the summer. SRP kicks off May 29 and runs through July 31. 
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Job seekers connect with local businesses at library job fair
May 07, 2015
Omaha Public Library (OPL) and AARP are pleased to announce the 13th annual John Bernardi Job Fair. The event is named in memory of former Charles B. Washington Branch manager John Bernardi who was instrumental in its implementation. All job-seekers are welcome to participate on Friday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Charles B. Washington Branch, 2868 Ames Ave., 402-444-4849.
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Omaha Public Library presents programs for healthy aging
May 01, 2015
Each May the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions to the nation. This year’s theme, Get into the Act, focuses on how older adults are taking charge of their health, getting engaged in their communities, and making a positive impact in the lives of others. 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.
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Money Smart Nebraska programming to be offered at Omaha Public Library
March 31, 2015
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 and experts are teaming together April 13-28 to present Money Smart programs. 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 omahalibrary.org, or by calling the branch where you wish to attend.
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