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Kids' Programs



  • Baby Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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 & About Storytime: Lawrence Youngman Park
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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, June 01, 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, June 01, 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....

  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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...

  • Family Storytime @ Main Library
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Saddlebrook Baby Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 02, 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, June 02, 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....

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 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....

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

    Baby Storytime at Willa Cather
    When: Thursday, June 02, 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,...

  • Saddlebrook Baby Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 02, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 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....

  • Out and About Storytime: Regency Park
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

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


  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Music & Movement focuses on literacy through song, dance and play designed for active toddlers and...

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Music & Movement focuses on literacy through song, dance and play designed for active toddlers and...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Out and About Storytime: Maple Village Park Ballfield
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Join Abrahams Library staff at Maple Village Park Ballfield for storytime. This baseball themed storytime will be...

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 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...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Friday, June 03, 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....

  • BabyTALK Lapsit
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 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...

  • Saddlebrook LEGO Club
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • LEGO Club
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Benson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, June 04, 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....

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, June 04, 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...

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, June 05, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, June 06, 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....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, June 06, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, June 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Out and About Storytime: Chalco Hills
    When: Monday, June 06, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join us at Chalco Hills Natural Resources Center for storytime. Storytime is geared toward preschoolers, but all ages are...

  • Wildlife Encounters
    When: Monday, June 06, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Enjoy seeing animals from different continents up close and learning about their habitats. 

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Tuesday, June 07, 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, June 07, 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...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Join the fun! Bring your Teddy and your own lunch. Gather in the Meeting Room with..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Teddy Bear Picnic
    When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join the fun! Bring your Teddy and your own lunch. Gather in the Meeting Room with...





Teen Programs



  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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...

  • Hobby Club
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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.

  • Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 5:30 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    In honor of the sequel, Teenage Mutant Turtles: Out of the Shadows, we will...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Wednesday, June 01, 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, June 01, 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...

  • W. Dale Clark Summer Volunteer Training
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Sign up to be a teen volunteer for the summer reading...


  • Crackle and Magnetic Nail Art
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Teen Room

    Learn how to make your own magnetic nail polish and create great designs. All supplies included.

  • Go Club
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    The game of Go is the ultimate essence of simplicity and complexity all at the same time. In the...

  • MixxedFit Exercise
    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 5:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

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

  • Play It: Teen Gaming
    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Enjoy snacks and relax. Play Xbox 360 and Wii games!

  • Magic the Gathering Card Tournament
    When: Friday, June 03, 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, June 04, 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...

  • Mario Kart Gaming Tournament
    When: Saturday, June 04, 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. The...

  • Knitting Club
    When: Saturday, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 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...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Monday, June 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...

  • STD Testing
    When: Monday, June 06, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Health education and STD testing provided by Charles Drew Health Center staff.

  • Zumba/Mixed Fit with Tiba!
    When: Monday, June 06, 2016 6:15 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Get moving in Tiba’s Zumba class! Zumba combines Latin and international music with...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Tuesday, June 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...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, June 07, 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, June 07, 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: Haunted Library
    When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Can you figure out how to escape The Haunted Library? Participants will use their...

  • Yu-gi-oh Card Tournament
    When: Tuesday, June 07, 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, June 07, 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, June 08, 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...

  • Elkhorn Babysitting Clinic
    When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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


  • Chess Tournament
    When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and compete in a chess tournament. The format will be a single elimination tournament....

  • 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, June 08, 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...





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