Common Soil Offers Healing for OPL Librarian

Common Soil Offers Healing for OPL Librarian

“The first time I stuck my hands in the ground to plant, it was like all the pain that I was in just went ‘woooosh.’” Omaha Public Library librarian Carol Erkens moved her hands downward in one swift motion. “…right into the ground.” Erkens described her first time planting and how a seed library project … Continue reading

OPL Embraces Pedal Power

OPL Embraces Pedal Power

Omaha Public Library unveiled its Book Bike in early August 2014. The custom-built bike, complete with book trailer stocked with books to borrow and give away, was funded through the Omaha Public Library Foundation and was crafted by Omaha Bicycle Co. It marries reading, fitness and eco-consciousness, and offers a variation to traditional bookmobile services … Continue reading