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Kids' Programs



  • Princess Party with Princess Jasmine
    When: Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch (402.444.6284) at Meeting Room

    Princess Jasmine will visit the library and read stories and sing songs...

  • Reading with Rosie & Friends!
    When: Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch (402.444.6284)

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

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (402.289.4367) at Meeting Room

    Recommended for ages 15 months to 3 years, though children of all...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement, and rhythm time with the toddler, preschooler, or...

  • Preschool/Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch (402.444.6284) at Meeting Room

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

  • Yoga for Children (ages 7-13)
    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at East Meeting Room

    Yoga at an early age encourages self-esteem and body awareness with a physical...

  • Storytime
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Hear stories, sing songs, make crafts, and have fun learning at...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library (402.444.4850) at Conference Room A

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

  • Saddlebrook Tuesday Storytime
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays, and creative movement. Spend some morning...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement and rhythm time with the preschooler in your...

  • Yak, Snack, and Read Book Club (5th & 6th grades)
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

    Come talk and eat after you've read the book of the month! Book club...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at PC Lab

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in...

  • Golden Threads Quilting
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Interested in quilting? Check out this free weekly quilting event. Some...

  • Baby Lapsit
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy brief interactive stories and play designed to encourage speech with a pre-walking...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (402.289.4367) at Meeting Room

    Recommended for ages 15 months to 3 years, though children of all...

  • Storytime @ Main Library
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Storytime Area

    Singing. Dancing. Creating. Clap your hands, stomp your feet, help
  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Read books, sing songs, play games and make crafts. Fun for...

  • Storytime
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement, and rhythm time with the toddler, preschooler, or...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch (402.444.4851)

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music, and more with the children in your care. Interaction...

  • Saddlebrook Wednesday Storytime
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays and creative movement. Spend some morning...

  • School’s Out Movie and Fun Day
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Join us for Lego building fun, and watch...

  • Fun Power Hour
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Enjoy a challenging no-school day doing fun activities like playing games...

  • Lego Club
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build anything you want with Legos. Snack...

  • Benson Saturday Storytime
    When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Benson Branch (402.444.4846) at Meeting Room

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

  • Saddlebrook Saturday Storytime
    When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

    Celebrate Saturdays with stories! Experience the delight of interacting with stories through books, songs,...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (402.289.4367) at Meeting Room

    Jon other dads and their child/children for stories, songs, crafts and fun!...

  • Swanson Storytime
    When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch (402.444.4852) at Story Area

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

  • Scatterbrain Saturdays
    When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849)

    Enjoy a challenging Saturday of fun activities like games, puzzles, video games, crafts, movies and...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (402.289.4367) at Meeting Room

    Recommended for ages 15 months to 3 years, though children of all...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement, and rhythm time with the toddler, preschooler, or...

  • Yoga for Children (ages 7-13)
    When: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at East Meeting Room

    Yoga at an early age encourages self-esteem and body awareness with a physical...

  • Storytime
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Hear stories, sing songs, make crafts, and have fun learning at...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library (402.444.4850) at Conference Room A

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

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

    Enjoy stories, fingerplays, creative movement and rhythm time with the preschooler in your...

  • Saddlebrook Tuesday Storytime
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays, and creative movement. Spend some morning...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at PC Lab

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun playing Minecraft at the Library. Program limited to ages...

  • And the Winner is... Book Club
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:10 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at West Meeting Room

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

  • Golden Threads Quilting
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Interested in quilting? Check out this free weekly quilting event. Some...

  • Crafty Storytime @ Saddlebrook
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

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




Teen Programs



  • Express STD Testing
    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Meeting Room 1

    Free tests for Chlamydia and gonorrhea courtesy of the Douglas...

  • Zumba with Tiba!
    When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Get you and your family moving in Tiba’s Zumba class! Zumba...

  • Teen Lego Club
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch (402.444.6284)

    Join us the last Tuesday of every month for Teen Lego Club!

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at PC Lab

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in...

  • Cooking for Teens: Pumpkin Desserts
    When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Teen Area

    Learn how to make a pumpkin dessert. Then enjoy your efforts!

  • School’s Out Movie and Fun Day
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Join us for Lego building fun, and watch...

