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Kids' Programs



  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, June 26, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, June 27, 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...

  • Kids Yoga
    When: Monday, June 27, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Join us to learn the basics of yoga for the young and young at...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Please remember sunscreen, hats, and appropriate clothing. Gather..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Painting Fun

    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch

    You can paint! Let's have some outdoor painting fun! Paints and sponge "brushes" will be available.

    Please remember sunscreen, hats, and appropriate clothing. Gather...


  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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, June 28, 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, June 28, 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...

  • Sportstacular Scoring
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Fourth Floor

    Strike, love, pip: score-keeping varies from game to game. Have fun playing a variety of...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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....

  • Dr. Oxygen Science Show
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy a collection of fun and interactive science demonstrations while learning about the cool science...

  • Movie Day
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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



  • Ready.. Pop.. Movie Time!
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

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


  • Drums and Rhythms
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Michael Fitzsimmons will entertain us with drums and other percussion instruments from around the world.  At the end,...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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....

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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, June 29, 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: Gene Leahy Mall Slides
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library

    Come enjoy bubblemania storytime! Slides and bubble chasing, plus stories! Do the bubble dance. Little bubbles, big...


  • Out and About Storytime: The Mark Bowling & Entertainment
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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....

  • Willa Cather Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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...

  • Papio NRD Snakes & Reptiles
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Papio Natural Resources District will be by to teach us about our amazing reptilian...

  • Saddlebrook Summer Book Club
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

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

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Florence Science Club
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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, June 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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....

  • On Your Mark, Get Set... Read! Come to the Florence Community Center gym for..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Inflatable Obstacle Course & More
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Community Center Gym

    On Your Mark, Get Set... Read! Come to the Florence Community Center gym for...


  • Benson Family Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Saddlebrook Baby Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 30, 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, June 30, 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,...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 30, 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....




Teen Programs



  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Sunday, June 26, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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: Mega Games
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Test your skills in our larger-than-life games such as giant Jenga, mega chess and...

  • Yu-gi-oh Card Tournament
    When: Tuesday, June 28, 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.

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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 Babysitting Clinic
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

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

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other local teens to hang out, eat food, and try out other various games, crafts...

  • Summer Arcade
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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...

  • Life Size Games for Teens
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Come join us for Life Size Gaming for Teens! Challenge your friends to these...

  • Hobby Club
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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 Hangout
    When: Wednesday, June 29, 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 29, 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, June 30, 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...

  • Candy Sushi for Teens
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Rec Center Meeting Room

    Have fun with your friends creating candy sushi.

  • Muggle Quidditch
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Have you ever wished that you were a wizard? Well here is your chance to feel like one! We...

  • Teen Takeover: Karaoke Battle
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Let your inner pop star take the stage. Test your knowledge of popular music with games such as guess the artist, guess the...

  • Young Adult Homeschool Book Club
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    This book club welcomes readers grades 6th and up and join us for a lively...


  • Go Club
    When: Thursday, June 30, 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 30, 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...

  • Teen Movie Night
    When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Teens, come watch a movie at the Library! Enjoy snacks and we'll have a...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Friday, July 01, 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...

  • Out and About Storytime: Hummel Park Slide
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library

    Join us at this adventurous program. Take a ride on the New Hummel Park 50 ft...

  • Teen Sports Movies Marathon
    When: Friday, July 01, 2016 12:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    We will be sticking to our Summer Reading Program's sports theme, as we go...

  • 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...




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