OPL Summer Reading Program Booklet 2019

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Summer Reading Program June 1-July 31, 2019

Presented by the

Richard brooke Foundation

Look inside to discover free, fun activities for every age group all summer long!

Visit omahalibrary.org FOR COMPLETE DETAILS & registration INFORMATION.


Thank you

to our sponsors!

Omaha Public Library thanks all organizations who help make summer reading programming and prizes possible.

Presenting sponsor Richard Brooke Foundation PremierCoxsponsors Mutual of Omaha Sokolof Foundation in memory of Richard Rosinsky Special Donor-Advised Fund of the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation

Additional support from  Omaha Public Library Foundation Friends of Omaha Public Library

In-kind sponsors Bruegger’s Bagels City of Omaha Parks & Recreation Fat Brain Toys Friends of OPL Grover Ice

Jimmy’s Egg Lauritzen Gardens Omaha Children’s Museum Omaha Public Schools Omaha Storm Chasers Papio Fun Park

PizzaWest SONIC Drive-In Swimtastic That Pottery Place The Bookworm The Rose Theater

kids' & Teens' Prize pack Prizes available beginning June 1, while supplies last.

• Coupon sheet • Book • Choice of book bag or earbud splitter/stand

Book Bag

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• Storm Chasers voucher (for an 8/7 or 8/11 game)

• Entry into a drawing for gift cards

Earbud Splitter/Stand


Program details

Kids' & teens' program Get a prize pack by reading or

Adults' program Read or listen for 10 hours to receive

listening for 10 hours. Log time each week for additional chances to win drawing prizes, including gift cards.

your choice of a book bag or earbud splitter/stand, voucher for a book, and entry into a drawing for gift cards.

Kickoff parties

Library night with the Omaha Storm Chasers

Fri | May 31 | 10:30 am–12:30 pm Elkhorn Branch & Main Library

Sat | June 1 | 1–3 pm All other OPL locations

Wed | Aug 7 or Sun | Aug 11

Use your voucher to watch a game with other super readers!

OPL locations

W. Dale Clark Main Library

Saddlebrook Branch

Milton R. Abrahams Branch

A.V. Sorensen Branch

Benson Branch

South Omaha Library

Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch

W. Clarke Swanson Branch

Florence Branch

Charles B. Washington Branch

Millard Branch

Willa Cather Branch

215 S. 15th St. | 402.444.4800

5111 N. 90th St. | 402.444.6284 6015 Binney St. | 402.444.4846

2100 Reading Plz. | 402.289.4367

2920 Bondesson St. | 402.444.5299 13214 Westwood Ln. | 402.444.4848

14850 Laurel Ave. | 402.444.5780 4808 Cass St. | 402.444.5274 2808 Q St. | 402.444.4850

9101 W. Dodge Rd. | 402.444.4852 2868 Ames Ave. | 402.444.4849 1905 S. 44th St. | 402.444.4851

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table of Contents

Animals........................................................................... 5 Arts & Crafts............................................................. 5-6 Book Clubs...................................................................... 7 Celebrations & Parties.................................................. 8 Community Involvement............................................... 8 Education & Life Skills................................................... 9 Entertainment............................................................9-10 Food & Cooking......................................................... 10-11 Gaming....................................................................... 11-12 Genealogy & History.....................................................12 Literacy & Learning.......................................................12 Lock-Ins..........................................................................13 STEM...........................................................................13–-15 Out & About Storytimes..........................................16-17 Special Storytimes..................................................17-18 Weekly Storytimes...................................................18-19 4

 Kids

 Teens

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


Animals 4-H Farm Animal Petting Zoo  Wed | June 26 | 2 pm Swanson Branch

Exotic Animals with Gifford Farms  Tues | June 11 | 1:30 pm Willa Cather Branch

Farm Animals with Gifford Farms  Tues | July 9 | 1:30 pm Willa Cather Branch

Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery  Thurs | June 20 | 2 pm Washington Branch

Papio NRD: Animal Adaptations  Tues | July 9 | 1 pm Florence Branch

Papio NRD: Bugs 

Mon | June 3 | 1:30 pm South Omaha Library

Papio NRD: Owls 

Thurs | June 13 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Papio NRD: Scaled Tails 

Wed | June 26 | 1:30 pm Benson Community Center • 6008 Maple St.

