100th Blog Post: Our Top 10
Omaha Public Library’s blog launched on May 14, 2011. Over two years and 99 posts later, our blog is going strong thanks to YOU.
That said, our 100th post is cause for celebration! We’re sharing our Top 10 most popular posts, according to views. There’s something here for everybody: local author Q&As, library success stories, and plenty of inspiration.
#9– April 11, 2013
KIOS-FM host Mary Marchio, former OPL employee and current volunteer, shares how art and creativity has played a role in her life.
In one of the most sincere letters OPL has received, an Omaha resident and OPL patron shares how the Library provided her mom with happiness and companionship after the death of a loved one.
5 Questions with: Rainbow Rowell [author]
You never know when you’ll create a lasting tradition. This was Julie Desrosiers and her family’s third time attending the annual tea. Read about the event and her love of Jane Austen.
Tara, Rosie and Celeste provide a look inside the Golden Threads Quilting Club. The group meets weekly at Charles B. Washington Branch and constructs quilts that are donated to Omaha seniors.
Read and be inspired. Millard West High School graduate Yan Zhang credits Omaha Public Library for contributing to her academic success; she now attends Harvard University.
Omaha Public Library pays tribute to author, library supporter and “beloved Omaha book maven” Nancy Rips, whose energy, passion and heart are unparalleled.
5 Questions with: Isa Chandra Moskowitz [author & vegan cooking expert]
The local vegan cook, author, Post Punk Kitchen creator, and newly-minted restaurateur talks Omaha, her blog, and where she finds inspiration.
In June 2013, OPL incorporated Persephone Books into circulation. The collection contains reprints of often neglected, and nearly lost or out-of-print titles by mostly women authors. If you have yet to pick up one of these grey-covered gems, we highly encourage you to discover this cult favorite today.