The Peculiar Tales of the S.S. Bungalow Musical Event!
Saturday, November 8th, 2pm
Join us for an epic musical seafaring adventure for kids and adults alike! You are invited to a timeless nautical quest filled with the magic of storytelling and the mirth of song, a journey that reminds us just how important child-like wonder really is.
Copies of the CD will be available to buy at this event. Free event!
Master Storyteller and Author Aubrey Davis Shares his Stories and Craft!
Thursday, November 13th, 3:30pm
Join us for a mesmerizing day of stories with legendary author and storyteller, Aubrey Davis. Aubrey Davis is the award winning author of retellings of classic folktales such a, Bagels from Benny, A Hen for Izzy Pippik, Bone Button Borscht and The Enormous Potato.
Make a tzedakah box with us after the reading!
This event is free and signed copies of all his books will be available for purchase.
Author Mark Fearing Shares The Great Thanksgiving Escape and Leads Craft!
Saturday, November 15th, 2:30pm
Portland author/illustrator Mark Fearing shares his new hilarious picture book, The Great Thanksgiving Escape. Cousins Gavin and Rhonda dread the Thanksgiving dinner doldrums, until they realize they can make their OWN fun with just a little imagination!
Mark Fearing offers a kid’s eye caricature of Thanksgiving, lightly poking fun of family traditions. Whether it’s the hallway of aunts who smother you in gross kisses, or the teenagers who seem more like zombies from the glow of the television, you’ll enjoy every morsel of this deliciously hilarious book!
Free craft for kids after reading!
Low Riders in Space Reading with Author Cathy Camper!
Saturday, November 22nd, 2pm
Join us as we celebrate Cathy Camper’s new graphic novel, Lowriders in Space!
What will it take to transform a junker into the best car in the universe? Striking, unparalleled art from debut illustrator Raul the Third recalls ballpoint-pen-and-Sharpie desk-drawn doodles, while the story is sketched with Spanish, inked with science facts, and colored with true friendship. With a glossary at the back to provide definitions for Spanish and science terms, this delightful book will educate and entertain in equal measure. Free event!
Family Book Club Meeting with Author Rosanne Parry!
Wednesday, November 19th, 4-5pm
We’re inviting young readers (ages 8-12) and their parents to discuss amazing middle grade titles with us!
We'll discuss Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry for our November meeting. Rosanne Parry will even lead the discussion!
Copies of this book will be available at a special discounted price for book club members!
Call 503-954-2354 to Sign-up! FREE!
Indies First Day!
Saturday, November 29th, all day!
It's that time of year again when local authors become booksellers for one day!
Stop by all day Saturday, November 29th, and get recommendations by your favorite authors including Chris Bolton, Jennifer Coughlin, and Rosanne Parry, to name a few!
Every Tuesday 11-11:30am
Every Thursday 3:30-4pm
Spanish Story Time
Monday, November 24th,
Sign Language Story Time
Monday, November 17th,
with Dawn Prochovnic
Thursday, November 20th,
The Forest Animals' Thanksgiving
with Heart in Hand Preschool
Paper Apple Pies:
Monday, November 10th,
Bottle Cap Turkeys:
Monday, November 24th,
Craft Stations are Free!