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Kids & Teens

Meet an Omaha Symphony Musician Meet an Omaha Symphony Musician

Learn about the physics of an instrument family, read a story about instruments, and sing and dance while learning about tempo and rhythm.
Learn about the physics of an instrument family, read a story about instruments, and sing and dance while learning about tempo and rhythm.

Events for Teens Events for Teens

Various Locations
Looking for something fun to do, join us for teen movies, hangouts, cooking, clubs, crafts, games and more.
Looking for something fun to do, join us for teen movies, hangouts, cooking, clubs, crafts, games and more.

Novel Planning Workshop for Teens Novel Planning Workshop for Teens

Complete weekly writing assignments and get all the basics in place to finish your novel during National Novel Writing Month in November!
Complete weekly writing assignments and get all the basics in place to finish your novel during National Novel Writing Month in November!

Opera Omaha Visits Storytime Opera Omaha Visits Storytime

Oct 1st - Oct 25th
Celebrate music with a storytime featuring an opera-themed book and opera/vocal activities with an Opera Omaha community artist fellow.
Celebrate music with a storytime featuring an opera-themed book and opera/vocal activities with an Opera Omaha community artist fellow.

Omaha Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month Omaha Picks: Hispanic Heritage Month

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) we've compiled a list of kids books that celebrate the influence of Hispanic…
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) we've compiled a list of kids books that celebrate the influence of Hispanic…

Request your own custom reading list Request your own custom reading list

Looking for a good book? We can help! Tell us what you like to read and we will make a reading list just for you!
Looking for a good book? We can help! Tell us what you like to read and we will make a reading list just for you! Just answer a few questions about what you prefer. Read the books you want, fiction or non-fiction, audiobooks, ebooks and more available at any OPL location.

eReading Room for Teens eReading Room for Teens

Overdrive: Teen eBooks for your computer, mobile device, or eReader.
Overdrive: Teen eBooks for your computer, mobile device, or eReader.

Homework Help Homework Help

All of our locations offer helpful staff, informational databases & other reference materials to help with completing homework.
All of our locations offer helpful staff, informational databases & other reference materials to help with completing homework.

Omaha Children's Museum Omaha Children's Museum

Each of OPL’s 12 locations will have 100 single-use Free Family Admission passes for checkout while supplies last. Click the link to learn…
Each of OPL’s 12 locations will have 100 single-use Free Family Admission passes for checkout while supplies last. Click the link to learn…

Toy Library Toy Library

You can check out toys appropriate for ages birth to 8 through our toy library. Toys can be checked out for three weeks at a time!
Toys in the collection are geared toward children ages 0-8 years. Patrons will find a variety of toys including dolls, musical instruments, building blocks, games and more!

2019 Virginia Frank Contest Winners 2019 Virginia Frank Contest Winners

Friends of the Omaha Public Library honored 12 students in grades 5-8 for their winning stories on April 28, 2019.
Friends of the Omaha Public Library honored 12 students in grades 5-8 for their winning stories on April 28, 2019.

TumbleBook Library TumbleBook Library

Kids, parents, and teachers! Reading is fun with animated talking picture books, videos, puzzles and games, and language learning.
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books designed to teach young children the joys of reading. A child can choose from hundreds of titles, including fiction and nonfiction, chapter books and graphic novels, and even National Geographic videos.

Kids eBooks & audiobooks on Overdrive Kids eBooks & audiobooks on Overdrive

Find eBooks and digital audiobooks just for you. Overdrive: Children’s eBooks, audiobooks, and more, available anytime, anywhere.
eReading room for Kids, borrow eBooks & audiobooks free from our library. It’s an easy, safe & fun way to browse with your child for the digital titles they want to read. Read anytime, anywhere on your phone, tablet or computer.

Downloadable Music on Freegal Free Music Downloads: Freegal

Download four free songs every week, and they're yours to keep. Listen to thousands of artists and tens of thousands of albums,…
Download four free songs every week, and they're yours to keep. Listen to thousands of artists and tens of thousands of albums, including today's biggest hits.

Toy Library Toy Library

You can check out toys appropriate for ages birth to 8 through our toy library. Toys can be checked out for three weeks at a time! We offer…
You can check out toys appropriate for ages birth to 8 through our toy library. Toys can be checked out for three weeks at a time! We offer more than 100 different age appropriate toys, including toys adapted for children with special needs.

Creative writing plays important role Creative writing plays important role

Omaha World-Herald: Omaha Public Library: Creative writing plays important role in kids' literacy development
Omaha World-Herald: Omaha Public Library: Creative writing plays important role in kids' literacy development
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