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Of the 12 libraries in the system, the [[W. Dale Clark Library]] currently houses the largest collection, including 7,000 genealogy books; 2,000 photos of the 1898 [[Trans-Mississippi International Exposition]]; a [[cuneiform]] collection; thousands of old postcards; and a rich collection of Omaha and Nebraska history resources.<ref name="Omaha Public Library"/>
[[Mildred L. Batchelder Award|Mildred L. Batchelder]], Namesake of the [[ALA]] award given to the publisher of a translated children's book was formerly a librarian at an Omaha Library. One of her stated goals in her work, which was encouraging the translation of children's books from around the world, was "to eliminate barriers to understanding between people of different cultures, races, nations, and languages."