Wildlife Encounters  Mon | June 17 | 1:30 pm South Omaha Library Wed | June 26 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch Thurs | July 18 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch Wed | July 24 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch Wed | July 31 | 2 pm Swanson Branch

Arts & crafts Art Time! Acrylic Galaxy R Tues | June 25 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Art Time! Space Face  Tues | July 23 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Astrology Exploration  Thurs | June 13 | 5:30 pm South Omaha Library

Beginner Crocheting R

Sat | June 8 & July 6 | Noon Millard Branch

Books to Art 

Sat | July 6 | 1 pm South Omaha Library

Button Making 

Tues | June 11 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch Thurs | June 27 | 2 pm Millard Branch Thurs | July 25 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Button Making & Shrinky Dinks  Wed | June 19 | 2 pm Florence Branch

Cartooning R

Thurs | June 20 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Clean Out the Craft Closet  Fri | July 26 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Create It! 

Mon | July 15 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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Arts & crafts Creative MakerSpace at Omaha Summer Arts Festival  Sat | June 8 | 1–4 pm Main Library

DIY Cosmic Bath Bombs & Bar Soap R

Gravity Mural R

Wed | July 3 11 am for child care centers 1:30 pm for families Benson Branch

Interstellar Crafts & Activities 

Tues | June 4 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Tues | June 11 | 10:15 am Main Library

DIY Solar System Jewelry 

Kites R

Tues | July 2 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Galaxy Group Collage  Fri | June 7 | 3 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Light Painting 

Thurs | July 11 | 5:30 pm South Omaha Library

Galaxy Jars R Fri | July 5 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Messy Morning 

Sat | June 29 & July 20 | 11 am Saddlebrook Branch

Get Crafty 

Tuesdays at 11 am Saddlebrook Branch June 4 June 11 June 18 June 25 July 2 July 9 July 16 July 23 July 30

Pom Pom Planets R

Painting Stars Make a Moon Slinky Dog Alien Spacecraft Geometric Yoda Name Rockets Solar System Mobiles Suncatchers Galaxy Slime

Get Crafty 

Mon | June 17 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Seed Bombs 

Tues | June 4 | 1 pm Florence Branch

Space Art R

Wed | July 10 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Space Moon Globes R

Thursdays at 2 pm Millard Branch June 6 June 20 July 11 July 25

Wed | July 17 11 am for child care centers 1:30 pm for families Benson Branch

Wed | June 12 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Shrinky Dinks Galaxy Soap Galaxy Slime Space Wall Art

Mon | July 22 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Starry Night Chalk Art  Fri | June 21 | 3 pm Saddlebrook Branch

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 Kids

 Teens

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


Book Clubs 2nd Tuesday Evening Book Club 

Fic to Flick R

3rd Thursday Book Club 

“I Survived” Book Club 

4th Thursday Evening Book Club 

Jolly Neighbors 50+ Book Club 

4th Tuesday Book Club 

Lunch Bunch Book Club 

4th Wednesday Afternoon Book Club 

Plains Pages Book Club 

Tues | June 11 & July 9 | 6 pm Abrahams Branch

Thurs | June 20 & July 18 | 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch Thurs | June 27 & July 25 | 6 pm Abrahams Branch Tues | June 25 & July 23 | 1 pm Swanson Branch

