Alex the Ant Goes to the Beach Reading and Craft!
Saturday, July 5th, 2pm
Author Eric Wayne Dickey will read Alex the Ant Goes to the Beach and host an educational interactive look into ants and their habitats. Kids will get to see a real ant farm, craft ants out of spoons, and even sing ant songs! This fun event will be full of family friendly antics!
Green Bean Books Anniversary Party!
Saturday, July 12th, 12-5pm
Celebrate five magical years of children's independent bookselling with us!
Come on by to make a festive party hat, enjoy a cupcake, and treat yourself to books and more books!
Runaway Tomato Reading and Craft!
Saturday, July 19th, 2pm
Kim Cooley Reeder reads her hilarious new picture book Runaway Tomato!
After the reading, she'll lead a craft for kids to make their own goofy tomato-face!
I Wish I Had a Pet Release Party!
Saturday, July 26th, 2pm
Maggie Rudy is coming out with another darling picture book, I Wish I had a Pet! She'll celebrate her book's release at GBB!
Come and listen to Maggie Rudy speak about her craft of creating her miniature marvels after the reading. Get up close with some of her sample masterpieces as well! A diorama of a scene from her new book will be on display at Green Bean Books through the end of August! FREE!
Read to a Therapy Dog!
Friday, July 25th, 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
Sunday, July 27th, 1pm
We'll be reading fairy stories, building fairy houses out of found materials, making candy fairy wands, and weaving together natural fairy crowns to take home!
Candy Babel will help make free Fairy Candy Wands and
Thicket Garden Boutique will help with our natural fairy crown craft.
It's only $10 per child to participate. Register now by calling 503-954-2354.
Family Book Club!
Wednesday, July 30th, 4-5pm
Green Bean Books continues Family Summer Book Club to discuss Shelby Bach's Of Giants and Ice! As a special treat, Shelby herself will join us! Get your book signed and pick up a copy of her new book, Of Sorcery and Snow!
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
Friday, July 11th,
Every Third Friday!
Friday, July 18th,
with Yoga Continuum
Optical Illusion Spinner
Monday, July 14th,
Make your own spinner out of a recycled CD!
Craft Station is Free!