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Kids' Programs



  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 - Cars!
    When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

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

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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....

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, August 31, 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: Monday, August 31, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, August 31, 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...

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Learn with fun books, songs, fingerplays, crafts and creative movement. Storytimes will be...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 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 Storytime - Astronauts
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    It's Astronaut Day at the library! Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction...

  • Dancing Time
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 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....

  • Preschool Storytime
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 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....

  • Saddlebrook Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 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, 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...

  • Read to a Dog
    When: Tuesday, September 01, 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, September 02, 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, September 02, 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, September 02, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 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, September 02, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 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 Storytime - Astronauts
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Commons Area

    It's Astronaut Day at the library! Join us for stories, creative movement, music and more. Interaction...

  • 1st & 2nd Grade Heroes Book Club
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    This month features the book “Superman: Last Son of Krypton.” This book club meets the first...

  • Summer Storytime
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 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, September 03, 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, September 03, 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, September 03, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, September 03, 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 Storytime
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 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 & Me Storytime
    When: Thursday, September 03, 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...

  • Saddlebrook Print to Popcorn 3-5 Grade Book Club
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    For our first full book club we will be reading and discussing Charlie and the Chocolate...

  • Saddlebrook Music & Movement
    When: Friday, September 04, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Program Room

    Music & Movement focuses on literacy through song, dance and play designed for active toddlers and...

  • Baby & Me Storytime
    When: Friday, September 04, 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
    When: Friday, September 04, 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...

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Friday, September 04, 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...

  • LEGO Club Jr.
    When: Friday, September 04, 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...




Teen Programs



  • 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 Advisory Board
    When: Wednesday, September 02, 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...

  • 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!

  • STD Testing
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Study Room

    Free STD testing by the Douglas County Health Department.

  • Saddlebrook Teen Hangout
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

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

  • Comic & Zine Workshop
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch at Meeting Room

    Explore graphic storytelling through comics & zines. Participants will learn the subversive histories of these...

  • Fit Club
    When: Saturday, September 05, 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, September 05, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and play on a Wii, XBox 360, and PS3. Many games to choose from....

  • Knitting Club
    When: Saturday, September 05, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

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

  • Saddlebrook Teen Book Club
    When: Tuesday, September 08, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    This book club is for young adults and welcomes readers grades 6 and up. Join us...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, September 09, 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 Hangout
    When: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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

  • Saddlebrook Teen Advisory Board
    When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

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

  • Play it: Games and Gaming
    When: Thursday, September 10, 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 Minecraft Competition
    When: Saturday, September 12, 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...

  • Get Crafty: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls
    When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Florence Branch at Meeting Room

    Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by creating and decorating Mexican sugar skulls. This craft involves the...

  • Teen Comic & Zine Workshop
    When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Explore graphic storytelling through comics & zines. Participants will learn the subversive histories of these forms,...

  • Book Club
    When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    If you are a tween or teen and enjoy reading, this is the place to be the...

  • Teen Hangout
    When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Join us on the third Tuesday of every month for fun and games! Enjoy video and board...

  • Minecraft Club
    When: Tuesday, September 15, 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 16, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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

  • Saddlebrook Rainbow Loom
    When: Thursday, September 17, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    Learn to make bracelets out of rubber bands!

  • Teen Book Discussion
    When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Discuss "The Overlord Protocol" by Mark Walden. Invite a friend. Pop and chips will be...

  • Teen Advisory Board
    When: Saturday, September 19, 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...

  • Mobile Gaming Experience
    When: Monday, September 21, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Mobile Gaming Experience (ultimate Mobile Video Game Theater) will be at the library on September 21 from...

  • Mobile Gaming Experience
    When: Monday, September 21, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

    Mobile Gaming Experience (ultimate Mobile Video Game Theater) will be at the library on September 21 from...

  • Saddlebrook Teen Book Club
    When: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:00 PM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch at Teen Room

    This book club is for young adults and welcomes readers grades 6 and up. Join us...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, September 23, 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 Hangout
    When: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at The Zone

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

  • Teen Homeschool Book Discussion
    When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Come and join us talk about The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud. Chips and pop...




Computer Classes



  • 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...

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Job and Career Center
    When: Wednesday, September 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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 09, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

    A class for those who need one-on-one computer help with everything from the basics...

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • AARP E-mail Basics
    When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

    Create a personal e-mail account, compose, send and receive an e-mail and attach photos and...

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Computer Basics
    When: Monday, September 14, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Learn the basic components of the computer including the keyboard, monitor and...

  • Job and Career Center
    When: Wednesday, September 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

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

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • AARP Internet Basics
    When: Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

    Learn how to use the Internet to search effectively.

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, September 17, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

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

  • Genealogists Online
    When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Research your ancestors online! We will cover MyHeritage on September 20, Digital...

  • Internet Basics
    When: Monday, September 21, 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...

  • Job and Career Center
    When: Wednesday, September 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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...

  • E-mail Basics
    When: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 5:30 PM
    Where: W. Dale Clark Main Library at Training Computer Lab

    Create a personal e-mail account and learn to compose, send and receive...

  • Tech Time
    When: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 6:30 PM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Main Level

    A class for those who need one-on-one computer help with everything from the basics...

  • AARP Computer Basics
    When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 9:30 AM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch

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

  • AARP Microsoft Word Basics
    When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:00 AM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Computer Lab

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

  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 4:30 PM
    Where: Millard Branch

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




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