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  • LEGO Club
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Benson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:15 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other dads and their children for stories, songs, crafts and fun! It is...

  • Out and About Storytime: Stone Creek Park
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Join us at different parks and places in the Omaha metro area for storytime. Storytime is geared toward preschoolers,...


  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome....

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun while working out! Play video games that will get your heart...

  • Arts for All
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Explore your creative side every week with visual art, performing art, or musical art projects...

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, July 03, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Reading out loud improves reading skills and dogs are the ideal reading companion for children! Children will...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations with LEGO DUPLO bricks and other educational toys that...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Recommended for ages 3 to 5 years, though children of all ages are...

  • Out and About Storytime: Cindy Leiferman Nature Explore Classroom
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library

    This special storytime will meet at the Outdoor Nature Explore Classroom created by the Completely Kids...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Sidewalk Art
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch

    Draw to your heart’s content on the concrete area just South of the Library. Chalk is provided. Please remember sunscreen, hats,...


  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We explore...

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Recommended for ages 3 to 5 years, though children of all ages are welcome....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Recommended for ages 3 to 5 years, though children of all ages are welcome....

  • Papio NRD Snakes & Reptiles
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Join us as we meet and learn about the Papio Natural Resources District's snakes and...

  • Movie Day
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Watch a movie at Omaha Public Library! Enjoy snacks and relax.



  • Raptor-ology
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Meet three Native Nebraska raptors while learning about their hunting skills and habitats. Touch artifacts and hear the...

  • Ready.. Pop.. Movie Time!
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Watch a movie at Omaha Public Library! Enjoy snacks and relax.


  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Use teamwork skills to build a world together in the popular game of Minecraft each Tuesday during the summer....

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun playing Minecraft at the Library. Program limited to ages 8-18.

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Large Study Room

    Reading out loud improves reading skills and dogs are the ideal reading companion for children....

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Recommended for ages birth to 15 months, though children of all ages are welcome. Enjoy...

  • Out and About Storytime: Stone Ridge Splash Park
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Recommended for ages 15 months to 3 years, though children of all ages...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We...

  • Swanson Baby Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Recommended for ages birth to 15 months, though children of all ages are welcome....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Fourth Floor

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are...

  • Willa Cather Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We explore the early...

  • Saddlebrook Summer Book Club
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Join us at Saddlebrook Branch for a fun summer book club! In July we will be...

  • Florence Science Club
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Children are invited to explore the exciting world of science! Guest instructor, and experienced teacher, Ms. Ziegler...


  • Saddlebrook Baby Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Recommended for ages birth to 15 months, though children of all ages are welcome. Enjoy very...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Recommended for ages 15 months to 3 years, though children of all ages are welcome....

  • Omaha Ballet Academy Visits Dancing Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    The Omaha Ballet Academy wants to meet the kids at the Bess Johnson Elkhorn...

  • Benson Family Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Saddlebrook Baby Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Recommended for ages birth to 15 months, though children of all ages are welcome. Enjoy very...

  • Baby Storytime at Willa Cather
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Recommended for ages birth to 15 months, though children of all ages are welcome. Enjoy very simple books,...




Teen Programs



  • Magic the Gathering Card Tournament
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Magic the Gathering cards with other tweens and teens. Bring your own deck or one will...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 9:15 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join Millard Branch's Summer Reading Fitness walking program and trek the miles to virtually visit the ancient Alexandria Library...

  • Saddlebrook Gaming Club
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Join us as we explore a variety of games each month. Lovers of card, board, and...

  • Teen Gaming
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and play on a WiiU, Xbox 360, and PS3. We have over 30 games from...

  • Knitting Club
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    All ages and experience levels are welcome to bring a knitting or other craft project, or...

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun while working out! Play video games that will get your heart...

  • Math SAT ACT Preparation
    When: Saturday, July 02, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Alice Chang has taught ACT and SAT math preparation for over ten years. She will...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Sunday, July 03, 2016 9:15 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join Millard Branch's Summer Reading Fitness walking program and trek the miles to virtually visit the ancient Alexandria Library...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 9:15 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join Millard Branch's Summer Reading Fitness walking program and trek the miles to virtually visit the ancient Alexandria Library...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us at the Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch to hang out. We will have a...


  • Ready... Pop... Movie!
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Teen Spot

    Warm popcorn from our popcorn maker and cold soda. Sit with friends and enjoy...

  • Swanson Teen Squad: Movie Night
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Come and watch a recent blockbuster action movie on our big screen projector with...

  • Minute to Win It
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Compete at different stations for sixty seconds each in order to complete a game or...

  • Yu-gi-oh Card Tournament
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Yu-gi-oh cards. Bring your own deck or one will be provided for you.

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun playing Minecraft at the Library. Program limited to ages 8-18.

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 9:15 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join Millard Branch's Summer Reading Fitness walking program and trek the miles to virtually visit the ancient Alexandria Library...

  • Self-Defense Class
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Meeting Room (combined)

    Learn simple techniques and rules to follow for protection. Greg Fountain teaches the Kenpo self-defense...

  • Summer Arcade
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Teen Spot

    Come play the latest games on the best gaming devices!! The Xbox, PlayStation, and...

  • Test your skills in our larger-than-life games including giant Jenga, mega chess, and life-size Connect..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Teen Mega Games
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Test your skills in our larger-than-life games including giant Jenga, mega chess, and life-size Connect...


  • Hobby Club
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and bring friends, share a hobby, set up a tournament, and just have fun at the library.

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Let your voice be heard! Gain leadership experience while enjoying snacks, talking about issues, sharing ideas, planning...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

    Come and hangout at the South Omaha Library on Wednesday evenings. We will have a different...

  • MixxedFit Exercise
    When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Get fit with MixxedFit! It is a combination of dance exercise and boot...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 9:15 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join Millard Branch's Summer Reading Fitness walking program and trek the miles to virtually visit the ancient Alexandria Library...

  • Chocolate Olympics
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Rec Center Meeting Room

    Compete various events in the Chocolate Olympics at the Library! Prizes will...

  • Nerf Games
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Fourth Floor

    Nerf Games. Join us for some friendly Nerf games at the library. Nerf equipment...


  • Backyard Games
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Come play a variety of outdoor games in the library's backyard! The games we will have include badminton, bocce...

  • Teen Takeover: Upcycled Tees
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Teen Room

    Learn how to transform old t-shirts into no-sew totes, necklaces and scarves.

  • Mario Kart Gaming Tournament
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Have fun and compete to be the winner of the Mario Kart gaming tournament. A...

  • Upcycle CDs
    When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Decorate old CDs and transform them into dazzling original artwork. Ages 10 years and older....




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