Wed | June 26 & July 24 | 1 pm Abrahams Branch

4th Wednesday Book Club 

Wed | June 26 & July 24 | 4:30 pm Florence Branch

50+ Book Club 

Tues | June 4 & July 2 | 10:30 am Saddlebrook Branch

Afternoon Book Club 

Thurs | June 6 & July 11 | 1:30 pm Elkhorn Branch

Books & Bagels Book Club 

Thurs | June 6 & July 11 | 10:30 am Benson Branch

Chat ‘n Chew Book Club 

Wed | June 12 & July 10 | Noon Main Library

Tues | June 18 | 1–4 pm Millard Branch Thurs | June 27 & July 25 | 4:30 pm Sorensen Branch Wed | June 19 & July 17 | 12:30 pm Elkhorn Branch Thurs | June 27 & July 25 | Noon Main Library Sat | June 15 & July 20 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Swanson Swingers Book Club  Thurs | June 13 & July 11 | 10 am Swanson Branch

Under the Dundee Sun Book Club  Tues | June 4 & July 2 | 4:30 pm Sorensen Branch

Whodunnit Mystery Book Club  Thurs | June 13 & July 11 | 6:30 pm Willa Cather Branch

Willa Cather Book Club 

Tues | June 25 & July 23 | 6:30 pm Willa Cather Branch

Young Adult Book Club R

Mondays at 3 pm June 10 & 24 and July 8 & 22 Millard Branch

Exercise & Read Book Club 

Wed | June 19 & July 17 | 11:30 am Florence Branch

Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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Celebrations & Parties Bubble Dance Party 

Board of Trustees Meeting 

Elkhorn Days Fun & Games 

Wed | July 17 | 5 pm Willa Cather Branch

Mon | June 10 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Wed | June 19 | 5 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Fri | June 7 | 10 am Elkhorn Branch

Friends of OPL Book Sale 

1st Saturdays (June 1 & July 6) and Thursdays (except July 4) | 10 am–3 pm Swanson Branch

Family Dance Party 

Wed | June 5 & July 3 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch

July/August Exhibition Opening Reception Featuring Buck Christensen & Betni Kalk 

Hydrant & Bubble Party  Wed | July 3 | 10:30 am Florence Branch

Fri | July 5 | 4-6 pm Artist discussion at 5 pm Michael Phipps Gallery • 1st floor Main Library

Hydrant Party 

Wed | July 31 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Library On-The-Go: Spring Lake Park 

International Day 

Mondays at 6 pm June 3 & 17 and July 1 & 15 Spring Lake Park • 4020 Hoctor Blvd.

National Dance Day Dance Party 

South Omaha Library Entity Board Meeting 

Fri | June 14 | 11 am–4 pm Millard Branch Sat | July 27 | 1 pm Abrahams Branch

Tues | July 9 | 4 pm South Omaha Library

Shark Party! 

Teen Advisory Board 

Sat | July 20 | 11 am South Omaha Library

Sat | June 8 & July 13 | 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Summer Luau Party 

Sat | June 15 & July 20 | 2 pm R Millard Branch

Tues | July 16 | 1 pm Florence Branch

Thurs | June 20 & July 11 | 4 pm Washington Branch

Summer Reading Program Finale Party 

Young Artist Exhibition 

Wed | July 31 | 10:30 am Main Library

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Community involvement

 Kids

 Teens

Fri & Sat | June 7 & 8 | 10 am–5 pm Sun | June 9 | 1–3:30 pm Main Library

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


Education & Life Skills Babysitting Clinic R Ages 11+ Fri | June 14 | 10:30 am–3 pm Abrahams Branch

Fri | June 28 | 10:30 am–3 pm Elkhorn Branch

Entertainment Anime Club 

Thursdays at 4 pm June 13 & 27 and July 11 & 25 Washington Branch

Astronaut Boot Camp R

Fri | July 19 | 10:30 am–3 pm Swanson Branch

Wednesday, July 24 11 am for child care centers 1:30 pm for families Benson Branch

