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Upcoming Events

29 May 2024 KIDS CRUISIN’ KITCHEN | MONDAY-FRIDAY, MAY 29-AUGUST 2, 12:30-1 PM 5/29/2024 - 8/2/2024

KIDS CRUISIN’ KITCHEN | MONDAY-FRIDAY, MAY 29-AUGUST 2, 12:30-1 PM

(No meals June 19 or July 4.)

Sponsored by the Omaha Salvation Army, this program delivers hot, nutritious meals, free of charge, to children 18 years of age and younger. Meals are served on the library lawn. All food must be consumed at the library. Meals can be brought in during inclement weather.

21 Jun 2024 Making Moments Charm-ing Candle; Adult, Ages 18+ 6/21/2024 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us at the library for a candle-making class! Learn how to craft charming jar candles. Here are the details:

Date: Friday, June 21
First Session: 2:30 PM
Age Requirement: 18+. Each participant must register individually.
Registration: Required (Please sign up for only one session)

Register for the 2:30 PM session HERE

21 Jun 2024 Gamefest 6/21/2024 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Gamefest

Friday, June 21 • 3:30-5:15 PM

For teens (12+) going into Grade 7-12 (Fall 2024) + 2024 high school graduates.

Stay cool and hang out with video, tabletop, and ping pong gaming this summer! We have Nintendo Switch and Wii U consoles—plus, a variety of tabletop titles. Super Smash your friends, compete in e-sports, and more!

Friday, June 21 - 3:30-5:15 PM

No registration required. Attendees may bring multiplayer games rated TEEN or below. Note: The library closes at 6:00 PM on Fridays. Please have transport arranged or somewhere to go when the event ends. Parents/guardians MUST provide transport to minors after dark, in inclement weather (this includes high heat), and/or who live a considerable distance away.          

• Participants must be teens (12+) going into Grade 7-12 (Fall 2024). Teens who graduated high school in May 2024 can also participate in another year of YA programming. Unless noted otherwise, all library activities and programs are free.

View/download the full teen Adventure Begins At Your Library Summer Program booklet here: https://bit.ly/bellyaslp2024

 

21 Jun 2024 Making Moments Charm-ing Candle; Adult, Ages 18+ 6/21/2024 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for a candle-making class! Learn how to craft charming jar candles. Here are the details:

Date: Friday, June 21
Second Session: 3:30 PM
Age Requirement: 18+. Each participant must register individually.
Registration: Required (Please sign up for only one session)

Register for the second session HERE

22 Jun 2024 Popsicle Soap (Teen Kit) 6/22/2024

Popsicle Soap (Teen Kit)

For teens (12+) going into Grade 7-12 (Fall 2024) + 2024 high school graduates.

 

Make fun summer soaps using all vegan supplies and mini popsicle molds! Colors and scents vary; sign up for a surprise!

 

Enjoy these summer kits at home! All kits come with secret codes that teens can redeem for custom badges and prize points on Beanstack. Share photos of your completed kits to earn extra prize points!

Kit Pick-Up Starts: June 22

Registration opens June 1 at: https://bit.ly/popsiclesoap

• Participants must be teens (12+) going into Grade 7-12 (Fall 2024). Teens who graduated high school in May 2024 can also participate in another year of YA programming. Unless noted otherwise, all library activities and programs are free.

View/download the full teen Adventure Begins At Your Library Summer Program booklet here: https://bit.ly/bellyaslp2024

 

22 Jun 2024 Cherry Limeade Scrub (Teen Kit) 6/22/2024

Cherry Limeade Scrub (Teen Kit)

For teens (12+) going into Grade 7-12 (Fall 2024) + 2024 high school graduates.

Transform a yummy drink into a moisturizing scrub for your lips!

Enjoy these summer kits at home! All kits come with secret codes that teens can redeem for custom badges and prize points on Beanstack. Share photos of your completed kits to earn extra prize points!

Kit Pick-Up Starts: June 22

Registration opens June 1 at: https://bit.ly/cherrylimeadescrub

• Participants must be teens (12+) going into Grade 7-12 (Fall 2024). Teens who graduated high school in May 2024 can also participate in another year of YA programming. Unless noted otherwise, all library activities and programs are free.

View/download the full teen Adventure Begins At Your Library Summer Program booklet here: https://bit.ly/bellyaslp2024

22 Jun 2024 PAWSITIVE READING | SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 9:30-10:30 AM (15-MINUTE SLOTS) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED 6/22/2024 9:30 AM - 10:30 PM

PAWSITIVE READING | SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 9:30-10:30 AM (15-MINUTE SLOTS) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Sign your child up to share stories with one of our volunteer service animal teams! Archie (Sheltie) and Roger (Corgi) love to be read to. One session per child please. Siblings may read together or in their own time slots.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E054DA8AC2CABFA7-49352548-2024#/

22 Jun 2024 Babysitting Certification Course (#02) 6/22/2024 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Babysitting Certification Course (#02) Saturday, June 22 • 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Become a safe and reliable sitter! The Nebraska Extension Services will provide babysitting certification to 15 students (age 11-18) per course. Learn the basics of child development, safety, nutrition, and more through their Building Better Babysitters program!

Student fee: $10
Register online to see more information about the course, as well as how and when we will accept payment.

Where: Bellevue Public Library

When:
• Saturday, June 22 (10:00 AM-3:00 PM) • Sign up May 20-June 9 at: bit.ly/babysit02

Other Summer Certification Courses:
• Friday, June 7 (10:00 AM-3:00 PM) • Sign up May 1-19 at: bit.ly/babysit01

• Friday, July 5 (10:00 AM-3:00 PM) • Sign up May 20-June 16 at: bit.ly/babysit03

This event series is part of the 2024 Young Adult "Adventure Begins At Your Library" Summer Program. Questions? Please contact Crystal Anderson at: crystal.anderson@bellevue.org

23 Jun 2024 Cartoon Blocks; Adult, Ages 18+ 6/23/2024

This kit includes all the essentials you need to create your own cartoon block, perfect for decorating your space or as a thoughtful gift.

Register HERE

Registration is required & opens on June 23.  Pickup will be available from June 28 - July 12

  • Please note registration is limited to one kit per person.
  • Participants must be 18+. These kits are for participants who are 18 years of age or older.

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24 May 2024

The Adventure Begins At Your Summer Library Program!

Have fun and win prizes all summer long when you read, do activity kits, attend events, enter contests, volunteer, & more!   Teen Summer Program: Adventure Begins At Your Library! For...
13 May 2024

3RD ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE—MINI FLOATS | DROP OFF MONDAY, JUNE 17- MONDAY, JULY 1.

3RD ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE—MINI FLOATS | DROP OFF MONDAY, JUNE 17- MONDAY, JULY 1. This community activity is sponsored by Daughters of the America Revolution Omaha chapter....
13 May 2024

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME | EACH THURSDAY, 10–11 AM | AGES 3-5 WITH HELPFUL ADULT

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME | EACH THURSDAY, 10–11 AM | AGES 3-5 WITH HELPFUL ADULT NOTE: JUN 20 WILL BE PRESENTED IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH BY BELLEVUE EAST SPANISH INSTRUCTOR, PIPER PORRAS. Note:...

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