If an Armadillo Went to a Restaurant Story Time with author Ellen Fischer
Thursday, October 16th, 3:30pm
Author Ellen Fischer visits Green Bean Books to read her hilarious and informative new picture book about animals and their food preferences. Silly questions, fun answers, and playful illustrations make this a perfect story time read!
Blanket Fort Story Time Fun!
Friday, October 17th, 5-6pm
Snuggle up for an evening of Blanket Fun at Green Bean Books! We'll read our favorite blanket themed stories beneath a cozy blanket fort. Then, kids will get to craft plush pillow pets to take home with them! Wear your pajamas and BYO-Blanket! $5 per child. Please register by calling 503-954-2354!
"Maskmaker, Maskmaker, Make Me a Mask!"
Sunday, October 19th, 1pm
Join artist Sarah Fagan for an afternoon of mask making- for Halloween, dress-up games, a parade, or just because!
We'll read some favorite Halloween books, then work with paper, ephemera, glue, and recycled materials to create masks and costume accessories. Kids of all ages welcome! $5 per crafter. Please register by calling 503-954-2354!
Award Winning Author William Alexander Visits!
Wednesday, October 22nd, 4pm
National Book Award winning author, William Alexander, visits to share his new middle grade adventure Ambassador!
Copies of his award winning book, Goblin Secrets, will also be on sale! Free event!
The Best Book in the World Reading with Rilla!
Saturday, October 25th, 2pm
Author and illustrator Rilla will read her fabulously retro picture book The Best Book in the World at Green Bean Books!
Kids will get to create their own best book covers with the author after the reading! Free!
Family Book Club Meeting
Wednesday, October 30th, 4-5pm
We’re inviting young readers (ages 8-12) and their parents to discuss amazing middle grade titles with us!
We'll discuss Bliss by Kathryn Littlewood for our October meeting:
Copies of this book will be available at a special discounted price for book club members!
Call 503-954-2354 to Sign-up! FREE!
Tiny-Bit-Spooky Halloween Story Time and Trick-or-Treating!
Friday, October 31st 3:30pm
Join us for our Tiny-Bit Spooky Halloween Story Time on Halloween! Costumes encouraged!
Trick-or-Treating all day! Free and appropriate for all ages!
Every Tuesday 11-11:30am
Every Thursday 3:30-4pm
Spanish Story Time
Friday, October 10th,
with Portland Early Learning Project
Sign Language Story Time
Monday, October 20th,
with Dawn Prochovnic
Thursday, October 23rd,
with Heart in Hand Preschool
Monday, October 6th,
Craft Stations are Free!