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| established = 1872
| num_branches = 12
| collection_size = 1,477,593 <ref> [http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/Scripts/Libraries/BasicLibraryData.asp?libcode=NE0162 Omaha Public Library] Nebraska Library Commission Library Database</ref>
| pop_served = 265,806 register users <ref> http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/Scripts/Libraries/BasicLibraryData.asp?libcode=NE0162 Nebraska Library Commission Library Database</ref>
| budget = $10,693,926
| budget = $10,693,926 <ref> http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/Scripts/Libraries/BasicLibraryData.asp?libcode=NE0162 Nebraska Library Commission Library Database</ref>
| director = Gary Wasdin
| website = http://omahapubliclibrary.org
}}
[[Image:Fopl logo.JPG|thumb|Friends of the Omaha Public Library]]
'''The Friends of Omaha Public Library (FOPL)''' is a non-profit, volunteer run organization which helps to fund literacy and community outreach programs for Omaha Public Library and the Omaha community. FOPL raises money through membership support and sales of used books. General book sales are held quarterly at the W. Clarke Swanson Branch. The Friends of Omaha Public Library can also be found online on [[AbeBooks]] as the Omaha Library Friends and on [[eBay]] as the Friends of the Omaha Public Library.
 
==Governance==
The Omaha Public Library is governed by a nine member board of directors. These people are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the Omaha City Council. Terms are for 3 years with the next appointment occurring May 31, 2012 <ref>[http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/Scripts/Libraries/BasicLibraryData.asp?libcode=NE0162 Omaha Public Library] Nebraska Library Commission Library Database </ref>. The Board of Directors meet every third Wednesday of the month at different branches throughout the system. Meetings are open to the public and the agenda and minutes are posted on the Omaha Public Library website <ref>[http://www.omahalibrary.org/about-us/board-of-directors Board of Directors] Omaha Public Library</ref>.
 
==See also==
*[http://www.myspace.com/omahapubliclib Official Omaha Public Library MySpace Page]
*[http://www.new.facebook.com/pages/Omaha-NE/Omaha-Public-Library/24465072133 Omaha Public Library Facebook Page]
*[http://twitter.com/OmahaLibrary Official Omaha Public Library Twitter Page]
*[http://twitter.com/gwasdin Director Gary Wasdin on Twitter]
 
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