Beverly Cleary's 100th Birthday Celebration on Independent Bookstore Day!
Saturday, April 30th, 11am-5pm
For Independent Bookstore Day, we're having an all day celebration of the one and only Beverly Cleary!
We’ll be offering fantastic Beverly Cleary crafts and activities all day long! All activities and crafts are free!
Here’s the schedule:
11am-1pm- Make a Ralph S. Mouse finger puppet
1pm-2pm- Make Ramona and friends paper dolls
2pm- Join us for a Beverly Cleary Flash Reading Mob- Bring your favorite Beverly Cleary book and read with us at 2pm for exactly 5 minutes!
2:30pm-4pm- Make a Happy Birthday Crown to celebrate 100 great years!
4pm-5pm- Don your party crowns, eat some cookies and join us for a best of Beverly story time!
Party and Reading with Mike Curato and Ruth Chan!
Sunday, May 1st, 11am
We’ll be having a special story time and cupcake party with author and illustrator Mike Curato and Ruth Chan! Mike Curato will share books from his beloved Little Elliot series and Ruth Chan will share her hilarious debut picture book Where’s the Party? Come and join the party and celebrate these two amazing authors and illustrators! Signed copies of both authors’ books will be available for purchase at this event!
Butterfly Story Time with Author Elizabeth Gill
Tuesday, May 3rd, 11am
Join us for a special butterfly themed story time! Author Elizabeth Gill will be reading her new book, Hannah and the Amazing Truck-spotted Butterfly. A free craft for kids will follow the reading. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Oregon Animal Story Time with Margo Greeve
Thursday, May 5th, 3:30pm
Join us for a story time all about Oregon animals! Margo Greeve will read her new book, Oregon's Special Animals, and lead an activity with kids.
Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Musical Storytime Singalong with Emily Arrow
Sunday, May 8th, 11am
Musician Emily Arrow will be back with her guitar to share songs from her new CD, Storytime Singalong! CD's will be available for purchase at this event!
Family Story Time with Counselor Meredith Reid
Thursday, May 12th, 3:30pm
Counselor Meredith Reid will lead a story time with the theme, Finding Your Voice: Stories about Being Seen and Heard. This event is free! Best for kids ages 4-8.
Facial Hair Fiesta!
Sunday, May 15th, 11am
Join us for a special facial hair themed story time and craft with author Kyle B. Hart! He'll be reading his new books The Beard that Boosted Self Confidence and The Mustache that Cured World Hunger. Kids will get to make and wear home something fuzzy on their faces for sure! A portion of book sales will go to The Oregon Food Bank.
Bobbie the Wonder Dog Story Time
Tuesday, May 17th, 11am
Join us for a special reading of the new Bobbie the Wonder Dog with author Tricia Brown! Signed copies will be available for purchase at this event.
Sam and Jump Story Time with Author Jennifer Mann
Sunday, May 29th, 11am
Seattle Author Jennifer Mann will share her new picture book, Sam and Jump at a special story time! A free craft will follow the reading and signed copies will be available for purchase.
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!
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, May 15th,
Please call to Register
Spanish Story Time
Sunday, May 22nd,