WASHINGTON (February 14, 2013) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Omaha Children’s Museum and Omaha Public Library as National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalists. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to the community and celebrates institutions that make a difference for individuals, families, and communities.
While writers can follow many different paths to get their work published, the bigger challenge can be getting those works to stand out among the competition. Omaha Public Library will offer an opportunity for local authors and publishers to tout their accomplishments at its Author Fair on Saturday, Feb. 16, 1-4 p.m. at W. Dale Clark Main Library, 215 S. 15th St., 4th floor. The event is free and open to the public.
Families who enjoy reading together are invited to Charles B. Washington Branch, South Omaha Library and Willa Cather Branch this spring. 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.
February is Black History Month and Omaha Public Library (OPL) celebrates the accomplishments and rich history of African-Americans in the United States. Programs that share the impact of African-Americans in our community and across the nation will be offered.
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 on Tuesdays, January 8-29, 6:30 p.m., at Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Ln. “New Year, New You” programs will offer tips for reaching your organizational, business and nutritional goals. A different topic will be addressed each week.