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Kids' Programs



  • Reading with Rosie & Friends!
    When: Sunday, March 01, 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 02, 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, March 02, 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...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, March 02, 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/ Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, March 02, 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...

  • Preschool Storytimes
    When: Tuesday, March 03, 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 03, 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 03, 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 03, 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 03, 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 03, 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...

  • And the Winner is... Book Club
    When: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Join us on the first Tuesday of each month as we share a classic or...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, March 03, 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...

  • Crafty Storytime @ Saddlebrook
    When: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

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

  • Read with Devon the Dog
    When: Tuesday, March 03, 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, March 04, 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, March 04, 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...

  • Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Storytime @ Main Library
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:15 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Storytime Area

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 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...

  • Seuss Storytime and Play
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    In this special storytime we will read books by Dr. Seuss, sing songs, do fingerplays and...

  • Storytime
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 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...

  • 1st & 2nd Grade: Magic Tree House Book Club
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

    This month features the Magic Tree House book "Leprechaun in Late Winter." This book club meets the...

  • Winter Storytime
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement and activities especially geared for the pre-school and early elementary...

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, March 05, 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, March 05, 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, March 05, 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, March 05, 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,...

  • Mommy and Me: Lapsit
    When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Join other moms and babies in singing songs, listening to stories, socializing, and making new friends!

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, March 05, 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...

  • 3rd & 4th Grade Book Club: Saddlebrook Word Warriors
    When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    This month features the book "James and the Giant Peach." We meet the first three weeks of the month, so...

  • Saddlebrook Toddler Time
    When: Friday, March 06, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Toddler Time
    When: Friday, March 06, 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, March 06, 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...

  • Peter Rabbit Visits Swanson Storytime
    When: Friday, March 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Who's hopping around the library? It's Peter Rabbit! Read stories, sing songs, and give...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, March 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    A LEGO group for our youngest builders! Children from 18 months to 5 years can...

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, March 06, 2015 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...

  • BabyTALK Lapsit
    When: Friday, March 06, 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
    When: Friday, March 06, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Use your imagination to build whatever you want with LEGO blocks!

  • LEGO Club and LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, March 06, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Meeting Room (combined)

    Visit Millard Branch on Friday afternoons to participate in creative play. Children ages 18 months...




Teen Programs



  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Tuesday, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 03, 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, March 04, 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, March 05, 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 Tech Week Hangout
    When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Celebrate Teen Tech Week by stopping by the library for afterschool fun. Enjoy video games on...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, March 07, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Come build LEGO creations with your friends!

  • Knitting Club
    When: Saturday, March 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, March 07, 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, March 07, 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....

  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Tuesday, March 10, 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 Craft: Perler Bead Pixel Art
    When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Celebrate National Craft Month and Teen Tech Week all at once by making bead...

  • Yak, Snack and Read
    When: Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 10, 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 Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Celebrate Teen Tech Week by stopping by the Library & experimenting with cool...

  • Teen Tech Week: Libraries are for Making
    When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    A plethora of opportunities to make ‘techie’ projects. Try out...

  • Teen Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Celebrate Teen Tech Week by stopping by the Library & experimenting with cool...

  • Lunch and Learn: 10 easy ways to get and keep a job
    When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Job-seekers lacking in job experience often don't understand what employers...

  • Pre-GED classes
    When: Thursday, March 12, 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, March 12, 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, March 12, 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 Tech Time
    When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Celebrate Teen Tech Week by stopping by the Library & experimenting with cool...

  • Job Prep for Teens
    When: Friday, March 13, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Want to start earning some money? We'll talk about how to dress, what to...

  • Teen Tech Time
    When: Friday, March 13, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Celebrate Teen Tech Week by stopping by the Library & experimenting with cool...

  • 10th Annual Teen Job Fair at the UNO Community Engagement Center
    When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Omaha Public Library

    Join us at the 10th Annual Teen Job Fair and find a part-time or summer job! Meet professionals...

  • Poetry Workshop feat. Louder Than a Bomb Artists
    When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 1:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other local teens the 2nd Saturday of each month to hang out, eat food, and...

  • Teen Minecraft Competition
    When: Saturday, March 14, 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...

  • Game Time: Wii U
    When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Have fun with your friends playing games on the Library’s Wii U.




Computer Classes



  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, March 01, 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, March 04, 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, March 04, 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...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Learn about the keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer, and how to: open and close a program, use...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, March 04, 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, March 06, 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, March 09, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to effectively search the Internet.

  • Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 11, 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...

  • Teen Tech Week: Libraries are for Making
    When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    A plethora of opportunities to make ‘techie’ projects. Try out...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, March 11, 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...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Learn about the keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer, and how to: open and close a program, use...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, March 11, 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, March 13, 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...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, March 16, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn about the keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer, and how to: open...

  • Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, March 17, 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...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, March 18, 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...

  • Email Basics
    When: Wednesday, March 18, 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, March 18, 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...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Learn about the keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer, and how to: open and close a program, use...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, March 18, 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, March 19, 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, March 20, 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: Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 25, 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, March 25, 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: Wednesday, March 25, 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, March 26, 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...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, March 27, 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...

  • 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...




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