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Kids' Programs



  • Saturday StoryTimes
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Come in and learn from fun books, songs, games and creative movement. All...

  • Saddlebrook Easter Eggstravaganza!
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    Join us at the Saddlebrook Library and Community Center for an eggcellent time including an Easter...

  • Saturday Storytime
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Saturdays are for storytelling! Experience interaction with stories through books, songs, finger plays and movement. Full...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, March 28, 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 Storytime
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Experience the delight of interacting with stories through books, songs, fingerplays, and movement. All...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Come build LEGO creations with your friends!

  • Being Crafty @ the Library
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 1:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Create a spring craft at the Library. Space Limited. Ages 7 - 12. Registration...

  • Arts For All: Where Books and Art Meet
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room B

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

  • Reading with Rosie & Friends!
    When: Sunday, March 29, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Rosie and her friends are registered therapy dogs. Along with their owner, children have the opportunity for...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, March 30, 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...

  • Preschool/ Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, March 30, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Join us for stories, fingerplays, flannelboard stories and songs. The fun may include rhythm...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, March 30, 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 Storytimes
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Tuesday Storytime
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 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, March 31, 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...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 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, March 31, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Come use your imagination and creativity to build some amazing things with Legos. The...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 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...

  • Read with Devon the Dog
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 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 01, 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 01, 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 01, 2015 10:15 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Storytime Area

    Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Wednesday Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 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 01, 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...

  • 1st & 2nd Grade: Magic Tree House Book Club
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    This month features the Magic Tree House book "Night of the Ninjas." This book club meets...

  • Spring Storytime
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement and activities especially geared for the preschool and early elementary...

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, April 02, 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 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, April 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, April 02, 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 02, 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 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...

  • 3rd & 4th Grade Book Club: Saddlebrook Word Warriors Author Skype Visit
    When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

    This month features "Charlie Bumpers vs. The Teacher of the Year" The first week of this...

  • Capes for Kids
    When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Bring along a younger friend or relative and learn how to turn an old...

  • Saddlebrook Toddler Time
    When: Friday, April 03, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Toddler Time focuses on literacy through song, dance and play designed for active toddlers and their...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, April 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 &...

  • Saddlebrook Toddler Time
    When: Friday, April 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Toddler Time focuses on literacy through song, dance and play designed for active toddlers and their...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, April 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...




Teen Programs



  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Come build LEGO creations with your friends!

  • Teen Manga Club
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    If you love all things manga and anime, join us each month to obsess with other...

  • Teen Duct Tape Craft
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and make a duct tape craft. Several options will be available. Invite your friends....

  • DIY Terrariums for Teens
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Create your own terrarium or glitter globe. All supplies included but feel free...

  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room B

    Prepare to take your GED. Classes are designed for those with a 5th-9th grade...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 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 Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 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...

  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room B

    Prepare to take your GED. Classes are designed for those with a 5th-9th grade...

  • Get Crafty: Easter Eggs
    When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Join us for a lesson in dyeing Easter eggs using traditional dyes and...

  • Capes for Kids
    When: Thursday, April 02, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Bring along a younger friend or relative and learn how to turn an old...

  • Lego Club
    When: Friday, April 03, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Use your imagination to build whatever you want with Legos!

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Build LEGO creations with your friends.

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

  • Apocalyptic Teen Lock-In
    When: Saturday, April 04, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

    Do you have what it takes to survive the downfall of civilization? Does the world end with...

  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room B

    Prepare to take your GED. Classes are designed for those with a 5th-9th grade...

  • There & Back Again Book Club
    When: Tuesday, April 07, 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 07, 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 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...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, April 07, 2015 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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

  • Pillowcase Project
    When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn how a standard pillow case could help to be prepared for an emergency...

  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room B

    Prepare to take your GED. Classes are designed for those with a 5th-9th grade...

  • Teen Advisory Council
    When: Thursday, April 09, 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, April 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,...

  • Lego Club
    When: Friday, April 10, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Use your imagination to build whatever you want with Legos!

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Poetry Workshop feat. Louder Than a Bomb Artists
    When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 1:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Bring your creativity and your interest in slam poetry! Join Nebraska Writers Collective's Louder Than...

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Saturday, April 11, 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 Competition
    When: Saturday, April 11, 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...




Computer Classes



  • Introduction to Web Workshop
    When: Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, March 29, 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, March 29, 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...

  • Technology Tuesday
    When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Receive assistance with uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an...

  • Book a Library Techie
    When: Wednesday, April 01, 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 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, April 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, April 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and hands-on practice with a computer. Use what you...

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, April 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. Registration...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, April 08, 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 08, 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 08, 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 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: Friday, April 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, April 10, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and hands-on practice with a computer. Use what you...

  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, April 12, 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...

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

    Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, April 14, 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 15, 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...

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, April 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...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, April 15, 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 15, 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 16, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, April 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, April 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, April 17, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and hands-on practice with a computer. Use what you...

  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, April 19, 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...

  • 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...




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