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Kids' Programs



  • Storytime
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

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

  • Saddlebrook Storytime - Trains
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    It's train day at the library! Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 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, August 04, 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...

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 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, August 05, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 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 welcome....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:15 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library

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

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 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.

  • Saddlebrook Storytime - Trains
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    It's train day at the library! Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more....

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 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...

  • Summer Storytime
    When: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for stories, creative movement and activities especially geared for the preschool and early elementary age child,...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, August 06, 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....

  • Storytime with Childcare Centers
    When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Thursday storytimes are geared toward childcare centers and other large groups visiting the library. Enjoy stories,...

  • Dancing Storytime
    When: Thursday, August 06, 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...

  • Baby and Me Lapsit
    When: Thursday, August 06, 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 Storytime
    When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 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, August 06, 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....

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, August 07, 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...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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

  • BabyTALK Lapsit at Fontenelle Forest
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    This Baby TALK will be at Fontenelle Forest! Develop your baby's social skills, motor...

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, August 07, 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...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, August 07, 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, August 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 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...

  • Back to School Party
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 12:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Rec Center Meeting Room

    Celebrate the upcoming school year at the A.V. Sorensen Branch & Rec...

  • Back to School Celebration
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Teens and Tweens, join us for an end of summer...

  • Saddlebrook LEGO Club
    When: Friday, August 07, 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
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 08, 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...

  • Lapsit Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Spend time bonding with your baby while learning nursery rhymes, games, songs and other fun activities to...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 08, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Storytime - Trains
    When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    It's train day at the library! Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more....

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

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

  • Read To A Dog
    When: Saturday, August 08, 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...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Use your imagination to build unique LEGO creations.

  • Arts For All: Where Books and Art Meet
    When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 2:30 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Explore your creative side every week with art projects based on books and illustrations....

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Sunday, August 09, 2015 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



  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 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, August 05, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

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

  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, August 06, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • Back to School Celebration
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Meeting Rooms 2 & 3

    Teens and Tweens, join us for an end of summer...

  • Teen Minecraft Competition
    When: Saturday, August 08, 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...

  • Benson Teen Collective
    When: Saturday, August 08, 2015 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...

  • Back to School Photo Fashion Show
    When: Monday, August 10, 2015 3:30 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Show off your first day of school outfits by participating in our back to school photo fashion show....

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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

  • Teen Advisory Council
    When: Thursday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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, August 15, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Discuss "H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education" by Mark Walden. Invite a friend. Pop and...

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, August 15, 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...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, August 18, 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, August 18, 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 Manga Club
    When: Saturday, August 22, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Get Crafty: DIY Cosmetics
    When: Saturday, August 22, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Willa Cather Branch at Meeting Room

    Join us for a lesson in making your own lip balm and roll-on perfume using...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Storytime Area

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

  • Saddlebrook Teen Hangout
    When: Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Come join us at Saddlebrook Branch to play on the Xbox, play games, have some snacks,...

  • Game Night
    When: Friday, August 28, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Join us for a fun night of games and snacks! Registration is required for...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 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 Hangout
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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




Computer Classes



  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, August 03, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, August 06, 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...

  • AARP Computer Classes
    When: Friday, August 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Computer Lab

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

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Monday, August 10, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Computer Lab

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

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, August 10, 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...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

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

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 5:30 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: Thursday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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...

  • AARP Computer Classes
    When: Friday, August 14, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Computer Lab

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

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Monday, August 17, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch 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: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, August 20, 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...

  • AARP Computer Classes
    When: Friday, August 21, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Computer Lab

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

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Monday, August 24, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch 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: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, August 27, 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...

  • AARP Computer Classes
    When: Friday, August 28, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Florence Branch at Computer Lab

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

  • Job and Career Center
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 9:00 AM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Get help with the basics - finding and filling out online applications,...

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    This 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Email Basics, Microsoft Word Basics, and Social Networking...

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at Computer Lab

    This 4-week series includes Computer and Internet Basics, Email Basics, Microsoft Word Basics, and Social Networking...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

    A class for those who would like one-on-one computer help with everything from the...




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