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Kids' Programs



  • Christmas in July
    When: Monday, July 25, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us at the Abrahams Library and celebrate all the things you love about...

  • Monday Funday: Karaoke
    When: Monday, July 25, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

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

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 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...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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



  • Papio NRD Owls
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Join us as we meet and learn about the Papio Natural Resources District's owls. Program...

  • Ready.. Pop.. Movie Time!
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

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


  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 27, 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: Ta-Ha-Zouka Park
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Willa Cather Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 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, July 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...

  • Swanson Baby Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 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....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Summer Book Club
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

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

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Baby Storytime at Willa Cather
    When: Thursday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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: Deer Ridge Pool
    When: Thursday, July 28, 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,...


  • Elkorn Summer Finale
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Help us celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program! We will have some life size games...

  • Youth Homeschool Book Club
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    This book club welcomes readers in grades 1-6. Registration is required. Sign up with Miss Amy...

  • Thrilling Thursday Lock-in
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Thursday nights in July ages 7-12 only in the Library from 6:30-8:30 pm, we...


  • The Gaming Truck
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

     A video gaming truck will be rolling in and setting up outside for Thrilling Thursday Lock-in only.  With all...


  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, July 29, 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...

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, July 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Out and About Storytime: Do Space
    When: Friday, July 29, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, July 29, 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, July 29, 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...




Teen Programs



  • Teen Water Competition
    When: Monday, July 25, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Bring your water guns and we will have water fun along with balloon games. This will take place north...

  • Monday Funday: Karaoke
    When: Monday, July 25, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

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

  • STD Testing
    When: Monday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 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...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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...


  • Yu-gi-oh Card Tournament
    When: Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 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...

  • Summer Wrap Up Party for Teens
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Round out your summer with other local teens, eating food, playing games, and sharing what you...

  • Hobby Club
    When: Wednesday, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 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...

  • Hour of Code: Code Combat
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Rec Center Meeting Room

    Join us for an hour to explore the wonderful world of coding...

  • Board Game Tournament
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Join us for our final Summer Reading Program activity of the year. Put your board and...

  • Teen Takeover: "Just Dance" Tournament
    When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Show off your dance skills with "Just Dance" for the Xbox 360.  High scores advance through the...

  • Young Adult Homeschool Book Club
    When: Thursday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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, July 28, 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 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...

  • Teen Nerf Games
    When: Friday, July 29, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    We will play creative games with nerf equipment!

  • Magic the Gathering Card Tournament
    When: Friday, July 29, 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...

  • Teen Lock-in
    When: Friday, July 29, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Fridays nights in July teens run the Library from 6-9pm! A video game room will be set...

  • Teen Water Night
    When: Friday, July 29, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Come and join us at the Teen Water Night! We will be having great...


  • Gaming Truck
    When: Friday, July 29, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Come and join us for a video game theater experience on wheels. Includes all game systems, multiple...

  • Ready, Set, Walk
    When: Saturday, July 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...

  • National Dance Day
    When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 12:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Come one Come all!

    Launched in 2010 by “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator...

  • Math SAT ACT Preparation
    When: Saturday, July 30, 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, July 31, 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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