Speed dating has been around for quite some time, and it is now emerging online as one of the more preferred dating options.
With technology and infrastructure constantly developing, speed dating is now available across countries and even continents.
The downtown library hosted speed dating groups for ages 25 to 35 and 35 to 45 Friday evening.
On Sunday afternoon, the program was held for those 45 to 55 and 56 and older.
Sometimes I read the script live with the Marvin Gaye track going on in the background & and sometimes I play the recording and pantomime the directions in a goofball exaggerated way! LOL) I recorded the script & activity directions on Vocaroo - a fun, free, easy voice recording site that requires no sign-up and gives links, embed code, and a QR Code! You can also download the MP3 to play in your i Tunes!
Richard Andrews, left, and Gregg Limley were among the 80 daters at the W. “(We) try to reconnect them with the library while they’re here, and hopefully they make a love connection too,” said Emily Getzschman, the library’s marketing manager.
Yolanda White of Omaha goes on a three-minute date during the Omaha Public Library's annual speed dating event at the W. About 80 people attended Sunday's speed dating event, which was for participants 45 and older.
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