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Kids' Programs



  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, May 04, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Nature Storytime at Chalco Hills
    When: Monday, May 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch

    Join us for our monthly storytime at Chalco Hills! Enjoy great books and fun songs while learning about the...

  • Storytime
    When: Monday, May 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Monday, May 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Learn with fun books, songs, fingerplays, crafts and creative movement. All ages are...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Saddlebrook Storytime
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays and creative movement. All ages are welcome. Storytimes...

  • LEGO @ Your Library
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination and creativity to build things with LEGO bricks provided by the...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 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....

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 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...

  • Crafty Storytime @ Saddlebrook
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

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

  • Baby Lapsit
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:15 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, May 06, 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...

  • Storytime
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

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

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 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...

  • Saddlebrook Storytime
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays and creative movement. All ages are welcome. Storytimes...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Spring Storytime
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement and activities especially geared for the pre-school and early elementary...

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Focus on building early literacy through song, dance, and play! This program is designed for...

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Thursday, May 07, 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. Preschoolers...


  • Storytime with Childcare Centers
    When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Big group fun at storytime! Thursday storytimes are geared toward childcare centers and other large groups...

  • Toddler Time
    When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Focus on building early literacy through song, dance, and play! This program is designed for...

  • Baby and Me Lapsit
    When: Thursday, May 07, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Thursday, May 07, 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...

  • Rhythm & Rhymes
    When: Friday, May 08, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Children will improve their coordination, vocabulary and fine motor skills while dancing and singing in...

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, May 08, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Toddler Time focuses on literacy through song, dance and play designed for active toddlers and their...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, May 08, 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, May 08, 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, May 08, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    A LEGO group for our youngest builders! Children from 18 months to 5 years can...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Friday, May 08, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, May 08, 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...

  • BabyTALK Lapsit
    When: Friday, May 08, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Develop your baby's social skills, motor skills and vocabulary through play, songs, dance, art...

  • Join us in the program room and use your imagination to build whatever you want with..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Saddlebrook LEGO Club
    When: Friday, May 08, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Join us in the program room and use your imagination to build whatever you want with...


  • LEGO Club and LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, May 08, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Meeting Room (combined)

    Visit Millard Branch on Friday afternoons to participate in creative play. Children ages 18 months...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

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


  • Saddlebrook Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Join in the fun of books, songs, fingerplays and creative movement. All ages are welcome. Storytimes...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:15 AM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other dads and their child/children on Saturday morning for stories, songs, crafts and...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area


Teen Programs



  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 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 Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

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

  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, May 07, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    The club is open to all ages. Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Join other local teens on the 2nd Saturday of each month to hang out, have snacks,...

  • Teen Minecraft
    When: Saturday, May 09, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and be involved in the Minecraft competition. Bring a laptop or one will be...

  • Teen Advisory Council
    When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

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

  • Play it: Games and Gaming
    When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Enjoy snacks and relax! Play electronic, board, and other games of skill and chance: Wii, Twister,...

  • Teen Book Discussion
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Discuss "Cinder" by Marissa Meyer. Invite a friend. Pop and chips will be provided.

  • Saddlebrook Summer Reading Volunteer Training
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

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

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    The club is open to all ages. Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Enjoy snacks & refreshments while discussing issues and helping out at the Library!

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Join us as we have fun playing group games together and coming up with new...

  • Summer Reading Program Training Session
    When: Saturday, May 16, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch

    Volunteer two hours per week during June and July. You might help shelve books, stuff reading prize packets,...

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive
    When: Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Appointments may be made online at the Amercian Red Cross website www.redcrossblood.org. Must be age...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Join us on the third Tuesday of every month for fun and games in the teen room!...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 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...

  • Summer Reading Program Helper Training
    When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    Want to help setup, participate in and cleanup after summer programs like storytimes, entertainers...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    The club is open to all ages. Build LEGO creations with your friends.

  • Summer Reading Volunteer Training
    When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Meeting Room

    Adults and teens are needed to volunteer for Summer Reading Program. Volunteering usually lasts...

  • Teen Manga Club
    When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    If you love all things manga and anime, join us the 4th Saturday of each month...

  • Saddlebrook Summer Reading Program Volunteer Training
    When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Instructional Space

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

  • Planting with Dr. George Washington Carver
    When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    OPL has teamed up with the Great Plains Black History Museum to offer you...

  • Summer Reading Volunteer Training
    When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    A training program for Summer Reading Program volunteers ages 14 and up.

  • Summer Volunteer Orientation
    When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Do you want to help your library and community this summer? Find out what...

  • Teen Homeschool Book Discussion
    When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Join us as we discuss the classic "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie....

  • Game Time
    When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 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...

  • Saddlebrook Teen Hangout
    When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Join us for fun and games in the teen room! Enjoy video games, board games, snacks,...

  • Summer Reading Program Kick-Off @ Main Library
    When: Friday, May 29, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library

    Start the Summer Reading program at this all ages fun kick-off party. Participate in activities located...


  • Volunteer Training
    When: Friday, May 29, 2015 1:30 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    A volunteer training for Summer Reading Program volunteers age 14 and up.




Computer Classes



  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, May 03, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, May 04, 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...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

    Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, May 07, 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, May 08, 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: Sunday, May 10, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Facebook Basics
    When: Monday, May 11, 2015 11:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to post, share, comment, and choose privacy settings using this...

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, May 11, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Tech Time
    When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Adult Area

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

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

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

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • E-Reader Basics
    When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Learn how to download free eBooks from the library's catalog. Bring your eReader, as...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, May 14, 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, May 15, 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: Sunday, May 17, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Learn how to write, edit and save word processing documents using Microsoft..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Microsoft Word & Excel Basics

    When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

    Learn how to write, edit and save word processing documents using Microsoft...


  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, May 21, 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, May 22, 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: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Adult Area

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

  • Learn how to use an iPad or tablet to download eBooks from the..." class="slickTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">eReader Basics

    When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

    Learn how to use an iPad or tablet to download eBooks from the...


  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, May 28, 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, May 28, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Friday, May 29, 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, May 29, 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,...

  • Job Seeking for 50+
    When: Friday, May 29, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    A representative from NEworks will provide step-by-step guidance in using the Nebraska Department of Labor web...

  • Introduction to Web Workshop
    When: Saturday, May 30, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Sunday, May 31, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Databases for Genealogists
    When: Sunday, May 31, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn how to get the most out of Omaha Public Library's genealogy...




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