PJ Library Monthly Summer Story Hour and Craft
Wednesday, June 28th, 11am
We're partnering with PJ Library again to bring you a special PJ Library Story Hour and Craft each last Wednesday of the month at 11am at Green Bean Books. Join us! It's free!
Independence Cake Story Time with Deborah Hopkinson
Thursday, June 29th at 3:30pm
Join us for a reading of the new Independence Cake picture book with award winning author Deborah Hopkinson. Celebrate American independence with this delightful picture book as you travel to Revolutionary America and meet the amazing Amelia Simmons: mother's helper, baker of delectable cakes, and soon-to-be authoress of the first American cookbook. A a festive Fourth of July craft and delicious cupcakes and gluten-free cookies will follow the reading! Free!
Mermaid Story Time & Craft!
Saturday, July 1st, 1pm
Portland's own Una the Mermaid will be at Green Bean Books to share her favorite mermaid stories and help kids with a dazzling mermaid craft! Wear your finest mermaid fins and get ready to splash over to the mermaid parade at the end of July!
Spanish Story Time and Songs with PELP!
Tuesday, July, 11th, 11am
Join for a special Spanish Story Time with songs put on by our talented friends at Portland Early Leaning Project!
Royal Tea Party and Story Time
Saturday, July 15th, 1pm
Join us for a Grand Royal Tea Party and Story Time! Dress-up as your favorite member of the royal party. Will you be a queen, a knight...or a crocodile? Or something else? Royal tea and snacks will be served and stories will be shared along with a craft. Free, but please call to register because space is limited: 503-954-2354
Planet Jupiter Middle Grade Novel Reading with Jane Kurtz
Saturday, July 22nd, 11am
Join author Jane Kurtz for a reading from her new fantastic middle grade novel, Planet Jupiter, set in Portland!
Sunday, July 23rd, 1pm
Do you believe in fairies? Then join us for Fairy Day at Green Bean Books! We'll be reading fairy stories, making fairy crowns, building fairy houses in the garden and eating fairy candy from Candy Babel! Wear your wings! $10 per child. Please call to register: 503-954-2354.
Space limited. Registration opens July 1st.
Hoot & Hank Story Time and Craft
Thursday, July 27th, 3:30pm
Join author Leslie Helakoski for a special story time featuring her new story Hoot and Hank plus many of her other picture books! A free own craft will follow the reading!
Drag Queen Story Time
Saturday, July 29th, 1pm
Drag Queen Story Time was created to inspire creativity, jump starts kids’ imagination, and encourage open and accepting minds. This month, Drag Queen Claire's glitzy presentation shows kids that dress up is for everyone and challenges strict gender definitions. Drag Queen Story Time presents positive gender-fluid role models and a glimpse at a world where people can present as they wish. A free blingy-bobble craft will follow the reading! Free!
Every Tuesday 11-11:30am
Every Thursday 3:30-4pm
New Friday Baby Story Time 10:30am Fridays!
Every Sunday 11-11:30am
unless special event
June book club selection:
graphic novel Brave
by Svetlana Chmakova
Wednesday, June 26th, 4:30pm
Read to a Dog
Sunday, July 2nd, 12-1pm
Spanish Story Time
Tuesday, July 11th,
with Portland Early Learning Project