Summer Reading has begun! Yay!
“Dig Into Reading” is for birth – 6th Grade. Pick up new Reading Logs each week on Monday. Read, read, read! We want you to read at least two hours a week! Bring your completed Reading Logs to the library and receive coupons and free books.
“Beneath the Surface” is for 7th – 12th Grade. Pick up a punch card and get a “punch” on your card for every book you read/listen to. For every 5 punches, choose a coupon. Fill your card (25 punches) and turn it in for a free book!
“Groundbreaking Reads” is for adults. Pick up a new bookmark each week and complete a short book review on the back. Return the bookmark for a chance to win a prize in our weekly drawings! The first five participants to return their bookmarks get a special prize!
The Nebraska Chautauqua festival is June 19th‐23rd.
“Dig into the Lauritzen Gardens” is June 25th with refreshments at 5:30pm and the program at 6:00pm. Learn about everything Omaha’s botanical garden and urban oasis has to offer.
“Cattle Towns & Soiled Doves” is June 27th with refreshments at 5:30pm and the program at 6:00pm.. With a twinkle in her eye and a tantalizing sense of humor, the Contessa will deftly transport you to the frontier cow towns with their painted ladies and riveting characters. It’s the Victorian Era on the wild side! Humanities Nebraska provides major funding for this program and receives support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Nebraska State Legislature, Nebraska Cultural Endowment and private donations.
Need help with your homework? Try tutor.com! Students can get help with homework, test preparation and the skills & concepts they are learning in class. Subjects include Math, Science, English, Writing and Social Studies. Tutors are available every day from 3pm-11pm.
To increase the availability and reduce the wait time for popular items, Fine Free Weekends ended June 1st, 2012. Fines will no longer be waived on late items returned over a weekend.
The library converted to a new computer system in April of 2012. Use the Card Number Converter to get your 14-digit library card number if you have not had your card relabeled at the library.
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