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Kids' Programs



  • Out and About Storytime at Wenninghoff Farms
    When: Friday, May 27, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Outside Locations

    Join library staff this Friday at Wenninghoff Farms. A short storytime including books, songs and dancing appropriate for all ages...


  • Out and About Storytime: Do Space
    When: Friday, May 27, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Outside Locations

    Join us for a storytime every month at Do Space (7205 Dodge St.). Enjoy Do Space's high-tech children's area...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, May 27, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, May 27, 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...

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, May 27, 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...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Friday, May 27, 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....

  • LEGO Club
    When: Friday, May 27, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Benson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:15 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other dads and their children for stories, songs, crafts and fun! It is...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 28, 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....

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Arts for All: Where Books and Art Meet
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

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

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, May 29, 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...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 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...

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 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....

  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 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...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 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....

  • Movie Day
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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


  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

    Use teamwork skills to build a world together in the popular game of Minecraft each Tuesday of the month....

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 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 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

    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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...




Teen Programs



  • Play It: Teen Gaming
    When: Friday, May 27, 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, May 27, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Magic the Gathering Cards and hang out with your friends. Bring your own deck or one...

  • Washington Summer Volunteer Training
    When: Friday, May 27, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Attention all 9-12th graders and adults! Washington Branch needs help with the Summer...


  • Guys Only Lock-In
    When: Friday, May 27, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

    Join us for a fun night of games and snacks! Registration is required for this...

  • Swanson Summer Volunteer Training
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    9th - 12th graders and adults are needed to help run our Summer Reading...


  • Anime Club
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    We'll hang out and talk about Anime!

  • Teen Java Class
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come join us at Millard Library for a monthly Java Class, developed by teens for...

  • Teen Manga Club
    When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    If you love all things manga and anime related, you should definitely join us the 4th...

  • Movie Day
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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


  • Yu-gi-oh Card Tournament
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and hang out with your friends and play Yugioh cards. Bring your own deck or one will be...

  • Saddlebrook Summer Volunteer Training
    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

    Calling all volunteers! Saddlebrook Branch needs help with Summer Reading Program. Shelve materials, help people sign...


  • 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.




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