Potato Pants! Story Time with Laurie Keller!
Sunday, October 7th, 11am
Join us for a hilarious Potato Pants! Story Time with the delightful author/illustrator Laurie Keller! A very pleasant potato craft will follow the reading! YAY!
Pearl Story Time with Molly Idle!
Sunday, October 14th, 11am
Join us for a special story time with Caldecott winning author/illustrator Molly Idle! She'll be sharing her new beautiful book, Pearl! Pearl is a beautiful mermaid tale about the power of persistence!
50 Hikes with Kids Activity and Reading!
Saturday, October 20th, 1pm
Join us for an activity filled look at nature with Wendy Gorton, author of 50 Hikes with Kids! If you love nature activities, this is the event for you!
Lafayette Reading and Signing with Graphic Novelist Nathan Hale!
Sunday, October 21st, 2pm
Meet popular graphic novelist Nathan Hale and hear all about his newest book, Lafayette, in his amazing Hazardous Tales series! Get here early for a seat!
Mindful Tales Story Time
Tuesday, October 23rd, 11am
Learn ways to incorporate mindfulness into your child’s life while we read, move, and have fun together! Please join Julie Jansen for a story time infused with mindfulness and movement for you and your child. Julie is an educator, yoga instructor, and founder of the Portland-based program Mind Move Make. She is happy to share ideas for bringing this calming practice to you and your little one.
Stop that Yawn! Story Time with LeUyen Pham!
Wednesday, October 24th, 4:30pm
Join us for a fun-filled story time with illustrator LeUyen Pham! You may know her as the illustrator of the popular The Princess in Black series! Now she has a new picture book, Stop That Yawn!, that is completely contagious- just like a yawn!
The Diamond and the Boy Story Time with Hannah Holt
Thursday, October 25th, 3:30pm
Join author Hannah Holt for a reading of her new nonfiction picture book, The Diamond and the Boy! It's all about the creation of diamonds and the life of H. Tracy Hall. Rockhounds will love this reading!
Mary Poppins Dress-up Story Time!
Saturday, October 27th, 1pm
Join us for a special story time with Mary Poppins herself! We'll be reading Mary Poppins stories and having a ball! Dress-up if you like!
The Dollar Kids Reading & Signing with Author Jennifer Jacobson!
Tuesday, October 30th, 4:30pm
Meet author Jennifer Jacobson and hear all about her new wonderful middle grade novel, The Dollar Kids! Small as an Elephant, another of her fabulous books is an OBOB book for grades 6-8th this year! Join us and get a signed copy of both books!
Lowriders Blast from the Past Graphic Novel Reading with Cathy Camper!
Sunday, November 4th, 11am
Join us for a reading of the new graphic novel Lowriders Blast from the Past with local author Cathy Camper! It's the third installment in her popular Lowriders in Space graphic novel series!
Horse Meets Dog Story Time with Elliott Kalan and Tim Miller!
Wednesday, November 7th, 4pm
Join us for an especially zany story time with author Elliott Kalan and illustrator Tim Miller! They will present their hilarious new book, Horse Meets Dog! Horse is convinced that dog is a horse, and dog is convinced that horse is a dog! What will happen!? Come and see!
Baby Feminists Story Time with Libby Babbott-Klein!
Saturday, November 24th, 11am
Join us on Small Business Saturday for an extra special story time for babies and toddlers as we welcome Libby Babbot-Klein, author of the new sensational lift-flap board book, Baby Feminist! This is a must have for the modern baby!
Green Bean Books Presents Jan Brett at Buckman Elementary Auditorium!
Saturday, December 8th, 5pm
Green Bean Books is honored to host Jan Brett for her book tour featuring her new picture book The Snowy Nap on Saturday, December 8th at 5pm at the Buckman Elementary Auditorium. In addition to the new The Snowy Nap, we'll have copies of many of Jan Brett's other books for sale at the event as well. A signing will follow the reading and you just might get to meet Hedgie himself!
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
Read to a Dog
Sunday, October 14th, 12-1pm
Sunday, October 28th, 12-1pm
Pet Partners trained
Call 503-954-2354 to register
Spanish Story Time
Saturday, October 13th, 1pm
with Mr. Nathan