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Kids & Teens

Teen Poetry Workshops Teen Poetry Workshops

Bring your creativity and your interest in slam poetry to these workshops with Nebraska Writers Collective's Louder Than a Bomb coaches.
Bring your creativity and your interest in slam poetry to these workshops with Nebraska Writers Collective's Louder Than a Bomb coaches.

Events for Kids Ages Birth to 5 Events for Kids Ages Birth to 5

Various Locations
Storytimes, crafts, parties and more, all for the little one in your life!
Storytimes, crafts, parties and more, all for the little one in your life!

Homework Help Homework Help

All of our locations offer helpful staff, Live Homework Help® through tutor.com, informational databases & other reference materials.
All of our locations offer helpful staff, Live Homework Help® through tutor.com, informational databases & other reference materials.

Out & About Storytimes Out & About Storytimes

Join us at different parks and places in the Omaha metro area for storytime! Geared toward preschoolers, but all are welcome.
Join us at different parks and places in the Omaha metro area for storytime! Geared toward preschoolers, but all are welcome.

Forensics Speech Workshop Forensics Speech Workshop

Middleschoolers will learn vital speaking skills and competition readiness, as well as how to use these skills in everyday life.
Middleschoolers will learn vital speaking skills and competition readiness, as well as how to use these skills in everyday life.

Wells Fargo Family Festival Wells Fargo Family Festival

Dec 3rd | 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Join Omaha Public Library for a celebration of a love of reading! H.A. Rey's timeless storybook character Curious George will join Omaha Pu…
Join Omaha Public Library for a celebration of a love of reading! H.A. Rey's timeless storybook character Curious George will join Omaha Pu…

A week geared toward teen readers A week geared toward teen readers

Omaha World-Herald: A week geared toward teen readers
Omaha World-Herald: A week geared toward teen readers

Scary Stories for Middle Readers Scary Stories for Middle Readers

recommended by OMAHA KIDS LIBRARIANS
Looking for a scary story? Check out these spooky tales if you dare!
Looking for a scary story? Check out these spooky tales if you dare!

Omaha library gets in on Halloween fun Omaha library gets in on Halloween fun

Omaha World-Herald: Omaha library gets in on Halloween fun with spooky events throughout the month
Omaha World-Herald: Omaha library gets in on Halloween fun with spooky events throughout the month

TumbleBook Library TumbleBook Library

Kids, parents, and teachers! Reading is fun with animated talking picture books, videos, puzzles and games, and language learning.
Kids, parents, and teachers! Reading is fun with animated talking picture books, videos, puzzles and games, and language learning.

Bullying and Cyberbullying Bullying and Cyberbullying

recommended by OMAHA TEEN LIBRARIANS
Identify and protect yourself from bullies - in person and online. Don't lose hope - there is someone to talk to!
Identify and protect yourself from bullies - in person and online. Don't lose hope - there is someone to talk to!

Little Pim Little Pim

Mango Language's Little Pim language program for kids makes it fun and easy for kids ages 6 months to 6 years to learn a second language.
Mango Language's Little Pim language program for kids makes it fun and easy for kids ages 6 months to 6 years to learn a second language.

Explora for Elementary Students Explora for Elementary School Students

Browse by broad topic areas or search by any topic for full text popular magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and other resources.
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

2017 Virginia Frank Contest Winners 2017 Virginia Frank Contest Winners

Friends of the Omaha Public Library honored 12 students in grades 5-8 for their winning essays on April 23, 2017.
Friends of the Omaha Public Library honored 12 students in grades 5-8 for their winning essays on April 23, 2017.

Photos from Summer Reading Program 2017 Photos from Summer Reading Program 2017

Hosting so many fun activities for Summer Reading Program means we have tons of great photos to share from OPL's 12 branches and other events across Omaha! Photos are always posted to the OPL Flickr page, but this album highlights some of our favorites from SRP 2017 so far!
Hosting so many fun activities for Summer Reading Program means we have tons of great photos to share from OPL's 12 branches!

Photos: Storybook Land 2017 Photos: Storybook Land 2017

Storybook Land 2017 brought some of our favorite children's book characters to life on Sunday, April 30. We were visited by Amelia Bedelia, Elephant and Piggie, Maisy, Pinkalicious, Pout Pout Fish, Tacky the Penguin, Very Hungry Caterpillar and our beloved Scamper!
Storybook Land 2017 brought some of our favorite children's book characters to life on Sunday, April 30.
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