Alberta Street Fair Puppet Palooza Station!
Saturday, August 9th, 12-5pm
During the Alberta Street Fair, kids can construct their own puppets out of recycled materials and then put on a show with those creations at the Green Bean Puppet Theater out on our beautiful deck!
The Orchestra Pit Release Party with Johanna Wright!
Tuesday, August 19th, 11am
Portland illustrator and author Johanna Wright reads from her newest children's book, The Orchestra Pit, about a well-meaning snake who accidentally worms his way into an outdoor concert. It'll be music to your ears!
Wednesday, August 20th, 6:30-8pm
If you are a K-6 Teacher, Librarian, or School Counselor, you are invited to attend our annual Educator Night at Green Bean Books.
Share your love of children's books, sip some wine, and socialize with fellow educators and Green Bean booksellers. Come and hear about all the hottest new kids' books of the season, and get great book recommendations for your classroom or school library. There will even be a raffle for Green Bean Books gift certificates and other merchandise! Enjoy your 20% off new books discount in addition to a special 20% discount on used books all on this special night.
This event is free! Register now by calling 503-954-2354!
Saturday, August 23rd, 2pm
Do you delight in dioramas as we do?! Then mark your calendars, Green Bean Books is hosting a special Diorama Day! We’ll have all kinds of crafty supplies to help you make the diorama of your dreams! Choose a book or a story and we’ll help you turn your idea into a miraculous miniature reality!
This Event is free, but space is limited so please call to register: 503-954-2354
Read to a Therapy Dog!
Friday, August 29th, 2-3pm
Our Read to a Therapy Dog program is back! Kids can work on their reading skills and confidence by reading to a gentle therapy dog from Pet Partners. Call to reserve a spot for your child now! 503-954-2354
Matt Holm Graphic Novel Drawing Activity and Q & A!
Saturday, August 30th, 2pm
Calling all aspiring illustrators! Here's your chance to ask questions to bestselling and award-winning- and local!- talent Matthew Holm! He'll talk about his craft before leading a drawing activity for kids!
Aside from the hilarious Babymouse series, his latest works include Squish #6: Fear the Amoeba and a story in Comics Squad: Recess!
Family Book Club!
Wednesday, August 27th, 4-5pm
Green Bean Books continues Family Summer Book Club and will discuss Tui Sutherland's Wings of Fire in August!
Copies of the book will be available at a special discounted price for book club members!
Call 503-954-2354 to Sign-up! FREE!
Every Tuesday 11-11:30am
Every Thursday 3:30-4pm
Read to a Dog
Friday, August 29th,
with Pet Partners
Every Third Friday!
Friday, August 15th,
with Yoga Continuum
Floating Cork Boat
Monday, August 11th,
Make your cork boat
that really floats!
Craft Station is Free!