  • Lego Club
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build anything you want with Legos. Snack...

  • Zumba with Tiba!
    When: Monday, December 01, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Get you and your family moving in Tiba’s Zumba class! Zumba...

  • Page Turners Book Club (7th grade+)
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

    Page Turners Book Club meets Yak, Snack, and Read Book Club this month! ...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at PC Lab

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun playing Minecraft at the Library. Program limited to ages...

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch (402.444.6284)

    For grades 6 and up. Let your voice be heard! Gain leadership experience and enjoy...

  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch (402.444.5299) at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • Lego Club
    When: Friday, December 05, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

    Use your imagination to build whatever you want with Legos!

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Have fun while working out! Play video games that will get...

  • Teen Gaming Saturday
    When: Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at East Meeting Room

    Come and play on a Wii, Xbox 360, and PS3, and play other...

  • Movie Day
    When: Saturday, December 06, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library (402.444.4850) at Conference Room A

    Join us for a movie and popcorn!

  • Express STD Testing
    When: Monday, December 08, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Meeting Room 1

    Free tests for Chlamydia and gonorrhea courtesy of the Douglas...

  • Zumba with Tiba!
    When: Monday, December 08, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Get you and your family moving in Tiba’s Zumba class! Zumba...

  • Classic Book Club
    When: Monday, December 08, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at East Meeting Room

    Join us to discuss a classic book each month. View the schedule at...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 - 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at PC Lab

    Join Library staff as we use teamwork skills to build a world together in...

  • Lego Club
    When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build anything you want with Legos. Snack...

  • DIY Edible Ornaments
    When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library (402.444.4850) at Conference Room A

    Learn how to make and decorate your own edible ornaments and other...

  • Teen Advisory Council
    When: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

    Eat, play and talk about what kinds of things you want to see at...

  • Lego Club
    When: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch (402.884.7473) at Event Room

    Use your imagination to build whatever you want with Legos!

  • All Comers 2014 Chess Tournament
    When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room B

    Finally, a Chess tournament for all ages!

    Young to...

  • Annual Teen Poetry Bash
    When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800)

    Join us for our fourteenth Cash for Your Words Teen Poetry Bash! Bring two...

  • Handmade Holiday for Teens: Candles
    When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch (402.444.5274) at Library Teen Area

    Craft your own decorative candle. All supplies provided.

  • Minecraft Competition
    When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848)

    Bring your own notebook computer (or one we provide) and participate in a Minecraft competition! Prizes for...

  • Zumba with Tiba!
    When: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Meeting Room A

    Get you and your family moving in Tiba’s Zumba class! Zumba...




Computer Classes



  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at Computer Lab

    Designed for beginning students, this 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Internet Search...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848) at Computer Lab

    Designed for beginning students, this 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Internet Search...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849)

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

  • Introduction to Web Workshop
    When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch (402.444.4846) at Meeting Room

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

  • Technology Tuesday
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (402.289.4367) at Meeting Room

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

  • PowerPoint Basics
    When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to create and edit effective PowerPoint presentations.

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Computer Lab

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

  • Check Out a Library Techie
    When: Thursday, December 04, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848)

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, December 05, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch (402.444.5299) at Study Room

    Join us for a morning cup of coffee and hands-on practice with a computer....

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, December 08, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to effectively search the Internet.

  • Internet Basics
    When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch (402.444.4852)

    Learn the basics of how to search the Internet. Prerequisite: Computer Basics or experience using...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Computer Lab

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

  • Check Out a Library Techie
    When: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848)

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Training Computer Lab

    Learn about the keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer, and how...

  • Technology Tuesday
    When: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (402.289.4367) at Meeting Room

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

  • Email Basics
    When: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Training Computer Lab

    Create a personal email account and learn to: compose, send...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch (402.444.4849) at Computer Lab

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

  • Check Out a Library Techie
    When: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch (402.444.4848)

    Get help uploading a resume, downloading an eBook or free music, creating an email account, or with...

  • Technology Cafe
    When: Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch (402.444.5299) at Study Room

    Join us for a morning cup of coffee and hands-on practice with a computer....

  • Introduction to Web Workshop
    When: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800) at Meeting Room 1

    During this 1/2 day workshop, participants will learn the basics...




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