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Kids' Programs



  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 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...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 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....

  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Rec Center Meeting Room

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 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, February 09, 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 Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 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....

  • Get Crafty: Kids Valentine's Craft
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Join us for a lesson in creating a Valentine's craft using various supplies...

  • Elkhorn Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome....

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 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...

  • Elkhorn Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music, and more. Interaction and participation are encouraged. Explore...

  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 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, February 10, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Storytime Area

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We explore...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Saddlebrook Heroes Book Club - 1st & 2nd Grade
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    This month features the book “Super-Pets Showdown.” This book club meets the first three weeks of...

  • Exploring Children's Nonfiction Collection
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 5:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Storytime Area

    Explore one section of the non-fiction collection. Activities may include games, creativity, food, prizes and...


  • Family Storytime
    When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We will...

  • Baby and Me Lapsit Storytime
    When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Enjoy one-on-one time with your infant! We'll tell stories, sing songs and get moving. Introduce...

  • Saddlebrook Baby Storytime
    When: Thursday, February 11, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Print 2 Popcorn Grade 3-5 Book Club
    When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    This month we will be reading and discussing Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone! Weeks 1 and 2...

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, February 12, 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, February 12, 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...

  • BabyTALK Lapsit
    When: Friday, February 12, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Outside Locations

    This program will be held at the Omaha Children's Museum, 500 S. 20th St. 

    Develop your baby's social skills, motor...

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, February 12, 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, February 12, 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....

  • Saddlebrook LEGO Club
    When: Friday, February 12, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction and participation are welcome. We will...

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Recommended for ages 3 to 5 years, though children of all ages are...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, February 13, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, February 13, 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...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, February 13, 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, February 13, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Valentine's Day Craft Make and Take
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 3:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, February 14, 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...




Teen Programs



  • Zumba/Mixed Fit with Tiba!
    When: Monday, February 08, 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...

  • Yugioh Club
    When: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Yugioh cards. Bring your own deck or one will be provided for you.

  • Movie Night
    When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Teen are welcome to come watch an Anti-Valentine's Day movie at the library! Enjoy...

  • Saddlebrook Teen Advisory Board
    When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Let your voice be heard! Join us the second Thursday of each month for Saddlebrook's Teen...

  • Game Time
    When: Friday, February 12, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Have fun with your friends playing one of the Library’s Wii or Xbox...

  • Teen Friday Food and Fun
    When: Friday, February 12, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at First Floor Cafe Area

    Friday fun will include food and a fun activity. The Teen Advisory...


  • Magic the Gathering Club
    When: Friday, February 12, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Magic the Gathering cards against other teens. Bring your own deck or one will be provided...

  • Teen Poetry Workshop feat. Louder than a Bomb Artists
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 1:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Minecraft Competition
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Compete against other tweens and teens in Minecraft. If you are able to bring your...

  • Get Crafty: Teen Valentine's Day Craft
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Join us for a lesson in creating a Valentine's Day-themed craft using various...

  • Get Crafty: DIY Valentine's Gift Tags
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join Connie Cajka to create beautiful cards and a gift tag for the valentines in your...

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 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...

  • Chess Club
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 3:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play chess against other teens. Bring your own chess set or it will be provided for you.

  • Real Talk
    When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Join us to eat and really talk about some of life's toughest issues.

  • Yugioh Club
    When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Yugioh cards. Bring your own deck or one will be provided for you.

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 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: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Join us on the third Wednesday of every month for fun and games! Enjoy...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library

    Join us for an evening of video games, crafts and snacks

  • Magic the Gathering Club
    When: Friday, February 19, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Magic the Gathering cards against other teens. Bring your own deck or one will be provided...

  • Girls Who Code Information Session
    When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 10:00 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    OPL will be accepting applications for a new Girls Who Code Club, which will begin on March...

  • Anime Club
    When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 12:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Hang out and talk about anime.


  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Let your voice be heard! Gain leadership experience while enjoying snacks, talking about issues, sharing...


  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Let your voice be heard! Gain leadership experience while enjoying snacks, talking about...

  • Chess Club
    When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 3:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play chess against other teens. Bring your own chess set or it will be provided for you.

  • African American History Month Essay Competition Deadline
    When: Monday, February 22, 2016 9:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    Is there a current African American leader in the community that inspires you and others? Write a paper about them for a...


  • Zumba/Mixed Fit with Tiba!
    When: Monday, February 22, 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...

  • Yugioh Club
    When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Come and play Yugioh cards. Bring your own deck or one will be provided for you.

  • Young Adult Homeschool Book Club
    When: Thursday, February 25, 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...


  • Saddlebrook Teen Hangout
    When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Join us at Saddlebrook Branch to play on the Xbox, play games, make a craft, have...

  • Teen Friday Food and Fun
    When: Friday, February 26, 2016 3:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at First Floor Cafe Area

    Friday fun will include food and a fun activity. The Teen Advisory...





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