Build Your Own First Aid Kit R

Be a Star! Program 

Firefighters Visit Millard Branch 

Bubble Mania 

Judo: Martial Arts in Action 

Escape Room R Ages 10-15

Water Safety with Josh the Otter 

Escape Rooms R

Mon | June 24 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch Mon | June 3 | 1 pm Millard Branch

Wed | June 12 | 1:30 pm Benson Community Center • 6008 Maple St. Thurs | June 6 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Tues | June 4 | 10:15 am Main Library

Tues | July 9 | 10:30 am Columbus Park • 1515 S. 24th St. Thurs | June 20 | 5:30 pm South Omaha Library

Fri | June 21 & July 26 | 1–4 pm Millard Branch

Explore & Play 

Thursdays (except July 4) at 10 am Abrahams Branch Fridays at 10:30 am Millard Branch Fridays at 3 pm Benson Branch

Greatest Puppet Show 

Thurs | June 20 | 2 & 2:45 pm Abrahams Branch

Jeff Quinn Magic Show  Tues | June 11 | 1 pm Florence Branch

Wed | June 12 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch Thurs | June 13 | 1 & 3 pm Elkhorn Branch Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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Food & Cooking

Entertainment Jeff Quinn Magic Show  continued Fri | June 14 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Astronaut Food R

Thurs | June 27 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Thurs | June 6 | 5:30 pm South Omaha Library

Mon | July 1 | 1:30 pm South Omaha Library

Astronaut Rations  Thurs | June 27 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Mon | July 8 | 1 pm Millard Branch

Breakfast in Space R

Wed | July 10 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Thurs | June 20 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Tues | July 30 | 6:30 pm Elkhorn Branch

Custom Ice Cream R

Lisa Laird Ventriloquist Show  Mon | June 17 | 1 pm Millard Branch

Thurs | July 11 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Donuts & Waffles R Thurs | June 13 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Live Music Wednesday  Wednesdays at 10 am Millard Branch

Galaxy Cupcakes R

June 12 June 19 June 26 July 10 July 17

Galaxy Donuts & Pops R

Dance Bagpipes Accordion Handbell Concert Electric Instruments

Movie Night 

Thurs | June 13 & July 11 | 6–8:30 pm Abrahams Branch

Storytelling Through Dance Workshop R Wed | July 10 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Tues | July 16 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch Thurs | June 13 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Gourmet Popcorn  Thurs | July 18 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Ice Cream Extravaganza  Sat | June 22 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Ice Cream Science R

What’s Your Sign? A Reading Horoscope 

Fri | July 12 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Sat | June 22 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Make Your Own Ice Cream  Wed | July 24 | 2 pm Florence Branch

Winnie the Pooh Stuffed Animal Picnic  Tues | July 23 | 1 pm Florence Branch

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 Kids

 Teens

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


Food & Cooking Out of This World Cookie Decorating  Wed | July 10 | 2 pm Florence Branch

Pedal Your Way to Healthy Snacking  Tues | June 18 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Pizza! 

Thurs | July 18 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Planetary Food 

Gaming DropMix Music 

Thurs | June 20 | 6 pm Abrahams Branch

Dungeons & Dragons Club R Saturdays at 2 pm June 15 & 29 and July 6 & 20 Sorensen Branch

Family Minute to Win It  Sat | June 22 | 2 pm South Omaha Library

Game Time 

Tuesdays at 2 pm Sorensen Branch

Thurs | July 18 | 5:30 pm South Omaha Library

June 11 Nintendo Switch July 9 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Teen Food & Fun 

Life-Sized Games 

Fridays at 1:30 pm Main Library June 14 June 28 July 12 July 26

Make Your Own Ice Cream Space Food Olympics Galaxy Slime TBA

Fri | June 28 | 3 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Tues | June 11 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Magic: The Gathering Club  Fridays at 4 pm Millard Branch

Mario Kart Tournament R Tues | July 16 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Minecraft Saturday R

Sat | June 1 & July 6 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Retro Game Night 

