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Omaha Public Library Important Facts

Omaha Public Library Important Facts

The Omaha Public Library serves the city of Omaha, Nebraska with twelve branches and a circulation of 1,477,593 items.  
Who can get a library card from the Omaha Public Library?

All residents of Douglas County may obtain a library card with identification and proof of address.  The library maintains a reciprocal borrowing program with Lincoln City and Council Bluffs public libraries.  Applicants may apply for cards in either English or Spanish.  Non-residents may purchase library membership at rates of $25/4 months and $75 for 12 months.  Cards are renewable every two years.  Overdue fines amount to 25 cents a day and borrowers are responsible for items borrowed with the card.
What are some services provided by the Omaha Public Library?

The Omaha Public Library provides daily events such as book clubs, early child development programs and computer classes.  It also serves as a community center with board game events and arts and crafts.  Residents may borrow watt detectors to measure electricity used by household appliances.
Where is the Main Library?
The main library of the Omaha Public Library is the W. Dale Clark Main Library at 215 South 15th Street, Omaha, Nebraska.  It can be reached at (402) 444-4800.
The main Library Hours are:
MO, TU, WE & TH 10 am – 8 pm
FR & SA 10 am – 6 pm 
SU 1-6 pm