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Kids' Programs



  • Saddlebrook Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Enjoy one-on-one time with your infant! We'll tell stories, sing songs, and move around to introduce...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 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....

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Saddlebrook Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Enjoy one-on-one time with your infant! We'll tell stories, sing songs, and move around to introduce...

  • Storytime with Childcare Centers
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Thursday storytimes are geared toward childcare centers and other large groups visiting the library. Enjoy stories, finger plays,...


  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 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....

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Baby and Me Lapsit
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Enjoy one-on-one time with your infant! We'll tell stories, sing songs and get moving. Introduce a love of...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Enjoy one-on-one time with your infant! We'll tell stories, sing songs, and move around...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are encouraged. Explore the early literacy...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Parents & babies will enjoy this program with rhyming games, puppets, songs &...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    BabyTALK Lapsit
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Develop your baby's social skills, motor skills and vocabulary through play, songs, dance, art...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Honoring America's Birthday Craft
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Make a patriotic craft in honor of America's birthday. Supplies are provided.

  • Learn About Mammals
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Learn all about mammals with the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. ...

  • Saddlebrook LEGO Club
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Join us in the program room and use your imagination to build whatever you want with...

  • LEGOS @ Your Library
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build anything you want with LEGOS.

  • Super Hero Book Club
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Join a book discussion group by reading comics and graphic novels. Also create hero...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, July 05, 2015 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Nature Storytime at Chalco Hills
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join us for our monthly storytime at Chalco Hills! Enjoy great books and fun songs while learning about the...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 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 explore the...


  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Movie Day
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy a heroic movie, snacks and drinks each week. Call 402-444-4848 to find out each...

  • Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

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

  • Paint Ceramic Animals
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    This week’s hero theme is all about animal heroes. Paint...

  • Saddlebrook Tuesday Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays and creative movement. All ages are welcome. Storytimes...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 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....

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Bubble Fun
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Let's have some outdoor bubble fun! Bubble solution and various wands will be available.
    Please remember sunscreen,...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 1:30 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Predator vs. Prey: Nebraska's animals
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Through examining skins and bones, as well as live native Nebraska animals discover the world of predator and...

  • Saddlebrook Superhero Academy: Super Smart Games
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Increase your mental powers by playing games that will help with memory and concentration. Develop skills...

  • Movies For Heroes
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Cool off with a super movie starring a hero for everyone. Refreshments...


  • Get Crafty: Crayon Art
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Drop by the library between 4 and 5:30pm to make super crafts. This week use a...


  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

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

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 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. Registration...

  • Saddlebrook Crafty Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    It's the first Tuesday of the month! Come to the Library to hear fun stories, sing...




Teen Programs



  • Babysitting Clinic
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Teens, learn the correct ways to babysit. Join this clinic to become the best babysitter...


  • Discovering the Hero in You: The Chrysalides Project
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    This program for young ladies will help to empower and teach them financial competency,...


  • Game Time
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Play electronic, board and other games of skill and chance. Wii,...


  • DIY Superhero Masks & Shields
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Design and create your very own superhero mask and shield. All supplies provided....

  • Teen Time Thursdays: Super Smoothies
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Unmask your talents this summer! Try something new every Thursday.

    Be a superhero in the kitchen. Learn...

  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • DIY Superhero/Villain T-Shirts
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Masterminds Chess Club
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Mastermind Chess Club will sharpen the greatest power of all, the power of your...

  • Speed Booking
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Have you ever heard of speed dating? This program is a fresh take on that concept....


  • Babysitting Clinic
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Join this clinic to become the best babysitter you can be. Ages 11 and...

  • Mario Kart Tournament
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Compete to be the winner of the teen Mario Kart gaming tournament. Join one of two...

  • Movies For Heroes
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Teen Spot

    Join in on some big heroic summer movies! Enjoy a nice flat screen TV...

  • Game Time
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Come play games that test your...

  • Teen Hangout: Create Your Own Superhero
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn what makes a superhero super! Design and color a costume for your...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

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

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 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. Registration...

  • Saddlebrook ACT Practice Test
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 9:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

    Take an ACT practice test to see how you might score on the real thing. Kaplan...

  • Babysitting Class
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Learn new skills and get great tips and ideas on how to be a GREAT babysitter. The...

  • Self Defense
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 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 system...

  • Game Time
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Teen Spot

    We have all the latest games on Xbox, Playstation, and Wii. Test your skills...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Join us for a fun evening of video games, crafts and snacks!

  • ACT/SAT Practice Test
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come take a combination ACT/SAT combo practice test. Kaplan Test Prep will be emailing each student...

  • Language of Comics
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Working with examples from the Internet, learn how to make panels, place characters, and tell...

  • Discovering the Hero in You: The Chrysalides Project
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    This program for young ladies will help to empower and teach them financial competency,...


  • Meet-up @ Spielbound Board Game Cafe
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library

    Meet-Up @ Spielbound Board Game Café, 3229 Harney St. The Café has over 5,000...


  • Cooking for Teens: Quesadillas
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Learn how to make a delicious quesadilla using various prepping and cooking techniques....

  • Teen Time Thursdays: Superhero Nails
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Unmask your talents this summer! Try something new every Thursday.

    Decorate your nails with your favorite superhero....

  • Teen Cupcake Wars: Superhero Edition
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Play it: Games and Gaming
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Enjoy snacks and relax! Play electronic, board, and other games of skill and chance: Wii, Twister,...

  • Masterminds Chess Club
    When: Friday, July 10, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Mastermind Chess Club will sharpen the greatest power of all, the power of your...




Computer Classes



  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 02, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with almost anything...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Tech Time
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just...

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, July 06, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn basic techniques for searching and finding information on the Internet.

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an e-mail account, or with...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with almost anything...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just getting started on...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 10, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 10, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Microsoft Excel Basics
    When: Monday, July 13, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn to work with numbers, data, labels, charts, and graphs in a...

  • Tech Time
    When: Monday, July 13, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, July 13, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn the basic components of the computer including the keyboard, monitor and...

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Create a personal email account and learn to compose, send and receive...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an e-mail account, or with...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with almost anything...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 17, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 17, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an e-mail account, or with...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 23, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with almost anything...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 24, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 24, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Basics
    When: Monday, July 27, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to prepare a presentation that includes text, pictures and graphs.

  • Job Seeking with NEworks
    When: Monday, July 27, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Join Trish Poczapski from the Nebraska Department of Labor as she gives an introduction...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with almost anything...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...




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