Thurs | June 27 & July 25 | 5:30 pm South Omaha Library

Super Smash Bros. Tournament R Wed | June 12 | 2-5 pm Millard Branch

Teen Gaming 

Wed | June 5 | 2 pm Florence Branch Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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Gaming Teen Gaming  continued Fri | June 14 | 3 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Literacy & Learning Chapter Book Read Aloud 

Sat | June 15 and July 6 & 20 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Tuesdays in June and July 9 & 23 | 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Sat | June 22 & July 27 | 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Read to a Dog  Sundays at 4 pm Abrahams Branch

Sat | July 6 | 2 pm Florence Branch

Genealogy & History Finding the British Origins of Your Colonial Ancestors: 1629-1774 R

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm R Millard Branch Thursdays at 10:30 am R June 13 & 27 and July 11 & 25 Sorensen Branch Thursdays at 3 pm R June 13 & 27 and July 11 & 25 Millard Branch

Sun | June 2 | 2 pm Main Library

Sat | June 15 & July 20 | 1 pm Swanson Branch

Genealogy Workshop 

Mon | June 17 | 10:30 am R Millard Branch

Fri | June 7 & July 5 | 10 am Millard Branch Fri | June 14 & July 12 | 10 am Abrahams Branch

Picture Perfect: Preserving Your Family Photographs R Sat | July 13 | 2 pm Main Library

Teen Creative Writing Club  Tues | July 30 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Teen Poetry Workshop Featuring Louder Than a Bomb Artists R Sat | June 8 | 1:30 pm Millard Branch

Sat | July 13 | 1:30 pm Abrahams Branch

Thespians in Training R

Tues–Fri | June 18–21 | 3–5 pm Saddlebrook Branch

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 Kids

 Teens

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


STEM

Lock-Ins A signed parental permission form is required.

Escape Room Lock-In R

Astronaut Boot Camp & Planetarium 

Escape Room Lock-In R

Bots & Blocks 

Gaming Lock-In R

Build It! 

Gaming Lock-In R Ages 12-18

Building Blocks Drones 

Fri | June 28 | 6:30–9 pm Abrahams Branch

Catapults, Rockets & More! R

Thurs | July 11 | 6:30–8:30 pm Washington Branch Fri | July 12 | 6:30–9 pm Washington Branch

Thurs | June 6 | 6:30–8:30 pm Washington Branch Fri | June 7 | 6:30–9 pm Washington Branch

Nerf Lock-In R

Fri | June 14 | 6–9 pm Benson Branch Fri | June 28 | 6–9 pm Sorensen Branch Sat | July 13 | 7–10 pm Millard Branch

Science Fiction Lock-In R Sat | June 15 | 7–10 pm Millard Branch Fri | July 19 | 6–9 pm Benson Branch

Space Boot Camp Lock-In R Fri | July 12 | 6:30–8:30 pm Abrahams Branch

Fri | June 21 | 2 pm Sorensen Branch

Tues | June 18 | 1 pm Florence Branch Mon | July 8 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch Thurs | July 18 | 6 pm Abrahams Branch Wed | June 26 | 2 pm Millard Branch

DIY Galaxy Slime

Mon | June 3 | 2 pm R Abrahams Branch Thurs | June 13 | 2 pm R Saddlebrook Branch Thurs | June 27 | 1 pm R Willa Cather Branch Wed | July 10 | 2:30 pm R Mallory Kountze Planetarium 6001 Dodge St. Thurs | July 11 | 2 pm  Millard Branch Fri | July 12 | 1:30 pm  Main Library Tues | July 16 | 2 pm  Florence Branch Fri | July 19 | 1 pm R Sorensen Branch Tues | July 30 | 11 am  Saddlebrook Branch Wed | July 31 | 2:30 pm R Elkhorn Branch

Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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STEM Dr. Oxygen Science Show 

