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Kids' Programs



  • Saddlebrook Crafty Storytime
    When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

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

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Small Study Room

    Reading out loud improves reading skills, and dogs are the ideal reading companion for children....

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 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...

  • Super Hero Storytime & Crafts
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Fourth Floor

    Join us for stories and crafts about superheroes. Every superhero has a story!...

  • Out & About Storytime: Lawrence Youngman Park
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 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 explore the...


  • Superhero Boot Camp: Superhero Training Course
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Superheroes in training will work on their agility by stretching out with a game of...

  • Superhero Boot Camp: Superhero Training Course
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Superheroes in training will work on their agility by stretching out with a game of...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Florence Science Club 3rd +
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Children are invited to explore the exciting world of science! Guest instructor and experienced teacher Ms....

  • Saddlebrook Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 9:30 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 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 04, 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, June 04, 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...

  • Teddy Bear Picnic
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Bring Teddy, your own picnic lunch & something to sit on. See what fun we’ll have!...

  • Storytime with Childcare Centers
    When: Thursday, June 04, 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, finger plays,...


  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 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....

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 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....

  • Baby and Me Lapsit
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

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

  • Thrilling Thursday Lock-ins
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Come out for a thrilling time of games, food and more. Registration required at...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Enjoy one-on-one time with your infant! We'll tell stories, sing songs, and move around...

  • Sewing for Moms and Daughters
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Conference Room

    Create a simple sewing project with your mom! Enjoying learning, creating and working together...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, June 05, 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...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Parents & babies will enjoy this program with rhyming games, puppets, songs &...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 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...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    BabyTALK Lapsit
    When: Friday, June 05, 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...

  • Become a Superhero
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Decide your superpower and superhero name, make a cape, and design matching cuffs with duct tape. You...

  • Drums of the World Workshop
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Enjoy a interactive, multicultural concert showcase from Michael Fitzsimmons with drums from Cuba,...

  • LEGOS @ Your Library
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build anything you want with LEGOS.

  • Super Hero Book Club
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    Join a book discussion group by reading comics and graphic novels. Also create hero...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations. LEGO DUPLO bricks and other educational toys...

  • Saddlebrook Saturday Storytime
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

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

  • Pancake Pig Visits Benson Branch
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Laura Numeroff’s delightfully demanding Pancake Pig will visit Benson Branch for a special Saturday storytime. We...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 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 Toddler Time
    When: Saturday, June 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...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Read To A Dog
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Reading out loud improves reading skills and dogs are the ideal reading companion for children. Children will have...




Teen Programs



  • Game Time
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Teen Spot

    We have all the latest games on Xbox, Playstation, and Wii. Test your skills...

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Teen Hangout
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Join us for a fun evening of video games, crafts and snacks!

  • Cooking for Teens: Breakfast Wraps
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Learn how to make a delicious breakfast wrap using various prepping and cooking...

  • Design a Visor
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Welcome the warm weather and fun in the sun with a cool new visor designed...

  • Game Time
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Play electronic, board and other games of skill and chance. Wii,...


  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • DIY Superhero Planter Pots
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Teen Time Thursdays: Super Snacks
    When: Thursday, June 04, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Unmask your talents this summer! Try something new every Thursday.

    Be a superhero in the kitchen. Learn about...


  • Teen Puppet Troupe
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Are you a creative person? Do you need service hours for school? Join...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

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

  • Friday Night Kick Backs
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

    The library is closed to everyone else, but open for teens during the summer on Fridays from...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Kids Can Code
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    Pari Sarangdevot will be teaching the class designed for ages 8-14. Learn Scratch which uses “block” coding with...

  • How to Write a College Essay
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Learn how to write a college essay for entrance into the college or university of...

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, June 06, 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, June 06, 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....

  • Knitting Club
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Central Seating Area

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

  • Henna Art
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn the art of Mendhi and how to make your very own Henna paste!...

  • ACT/SAT Math Preparation
    When: Saturday, June 06, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Alice Chang has taught ACT/SAT math preparation for more than 10 years. She will provide tips...

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive
    When: Monday, June 08, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Annually, nearly 3.5 million everyday heroes give blood through the American Red Cross. A single blood donation...

  • Donut Making
    When: Monday, June 08, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Make donuts with OPL's donut-making machines and enjoy your creations!

  • Movie Day
    When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room


  • Movies For Heroes
    When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Teen Spot

    Join in on some big heroic summer movies! Enjoy a nice flat screen TV...

  • Heroes & Villains Book Club
    When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Do you support the good guys or the bad guys? Read and discuss a book each...

  • DIY: Super Hero or Villain Shirt
    When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Use freezer paper and cut out design of your favorite hero or villain symbol...

  • Teen Hangout: The Language of Comics
    When: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Using examples from the Internet, learn how to make panels, place characters, and tell...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, June 09, 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...

  • 4-H Babysitting Clinic
    When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Calling all babysitters! Get ready to learn, and share your ideas about babysitting. We will discuss guidelines for...

  • Pillowcase Project
    When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn how a standard pillow case could help to be prepared for an emergency...




Computer Classes



  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, June 03, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, June 04, 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...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Monday, June 08, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just...

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, June 08, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn basic techniques for searching and finding information on the Internet. Registration...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, June 11, 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...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just getting started on...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 12, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 12, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Microsoft Word Basics
    When: Monday, June 15, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Introduction to Microsoft Word, including some formatting.

  • Tech Time
    When: Monday, June 15, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, June 15, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, June 17, 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...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, June 18, 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...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 19, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 19, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Monday, June 22, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just...

  • Job Seeking with NEworks
    When: Monday, June 22, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Conference Room

    Join Trish Poczapski from the Nebraska Department of Labor as she gives an introduction...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, June 25, 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...

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 26, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Join us for a cup of coffee and receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an...


  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, June 26, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • Intermediate Microsoft Word
    When: Monday, June 29, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn formatting and how to add and manipulate graphics.

  • Tech Time
    When: Monday, June 29, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

    Receive assistance uploading a resume, downloading an eBook, creating an e-mail account, or just...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, July 01, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 02, 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...




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