Adventure Passes

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Passes are available for pickup at Sump Memorial Library. All Adventure Passes are checked out on a first-come, first-served basis; holds are not available for any pass. Each pass checks out for five days with a $5 fee if the pass is lost (zoo passes are the exception to this). Only one pass can be checked out at a time.

The Library has passes for:

  • Fontenelle Forest
  • Heartland Bike Share
  • Lauritzen Gardens
  • Omaha Children's Museum
  • Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Find more information on each pass below. If you are curious whether we have a certain pass currently available, please call our main phone at (402)597-2040.

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Each Fontenelle Forest Pass is labeled with a day of the week (Monday, Tuesday, etc) and must be used on that day of the week. For example: if the pass says Wednesday, the pass must be used on Wednesday. Forest Passes allow entry for two adults and any children under 18 in the household.

Find more information about Fontenelle Forest on their website here:

Fontenelle Forest Passes
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The Library has three Heartland Bike Share passes. Patrons must sign a waiver and be over 18 years old to check out one of the Heartland Bike Share passes. The passes are used directly at the bike dock and not at the kiosk. Bikes must be redocked every hour when using the pass. Each bike has a speedometer, basket that holds up to 20 lbs of cargo and the ability to use electric assistance. 

The closest Heartland Bike Share station to the Library is at the Plaza at City Park. Find all bikes here:

Heartland Bike Share Passes
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The Library has two passes for Lauritzen Gardens. A Lauritzen Gardens pass can be used any of the five days that it is checked out to the patron. The Garden Pass allows entry for two adults and any children under 18 in the household.

Find more information about Lauritzen Gardens on their website here:

Lauritzen Garden Pass
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The Library has one pass for Omaha Children's Museum. The pass grants general access for two adults and six children. The pass cannot be used for any special events or exhibitions and does not provide a discount at the gift shop. Library cards must be shown at the time of entry. Families can only use the pass once per month. 

Find more info on the Omaha Children's Museum on their website here:

Omaha Children's Museum Pass
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The Library has access to 50 Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Passes every two months. These passes will be checked out to full members of the Library for a two month session and can be used once at any point in that two month session. The passes will be checked out on the member's account for the entirety of the two month session and will appear on the account as ZOOPASS#. Passes will allow entry for two adults (18+) and a max of six children. Patrons using the Zoo Pass must also present their library card to Zoo Staff to gain entry.

Session dates:

1st session: October 1 - November 30

2nd session: December 1 - January 31

3rd session: February 1 -  March 31

4th session: April 1 - May 31


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