Family Book Club
Wednesday, April 29th, 4-5pm
Young readers (age 8-12) and their families can join us to talk about Dan Gemeinhart's new, fantastic middle grade novel, The Honest Truth. Please call 503-954-2354 to register for this free event.
Independent Bookstore Day Celebration with Ripple Grove Press
Saturday, May 2nd, 2pm
Celebrate Independence Bookstore Day by coming to Green Bean to meet Ripple Grove Press founders and hear them read their new book Too Many Tables by Abraham Shroeder. They will also bring along proofs from the book to show how the publishing process works. There will be a kids' arts-and-crafts table for making your own tables!
If you love children's books, come on by to talk books and meet the newest publisher in Portland and support your local indie bookstore!
Dan Gutman Reads Rappy the Raptor
Sunday, May 3rd, 2pm
Renowned children’s book author Dan Gutman will share his new rhythmic picture book, Rappy the Raptor at Green Bean Books!
Dan Gutman is the author of the beloved My Weird School series and the bestselling Genius Files.
Meet the author and get your books signed!
Family Volunteering at The Children's Book Bank
Tuesday, May 5th, 4-6pm
Families with kids ages 6 and up can sign-up to volunteer with us at The Children's Book Bank to help clean-up donated books to get them into the hands of kids in need! This is an off-site event. The address is 1728 NE Glisan Street. Call 503-954-2354 to register.
Firefighter Story Time
Thursday, May, 7th, 3:30pm
Green Bean Books welcomes Portland Firefighters from our local fire station! They'll stop by for a special story time and read their favorite fire themed stories and even show off their shiny fire truck!
Author Dan Gemeinhart Visits and Signs
Saturday, May 9th, 4pm
Middle grade Washington author Dan Gemeinhart will share his much-buzzed debut novel, The Honest Truth, at Green Bean Books!
Set in the Pacific Northwest, this novel celebrates life's big questions and small moments.
Meet the author and get your book signed!
Story Time with Author and Illustrator Bob Shea
Tuesday, May 12th, 10am
Bestselling author and illustrator Bob Shea will share two of his newest children's books, Dinosaur vs. Mommy and Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret at a special 10am Story Time at Green Bean Books! Signed copies of his books will be available for purchase at the reading!
Her Idea Book Release Party with Rilla
Saturday, May 16th, 1pm
Internationally celebrated graphic artist, Rilla Alexander, will share her latest picture book, Her Idea, at Green Bean Books!
Be prepared to be inspired!
Buster the Little Garbage Truck Story Time and Craft
Friday, May 22nd, 2pm
Children's book author, Marcia Berneger, will share her new adorable picture book, Buster the Little Garbage Truck, on Friday, May 22nd at 2pm. She will lead a craft with kids after the reading and signed copies of her book will be available for purchase.
Illustrator Lee White Shares Maine Coon Haiku and Crafts with Kids
Saturday, May, 23rd, 2pm
Local children's book illustrator, Lee White, will share his gorgeous poetic picture book The Maine Coon's Haiku and Other Poems for Cat Lovers (written by Michael J. Rosen) at Green Bean Books. There will be a kitty craft following the reading.
Powerful Princess Snow Queen Party
Sunday, May 24th, 2pm
The Snow Queen is making a special trip to Green Bean Books for a magical, royal afternoon!
Decorate sparkly crowns, dance to the Snow Queen’s favorite songs, make ribbon wands, hear stories of powerful princesses, and learn how to become one too!
The cost is $10 per child. Registration is required. Call 503-954-2354 to sign up and pay over the phone.
This event is brought to you by Princess Power Parties.
Family Book Club
Wednesday, May 27th, 3:30-4:30pm
We’re inviting young readers (ages 8-12) and their parents to discuss amazing middle grade titles with us!
We'll discuss Oregon Book Award finalist The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson at our May book club meeting. Copies of the book will be available at a special discounted price for book club members. We’ll also have some freebies to share with people who register.
Call 503-954-2354 to Sign-up. FREE!
Read to a Therapy Dog Is Back!
Sunday, May 24th, 12pm
Practice your reading with a specially trained, nonjudgmental furry friend at Green Bean Books! Call to register for a free time slot: 503-954-2354.
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