Family Book Club
Wednesday, May 25th, 4-5pm
Readers ages 8-12 and their families are invited to our Family Book Club to discuss great middle grade books with us! This month's book selection will be The Cabinet of Earths by Anne Nesbet. Call 503-954-2354 to register. Free!
Hello, My Name is Octicorn Release Party!
Sunday, June 5th, 11am
Join us for a celebration of the wildly unique local sensation, Hello, My Name is Octicorn with writer Kevin Diller and illustrator Justin Lowe!
There are sure to be plenty of horns and treats! This event is free!
The Best Worst Thing Middle Reader Release Party!
Tuesday, June 7th, 4:30pm
Join us for a party to celebrate the new wonderful middle reader, The Best Worst Thing, by talented local writer, Kathleen Lane! We'll have ice cream and signed copies! This event is free!
Rojo the Llama Story Time with a Real Therapy Llama!
Tuesday, June 14th, 11am
Portland's favorite llama, Rojo the therapy llama and his owner, author Shannon Joy will be visiting Green Bean Books to share their new book, Rojo: the Perfectly Imperfect Llama! Kids will be able to pet and get their pictures made with Rojo! This event is free!
PJ Story Hour with Author Eric Kimmel!
Friday, June 17th, 10am
Author Eric A. Kimmel leads the first in a summer series of story times at Green Bean Books sponsored by Portland PJ Library! His new book, Rattlestiltskin will be the focus of this month’s story time and craft. Signed copies of Eric Kimmel’s books will be available for purchase at this story time. This event is free! Other summer PJ Library Story Times will be offered at Green Bean Books each 3rd Friday of each summer month at 10am.
Bilingual Yoga for Kids Class!
Friday, June 17th, 2-3pm
Join Habla Yoga and Green Bean Books for a dynamic, bilingual yoga class for youth ages 5-12 on our patio. The class will include stories, art and movement in both Spanish and English. This is an all levels class, and there is no language or yoga experience required to participate. Yoga mats and materials are provided. It's suggested for participants to wear comfortable clothes they can move around in. Registration is required. Email email@example.com to register. Space limited. $5-10 donation suggested.
Coloring Party with the Tallest Coloring Books in the World!
Saturday, June 18th, 2pm
Get our your colored pencils and crayons and join us for a whimsical coloring party at Green Bean Books! We’ll be coloring in giant designs from artist Sarah Yoon’s tallest coloring books in the world, To the Moon, and To the Ocean Deep! Prizes, snacks and gift bags will be offered to all those who participate! This is a free event!
Superhero 101 Academy!
Sunday, June 26th, 1pm
Green Bean Books will be hosting a Sensational Superhero 101 Academy! We’ll teach you all you need to know to be the superhero you’ve always dreamed of being! We’ll read superhero stories, play superhero games, and help you make your very own superhero cape and mask to take home! You’ll even get to go out on a kryptonite scavenger hunt in the Green Bean garden! Discover your inner superpower with us!!! Please call to Register: 503-954-2354.
The cost is $5 if you bring your own old t-shirt to be up-cycled into a crafty cape. Or $10 if you’d like us to provide you with the t-shirt. All other materials will be provided.
Every Tuesday 11-11:30am
Every Thursday 3:30-4pm
New Sunday Story Time
Every Sunday 11-11:30am
unless special event
Friday, May 6th, 12-5pm:
Mother's Day Card Making
Monday, May 30th, 12-5pm:
Stars and Stripes Sparkler Craft
Read to a Dog
Sunday, June 12th,
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Spanish Story Time
Sunday, June 12th,