K-2nd STEM R

Wed | June 19 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch

June 6 June 13 June 20 June 27 July 11 July 18 July 25

Tues | June 18 | 9:15 & 10:15 am Main Library

Thurs | June 27 | 1 & 3 pm Elkhorn Branch Thurs | July 11 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch Mon | July 15 | 1:30 pm South Omaha Library

Wednesdays at 2:30 pm Elkhorn Branch

Thurs | July 18 | 2 pm Washington Branch

June 5 June 12 June 19 June 26 July 3 July 10

Fly It! R

Mon | July 29 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

Fun with STEM R

Digestion Investigation  Galaxy Slime  Kitchen Experiments  DNA Exploration 

Grades 3-6 STEM R Thursdays at 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Minifigure Rescue Galaxy Slime Set Design Moon Base Design & Construction Sphero Robots Construction

 Teens

LEGO Club 

Tuesdays at 10 am Elkhorn Branch Tues | June 25 & July 23 | 4:30 pm South Omaha Library

Moon Exploration 

Mon | July 22 | 1:30 & 6 pm South Omaha Library

Planetarium & Seeing Stars R Wed | July 24 | 2 pm Millard Branch

Tues | June 25 | 1 pm Florence Branch

 Kids

Planetarium • 6001 Dodge St.

Saturdays (except June 1) at 11 am Abrahams Branch

Jump to Jupiter & Beyond 

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Gardening in Space Coding without a Computer Robot Exploration & Creation DIY Galaxy Crayons & Jewelry Egg Drop Challenge Galaxy Slime at Mallory Kountze

July 17 Basics of Stop Motion July 24 Circuits July 31 Galaxy Slime

Thursdays at 1 pm Willa Cather Branch

June 6 June 13 June 20 June 27 July 11 July 25

Brain Flakes & LEGO Bricks Coding Theater Straws & Connectors Make Your Own Robot Space Exploration with Omaha Symphony Explore STEM

Learning STEM R

Wed | July 17 | 1 pm Saddlebrook Branch

June 6 June 27 July 11 July 25

Thursdays at 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Robot Tag 

Thurs | June 6 | 6 pm Abrahams Branch

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


STEM Rock Exploration 

Tues | June 25 | 10:15 am Main Library

Rocket Power: Balloon Rockets  Mon | June 24 | 1:30 & 6 pm South Omaha Library

Rocket Power: Pool Noodle Rockets 

Mon | July 8 | 1:30 & 6 pm South Omaha Library

Seuss-sational Science 

Wed | June 19 | 1:30 pm Benson Community Center • 6008 Maple St.

Telescopes & Sky Viewing with the Omaha Astronomical Society  Weather permitting

Thurs | July 18 | 8 pm South Omaha Library

Telescopes at the Library  Wed | July 10 | 7:30 pm Millard Branch

Under Pressure with the SAC Museum 

Tues | June 4 | 1:30 pm Willa Cather Branch

Simple Flying Machines 

Wed | June 5 | 1:30 pm Benson Community Center • 6008 Maple St.

Fri | June 28 | 1 pm Sorensen Branch

Thurs | July 25 | 2 pm Abrahams Branch

STARLab Mobile Planetarium 

VEX IQ Robotics R Ages 7-11

Thurs | June 6 | 6 pm South Omaha Library

Tuesdays in July | 1 pm Swanson Branch

Tues | June 18 | 1:30 pm R Willa Cather Branch Mon | July 22 | Noon–6 pm R

Six presentations; one each hour on the hour

Millard Branch

Stomp Rockets

Thurs | June 6 | 1 pm  Sorensen Branch Mon | June 10 | 1:30 & 6 pm  South Omaha Library

Stomp Rockets & 3-D Pen  Tues | July 9 | 1:30 pm Benson Branch

Stomp Rockets & Paper Airplanes  Sat | July 20 | 2 pm Florence Branch

Stomp Rockets & LEGO Boost  Thurs | July 25 | 6 pm Abrahams Branch

Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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STorytimes

Out & About Storytimes Mon | June 3 | 10:30 am

Wed | June 26 | 10 am

Thurs | June 6 | 10:30 am

Wed | June 26 | 10 am

Chalco Hills Natural Resources Center 8901 S. 154th St.

