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Kids' Programs



  • Craft Make & Take
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch at Meeting Room

    Come join us anytime between 1-2:30 to make a craft. Each week we will...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 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.

  • Florence Science Club 3rd +
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 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....

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Thursday, July 30, 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, July 30, 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....

  • Storytime with Childcare Centers
    When: Thursday, July 30, 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, July 30, 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, July 30, 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, July 30, 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...

  • Homeschool Youth Book Club
    When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at West Meeting Room

    This book club welcomes readers in grades 1-6. Registration is required. Sign up with Miss...

  • Thrilling Thursday Lock-ins
    When: Thursday, July 30, 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, July 31, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Friday, July 31, 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, July 31, 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, July 31, 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, July 31, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: W. Clarke Swanson Branch at Story Area

    LEGOS @ Your Library
    When: Friday, July 31, 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, July 31, 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, July 31, 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...

  • Kids Summer Lock-in
    When: Friday, July 31, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: Milton R. Abrahams Branch

    Stay up late and join us for an evening of food, fun and games! Just for kids...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 01, 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...

  • Dad & Me Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 01, 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 OUTSIDE Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 01, 2015 10:30 AM
    Where: Saddlebrook Branch

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

  • Swanson Family Storytime
    When: Saturday, August 01, 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 01, 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...

  • Arts For All: Where Books and Art Meet
    When: Saturday, August 01, 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 02, 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...

  • Toddler Storytime
    When: Monday, August 03, 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....

  • Nature Storytime at Chalco Hills
    When: Monday, August 03, 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...

  • Family Storytime
    When: Monday, August 03, 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 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...

  • 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...




Teen Programs



  • Zumba Fitness
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    Wii Zumba Fitness led by teen librarian Paul Christopherson. This is a lively program, so...

  • Game Time
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 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...

  • LEGO Club
    When: Wednesday, July 29, 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, July 29, 2015 5:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

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

  • DIY Origami
    When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: A. V. Sorensen Branch at Library Teen Area

    Learn the art of folding paper to make a variety of shapes. All...

  • Discovering the Hero in You: The Chrysalides Project
    When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room B

    This program for young ladies will help to empower and teach them financial competency,...


  • Teen Summer Wrap Party
    When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Benson Branch at Meeting Room

    Book Club
    When: Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:00 PM
    Where: Millard Branch at East Meeting Room

    This book club welcomes readers grades 6-12. Join us for a lively discussion of this...

  • Masterminds Chess Club
    When: Friday, July 31, 2015 3:00 PM
    Where: Charles B. Washington Branch at Meeting Room A

    Mastermind Chess Club will sharpen the greatest power of all, the power of your...

  • End of Summer Lock-In with Travis Wizardry
    When: Friday, July 31, 2015 6:00 PM
    Where: South Omaha Library at Conference Room A

    Join us for a fun night of games, food and magic with Travis Wizardry! Please...


  • Friday Night Kick Backs
    When: Friday, July 31, 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...

  • Teen Gaming Saturday
    When: Saturday, August 01, 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....

  • 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,...




Computer Classes



  • Tech Time
    When: Thursday, July 30, 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, July 31, 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, July 31, 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...

  • AARP Computer Basics Series for Older Adults
    When: Monday, August 03, 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...

  • 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...




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