Library Calendar of Events

(For more information about events, please contact the library.)
* Requires pre-registration
*CSLP denotes a Children's Summer Library Program event
*YSLP denotes a Young Adult Summer Library Program event.


 

Month of May

Sunday, May 21
v Early Sign-up Week begins at the library for the Children's and for the Young Adult 2017 Summer Library programs. Stop by the registration tables to sign up anytime during the library's regular hours. Summer Reading programs officially begin Sunday, May 28.

Tuesday, May 23
v Karaoke program for young adults, 4-6 p.m. at the library.

Wednesday, May 24
v OMAHAGIVES DAY, all day at
the library. Come enjoy activities for all ages and please consider a donation to the Bellevue Library Foundation. Thank you!
v OmahaGives Day Event: "Meet and Greet" with the Pawsitive Reading dogs and their owners
, 10 a.m. at the library.
v OmahaGives Day Event: Kelley Bechen, Essential Oils, will explain about essential oils and their impact on health, 11 a.m. at the library.
v OmahaGives Day Event: Roberta Barr will give a presentation on the Nebraska Parrot Rescue program, 12 p.m. at the library.
v OmahaGives Day Event: Bob Cook will give a presentation on beekeeping, 1 p.m. at the library.
v OmahaGives Day Event: Peapod Balloon Creations will give a presentation on balloon designs, 4 p.m. at the library.
Thursday, May 2
5
v Bellya Volunteer Training (Grades 7-12) to help out with the 2017 Young Adult Summer Reading program, 6:16-6:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday, May 26
v Bellya Volunteer Training (Grades 7-12) to help out with the 2017 Young Adult Summer Reading program, 3-3:30 p.m. at the library.

Saturday, May 27
*CSLP: Kickoff for the Children's 2017 Summer Library Program, featuring Rutiger the Magician, 3 to 3:45 p.m. at the library.
Sunday, May 2
8
v Official start date for the Children's and for the Young Adult 2017 Summer Library Programs: This year's theme is "Build a Better World."
Monday, May 29
v The library will be CLOSED all day in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
v Junior Friends fund-raiser at the Pizza Ranch in Papillion, 4 to 8 p.m. (The Junior Friends will bus the tables for tips and receive 10 % of all sales for this time period).
Tuesday, May 30
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday, May 31
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
v Bellya Volunteer Training (Grades 7-12) to help out with the 2017 Young Adult Summer Reading program, 3:30-4 p.m. at the library.

 

Month of June

Thursday,  June 1
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*Special display of a 1910 Sears Motor Buggy at the library from 1 to 2 p.m. in commemoration of the Nebraska Sesquicentennial. Free refreshments and kids activities. The Sarpy County Museum will provide a hands-on display of artifacts from the early 20th century.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday,  June 2
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*YSLP: YA Matinee Double Feature, 2:30 to 7:03 p.m. at the library. Movies featured will be Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (starting at 2:30 p.m.) and Star Wars: Rogue One (starting at 4:50 p.m.)
Monday, June
5
*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11). 
*CSLP: Falling to Pieces jigsaw puzzle program, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
v Color Me Calm adult coloring program for adults (all supplies provided), 6:30 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday, June 6

*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v Readers Club, 6:30 p.m. at the library. This month's selection is Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal.
Wednesday, June 7
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Art Attack* arts and craft program, 4 to 5 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
Thursday, June 8
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Originals Book Club, 1 p.m. at the library. This month's selection is In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume.
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday, June 9
v Senior Center Book Club, 10 a.m. at the Bellevue Senior Center, 109 W. 22nd Ave. This month's selection is Brooklyn  by Colm Toibin.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
v Origami by Nick* program with new origami projects each month, 2 p.m. at the library. All supplies provided. (*Please register in advance at the circulation desk).
Saturday, June 10
*CSLP: Pawsitive Reading*, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and also 2 to 3 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration is required).
Monday, June
12
*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11). 
*CSLP: Falling to Pieces jigsaw puzzle program, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday, 
June 13
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Storytelling Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday, June 14
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*YSLP: Craftzilla: Saddle-Stitch Booklets* program at the library. Session 1 will be from 3 to 4 p.m. and Session 2 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. (*Pre-registration is required.)
Thursday, June 15
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Thursday Book Club, 3 p.m. at the library. This month's selection is One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus.
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday, June 16
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*YSLP: Gamefest for young adults, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: *Beginner Geocaching, 5 to 7 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
Monday, June 19

*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11). 
*CSLP: Falling to Pieces jigsaw puzzle program, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
v Decoupage Flower Pots* craft program, 6:30 p.m. at the library. All supplies provided. (*Registration at the circulation desk is required).
Tuesday, 
June 20
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday,  June 21
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
v Chain Gang* crochet program for adults, 1 p.m. at the library (Please sign up at the circulation desk).
*CSLP: Art Attack* arts and craft program, 4 to 5 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
Thursday,  June 22
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*YSLP: Craftzilla: Perler Bead Necklaces/Key Chains* program for young adults, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
v Wood Lathing demonstration by Dennis Nygard, 6:30 p.m. at the library. Come early for a chance to receive a free wooden spinning top from Dennis.
Friday, June 23
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
Saturday, June 24
*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
Monday, June 26

*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11). 
*CSLP: Movie Mania Double-Feature, 4 to 8 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday, 
June 27
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
*YSLP: Spaghetti Stix Tower Challenge for young adults, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday,  June 28
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
Thursday, 
June 29
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*YSLP: Marimo Terrarium Workshop* young adults, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
v Medicare 101* presentation with Bob Glaze from Sequent Financial Planning, 6:30 p.m. at the library. FREE program. (*Please register at the circulation desk).
Friday, June 30
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.

Month of July

Monday,
July 3
*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*NO Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program today. 
*CSLP: Falling to Pieces jigsaw puzzle program, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday, July 4
v The library will be CLOSED all day in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
*NO Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program today.   
Wednesday,  July 5
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Art Attack* arts and craft program, 4 to 5 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
Thursday, 
July 6
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*YSLP: Craftzilla: DIY Floam Slime* program for young adults, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday, July 7
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
Saturday, July 8
*CSLP: Pawsitive Reading*, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and also 2 to 3 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration is required).
Monday, July 10
*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11). 
*CSLP: Movie Mania Double-Feature, 4 to 8 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday, 
July 11
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Storytelling Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday,  July 12
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*YSLP: Change the World: "He Named Me Malala," special showing of documentary from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the library -- open to all.
Thursday, 
July 13
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday, July 14
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*YSLP: Gamefest: Wii U Super Smash Bros. Tournament* for young adults, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
*CSLP: *Beginner Geocaching, 5 to 7 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
Monday,
July 17
*CSLP: LEGO® Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Park & Read storytime, 12 to 12:45 p.m. at Washington Park.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11). 
*CSLP: Falling to Pieces jigsaw puzzle program, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday,  July 18
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program begins, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday,  July 19
*CSLP: Community Coloring, all day at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: ChapterChat & Chew, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Art Attack* arts and craft program, 4 to 5 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
*YSLP: Teen Iron Chef* program, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
Thursday, 
July 20
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Butterflies Storytime, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the library.
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Caterpillars Storytime, 7 to 7:45 p.m. at the library.
Friday, July 21
*Kids Cruisin' Kitchen mealtime program, running 12 to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday (through Aug. 11).
*CSLP: Picnic & Play, 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the library.
Saturday, July 22
*YSLP: American Red Cross Babysitting Certification Workshop*, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required).
*CSLP: Children's Summer Library Program Finale featuring Dr. Oxygen, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the library.
 



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