Lawrence Youngman Lake 800 N. 192nd St. Hitchcock Park • 4220 Q St.

Regency Park 9808 Harney Parkway South

Thurs | June 27 | 10:30 am

Fri | June 7 | 6 pm

Featuring a performance by Kids on the Block

Gifford Park Neighborhood Market 520 N. 33rd St.

Pipal Park Playground • Pipal Park St. 78th & W. Center Rd.

Wed | June 12 | 10 am

Fri | June 28 | 10:30 am

Thurs | June 13 | 10:30 am

Mon | July 1 | 10:30 am

Whitehawk Lake Park • 3961 S. 194th St.

Do Space • 7205 Dodge St.

Elmwood Park Pavilion • 802 S. 60th St.

Chalco Hills Natural Resources Center 8901 S. 154th St.

Fri | June 14 | 10 am R

Tues | July 2 | 10 am

with Omaha Symphony

Lauritzen Gardens • 100 Bancroft St.

Fri | June 14 | 10:30 am

Hardy Coffee Co. • 6051 Maple St.

Sat | June 15 | 10:30 am

City Sprouts South • 1815 N St.

Tues | June 18 | 10:30 am

Hummel Park Nature Center 3033 Hummel Rd.

Wed | July 3 | 10 am

Stone Ridge Splash Park 4655 N. 163rd St.

Fri | July 5 | 6 pm

Joslyn Art Museum • 2200 Dodge St.

Gifford Park Neighborhood Market 520 N. 33rd St.

Wed | June 19 | 10 am

Wed | July 10 | 10 am

Thurs | June 20 | 9:15 am

Wed | July 10 | 10 am

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park • 905 Elkhorn Dr. Cups Café • 1502 S. 10th St.

Seymour Smith Park • 6802 Harrison St. Pacific Springs Park • 1024 S. 174th St.

Thurs | June 20 | 10:30 am

Omaha Conservatory of Music 7023 Cass St.

Wed | June 26 | 9:30 am

Toy Story 4 at Marcus Majestic Cinema 14304 W. Maple Rd.

Thurs | July 11 | 10:30 am Regency Park 9808 Harney Parkway South

Fri | July 12 | 10 am R

Lauritzen Gardens • 100 Bancroft St.

Limited seating. First-come, first-served. Details at omahalibrary.org.

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 Kids

 Teens

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


STorytimes

Out & About Storytimes Fri | July 12 | 10:30 am

City Sprouts South • 1815 N St.

Tues | July 16 | 10:15 am

Turner Park • 3110 Farnam St.

Tues | July 16 | 10:30 am

Joslyn Art Museum • 2200 Dodge St.

Wed | July 17 | 10 am

Special Storytimes A Dump Truck Visits Storytime  Mon | June 10 | 1 pm Millard Branch

Chapter Book Read Aloud 

Tuesdays in June and July 9 & 23 | 2 pm Saddlebrook Branch

Curious George Visits Storytime 

Fire Station #71 • 20474 Laramie Rd.

Sat | June 8 | 10:30 am Willa Cather Branch

Thurs | July 18 | 9:15 am

Mon | June 10 | 10:30 am Abrahams Branch

Thurs | July 18 | 10:30 am

Tues | June 11 | 10:30 am South Omaha Library

Cups Café • 1502 S. 10th St.

With Llama Llama costume character

Stinson Park • 2285 S. 67th St.

Wed | June 12 | 10:30 am Main Library

Wed | July 24 | 10 am

Thurs | June 13 | 10:15 am Benson Community Center • 6008 Maple St.

Glacier Creek Preserve • 14810 State St.

Thurs | July 25 | 10:30 am

Motto McLean Ice Arena • 5015 S. 45th St.

Fri | July 26 | 10:30 am

Do Space • 7205 Dodge St.

