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Kids' Programs



  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, April 19, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, April 20, 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...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, April 20, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement, and rhythm time with the toddler, preschooler, or elementary schooler...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Monday, April 20, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Storytime
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Learn with fun books, songs, fingerplays, crafts and creative movement. All ages are...

  • Story Adventures at Joslyn Art Museum
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Outside Locations

    Join us for this artistic storytime at Joslyn Art Museum the third Tuesday of each month! Enjoy the Joslyn's...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Stories. Singing. Dancing. Creating. Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and help tell the...

  • Pinocchio! presented by Hampstead Stage Company
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio is the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves...

  • Saddlebrook Tuesday Storytime
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays, and creative movement. Spend some morning time with...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement and rhythm time with the preschooler in your life. Interaction...

  • LEGO @ Your Library
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination and creativity to build things with LEGO bricks provided by the...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in the popular game of Minecraft...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 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...

  • Read with Devon the Dog
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Small Study Room

    Devon is a registered therapy and R.E.A.D. dog. Along with his owner, children have the...

  • Baby Lapsit
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy brief interactive stories and play designed to encourage speech with a pre-walking child. Join...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 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...

  • Family Storytime @ Main Library
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:15 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Storytime Area

    Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 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...

  • Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement, and rhythm time with the toddler, preschooler, or elementary schooler...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Children's Day Bilingual Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day by celebrating children, books and reading! Dabble in languages like German, Spanish,...

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Focus on building early literacy through song, dance, and play! This program is designed for...

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Thursday, April 23, 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....

  • Pinocchio by the Hampstead Stage Company
    When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    oin us for a dramatic presentation of Pinocchio. Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio is the timeless tale...


  • Saddlebrook Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Thursday, April 23, 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, April 23, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Big group fun at storytime! Thursday storytimes are geared toward childcare centers and other large groups...

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Focus on building early literacy through song, dance, and play! This program is designed for...

  • Baby and Me Lapsit
    When: Thursday, April 23, 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...

  • Make your own money-saver box!
    When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

    Build and decorate your own money-saving box out of wood! Use it to store and...

  • Children's Day Art Reception
    When: Friday, April 24, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Celebrate art, culture and the creative achievements of South Omaha youth. Students from Gateway...

  • Saddlebrook Celebrates Earth Day Storytime
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Celebrate Earth Day with stories! Experience the delight of interacting with stories through books, songs, fingerplays,...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:15 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other dads and their child/children on Saturday morning for stories, songs, crafts and...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Arts For All: Where Books and Art Meet
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room B

    Explore your creative side every week with art projects based on books and illustrations....

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, April 26, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, April 27, 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...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, April 27, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement, and rhythm time with the toddler, preschooler, or elementary schooler...




Teen Programs



  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us in the Teen Room the 3rd Tuesday of every month for fun...

  • There & Back Again Book Club
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Join us for our brand new book club! Read and discuss interesting books, meet new people,...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in the popular game of Minecraft...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 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...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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

  • Teen Craft: Upcycled Tees
    When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

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

  • Teen Book Discussion
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Discuss "Allegiant" by Veronica Roth. Invite a friend. Pop and chips will be provided.

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Teen Manga Club
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    If you love all things manga and anime, join us the 4th Saturday of each month...

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Join us as we have fun playing group games together and coming up with new...

  • Game Time
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Have fun with your friends playing one of the library's Wii or Xbox...

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive
    When: Monday, April 27, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Appointments may be made online at the Amercian Red Cross website www.redcrossblood.org. Must be age...

  • Yak, Snack and Read Book Club
    When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Talk and eat after you've read the book of the month! Book club meets the 2nd...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in the popular game of Minecraft...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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

  • Teen Homeschool Book Discussion
    When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Join us as we discuss the book "Project 17" by Laurie Stolarz. Pop and chips...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    The club is open to all ages. Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Free Comic Book Day and Video Games
    When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Storytime Area

    Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books on Free Comic Book...

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 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...

  • Teen Gaming Saturday
    When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and play on a Wii, XBox 360, or PS3. Many games to choose from....

  • Knitting Club
    When: Saturday, May 02, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Central Seating Area

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

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 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...

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    For grades 6 and up. Let your voice be heard! Gain leadership experience and enjoy snacks and...

  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    The club is open to all ages. Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other local teens on the 2nd Saturday of each month to hang out, have snacks,...

  • Teen Minecraft
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and be involved in the Minecraft competition. Bring a laptop or one will be...

  • Teen Advisory Council
    When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Eat, play and talk about what kinds of things you want to see at Saddlebrook Branch,...

  • Play it: Games and Gaming
    When: Thursday, May 14, 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,...

  • Teen Book Discussion
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Discuss "Cinder" by Marissa Meyer. Invite a friend. Pop and chips will be provided.




Computer Classes



  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    Designed for beginning students, this 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Internet Search Tools, Email...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    Designed for beginning students, this 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Internet Search Tools, Email...

  • Book a Library Techie
    When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, April 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...

  • Introduction to Web Workshop
    When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    During this 1/2 day workshop, participants will learn the basics of HTML and CSS...

  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, April 26, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Databases for Genealogists
    When: Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to get the most out of Omaha Public Library's genealogy...

  • Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Adult Area

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

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    Designed for beginning students, this 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Internet Search Tools, Email...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    Designed for beginning students, this 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Internet Search Tools, Email...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, April 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...

  • E-Reader Basics
    When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn how to download free eBooks from the library's catalog. Bring your eReader, as...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, May 01, 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: Friday, May 01, 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,...

  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, May 03, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, May 04, 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. Registration...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

    Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, May 07, 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, May 08, 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: Sunday, May 10, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Facebook Basics
    When: Monday, May 11, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to post, share, comment, and choose privacy settings using this...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, May 11, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Adult Area

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

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

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

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • E-Reader Basics
    When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn how to download free eBooks from the library's catalog. Bring your eReader, as...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, May 14, 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, May 15, 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: Sunday, May 17, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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




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