Summer Reading Program: Children

Sign up for the 2018

Summer Reading Program!

 Babies and children through grade 6 are eligible to register. Register your child for the grade they will enter in the Fall.

After completing 6 hours, redeem your prize at the Children’s Desk.  Each child is able to receive up to three reading logs (6 hours, 12 hours, and 18 hours). Read and redeem your prize at your own pace!

Reading logs are accepted anytime between
May 30 – July 31

Sign up online through Beanstack or with paper logs!  REGISTER TODAY!


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Kids Cruisin’ Lunch Truck

May 29th – August 10th 

Monday – Friday

12:45 – 1:15 PM

Lunch will be provided for FREE to all children (18 and under) along with their guardian(s)

Special Wednesday Programs

May 30

Wildlife Encounters

June 6

Children’s Museum Grossology

June 13

Music From Around the World (Humanities Nebraska)

June 20

Babysitting Clinic Register Today!

June 27

Movie Day

July 11

Christmas in July

July 18

Omaha Symphony Workshop

July 25

Adam White    Magic Show

Storytimes & Programs

Dancing Storytime


All ages are invited to come wiggle, jiggle, and aread in this interactive storytime.

Toddler Storytime

(15 months-3 years)

Enjoy simple songs, creative movement, short stories and more which will all enchance the early literacy skills in your toddler’s life.

Baby Reads

(Birth-15 months)

We will be singing songs, learning rhymes and reading books to help cultivate new readers with free play at the end!

Chapter Storytime

(K-6th grade)

Before lunch, join us for chapter storytime. All books this summer are part of the Magic Treehouse series!

Lego Club

(All Ages)

We supply the LEGOs, and you supply the imagination!

Reading with Morgan

(All Ages)

Morgan is a certified and insured therapy dog who enjoys children reading to her!

Out & About Storytimes

Come join us for storytime at different parks and businesses in the Ralston community. Storytime is geared toward preschoolers, but all ages are welcome!

May 31

Fire Station

7623 Park Dr, Ralston, NE 68127

June 7

Ralston Park

7700 Park Drive, Ralston, NE 68127

June 14

Pet Supplies Plus

9725 Q Street, Omaha, NE 68127

June 21

DO Space

7205 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

June 28

Seymour Smith Park (Splash Park)

6802 Harrison Street, Omaha, NE 68127

July 5

Wildewood Park

8000 Ralston Avenue, Ralston, NE 68127

July 12

Prehistoric Putt

11134 Q Street, Omaha, NE 68137

July 19

Scorz Bowling Alley

7602 Main Street, Ralston, NE 68127

July 26

Main Street Cafe

7614 Main Street, Ralston, NE 68127

Monthly Mini Makers

Every third Saturday of the month, join us for Monthly Mini Makers! We will be using LittleBits which are magnetic circuits that allow you to create your own inventions! Each month we will be designing a new project and testing it out.

Sign up begins July 9th

This program is for children between the ages of 8-14. 

There are only 10 spots available each month so don’t wait to sign up!

This project was supported in part by state aid funding appropriated by the Nebraska Legislature, granted and administered by the Nebraska Library Commission.

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