Wed | July 31 | 10 am

Hy-Vee • 3410 N. 156th St.

Fri | June 14 | 10:30 am Florence Branch Sat | June 15 | 10:30 am Saddlebrook Branch

Llama Llama Visits Storytime  Fri | July 12 | 10:30 am Florence Branch

Sat | July 13 | 10:15 am Benson Branch Mon | July 15 | 10:30 am Millard Branch Tues | July 16 | 10:30 am Washington Branch Wed | July 17 | 10:30 am Main Library Thurs | July 18 | 10:30 am Stinson Park • 2285 S. 67th St. Fri | July 19 | 10:30 am Willa Cather Branch Sat | July 20 | 10:30 am Sorensen Branch

Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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STorytimes

Special Storytimes Music & Movement Storytime  Wed | June 19 | 10:15 am Main Library

Omaha Police Visit Storytime  Tues | June 11 | 10:30 am Washington Branch

Weekly Storytimes Mondays 9:30 am Family Storytime Millard Branch

10 am Family Storytime

Mon | June 24 | 1 pm Millard Branch

Elkhorn Branch

10:30 am Family Storytime

Tues | July 9 | 10:30 am South Omaha Library

Omaha Symphony Visits Storytime  Fri | June 7 | 11 am Sorensen Branch

Thurs | June 13 | 10:30 am Elmwood Park Pavilion • 802 S. 60th St. Tues | July 2 | 10:30 am South Omaha Library

Abrahams Branch Millard Branch (except June 3 & July 1)

Tuesdays 9:30 am Baby Storytime Millard Branch

10 am Dancing Storytime

Mon | July 8 | 10:30 am Millard Branch

Abrahams Branch

10:30 am Family Storytime

Tues | July 9 | 10 am Abrahams Branch

Millard Branch Saddlebrook Branch South Omaha Library Washington Branch

Wed | July 10 | 10:30 am Willa Cather Branch Thurs | July 11 | 3 pm R Elkhorn Branch

Music & Movement Storytime Willa Cather Branch

Thurs | July 18 | 10:15 am Benson Branch

Storytime Under the Night Sky  Wed | June 12 | 7 pm Abrahams Branch

Wednesdays 9:30 am Baby Storytime Millard Branch

Music & Movement Storytime Swanson Branch

10:15 am Family Storytime

June 5 & 26 and July 3, 10 & 24 Main Library

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 Kids

 Teens

 Adults

 All ages

R Registration required


STorytimes

Weekly Storytimes Wednesdays 10:30 am Baby Storytime

continued

Swanson Branch

Fridays 9:30 am Baby Storytime Millard Branch

Family Storytime

Music & Movement Storytime

Toddler Storytime

10:30 am Baby Storytime

Millard Branch Willa Cather Branch Sorensen Branch

Saddlebrook Branch

Sorensen Branch

6:30 pm Bilingual Storytime

Family Storytime

South Omaha Library

Florence Branch Swanson Branch

7 pm Family PJ Storytime

Music & Movement Storytime

Florence Branch

Thursdays 9:30 am Baby Storytime

except July 4

Benson Branch Saddlebrook Branch

Family Storytime Millard Branch

10 am Music & Movement Storytime Elkhorn Branch

10:15 am Family Storytime Benson Branch

10:30 am Baby Storytime

Saddlebrook Branch

Saddlebrook Branch

Saturdays 9:30 am Baby Storytime

Benson Branch (except July 27)

Family Storytime Elkhorn Branch

10:15 am Dad & Me Storytime

Elkhorn Branch (except June 8)

Family Storytime

Benson Branch (except July 20 & 27)

10:30 am Family Storytime

Florence Branch Saddlebrook Branch Sorensen Branch Swanson Branch

Family Storytime Millard Branch

11 am Baby Storytime

Willa Cather Branch Visit omahalibrary.org for complete program details and registration information. Groups of 10 or more, please contact the library in advance.

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