April Events!

You'll Find Story Times Galore
and Lots More!

*NEW* Mondays 11-11:30AM (Musical Story Time)
Tuesdays 11-11:30AM
Thursdays 3:30-4PM

Fridays 10:30AM
(For Babies!)
Sundays 11-11:30AM

View the full calendar HERE.
Our Annual
Easter Eggstravaganza!

Sunday, April 21st (Easter!)
Registration Required

Green Bean Books is celebrating Easter with our annual Egg Hunts in our garden on
Sunday, April 21st.


We'll have two egg hunts for two different age groups:
Ages 0-4 at 11am
Ages 5-10 at 11:30am

There will be a special interactive Easter themed story time between the egg hunts at 11:15am.

Bunnies in Baskets
 therapy bunnies will be here for kids to pet,
and we will have a cute springtime craft for kids.

An exciting egg and spoon race will follow the hunts!

We'll have amazing treats again and Umpqua Bank is our event sponsor!

Call 503-954-2354 to register starting on March 9th!

Registration is required

The Full House and
the Empty House

Story Time
with L.K. James!

We're thrilled to welcome L.K. James as she reads her debut picture book The Full House and the Empty House on
Sunday, April 14th at 11am.

The Full House and the Empty House are good friends. Although the houses are different on the inside, it doesn't reflect the way they feel inside. We welcome author L.K. James to share this beautiful debut picture book with us!

A signing will follow the reading.
Read to a Dog

Sign up to read to Buddy the therapy dog on
April 14th between Noon and 1pm.

Read to a Dog (in partnership with Pet Partners) is a wonderful program that helps kids build their reading confidence.

Call 503-954-2354 to register for free now!
Polly Diamond Reading with Alice Kuipers!

Author Alice Kuipers joins us to read a preview from her new beginning chapter book, Polly Diamond and the Super Stunning Spectacular School Fair,
onThursday, April 11th at 4:00pm.

Polly Diamond is back with her magic book, Spell, for another adventure. This time Polly is tackling the School Fair!

Book signing will follow the reading.

Middle Grade Event
with Dan Gemeinhart

We're pleased to welcome back author Dan Gemeinhart for his newest middle grade novel, The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, on Monday, April 29th at 4:30pm.

Adding to staff favorites like The Honest Truth and Some Kind of Courage, Dan Gemeinhart delivers another moving story about a girl and her dad who travel cross country in an old school bus. A horrible accident drove them away from their old home. Can they find a way back? Hilarious and heartfelt.
New Musical Mondays
Weekly Story Time!

Have you been to our new Musical Monday Story Time with Julie and her ukulele?
It's every Monday 11-11:30am! You're sure to leave with a spring in your step and a smile on your face!
Sweety Story Time
with Andrea Zuill

Author/Illustrator Andrea Zuill will read her latest adorable picture book Sweety on Sunday, April 7th at 11am.

Sweety is a mushroom-loving, headgear-wearing, totally awkward naked mole rat who is looking for like-minded peeps. As Sweety sets out to find them, she comes to realize that being Sweety is actually pretty awesome. Join us to find out why!

 A signing will follow the reading.

Graphic Novel Event with Graham Annable

Local artist Graham Annable returns to Green Bean Books with Peter & Ernesto: The Lost Sloths on Saturday, April 13th at 1pm.

The unlikely sloth duo Peter and Ernesto are the best of friends. They are back and funnier than ever! When a hurricane destroys their favorite tree, they're off on their biggest adventure yet in search of a new home!

A signing will follow the reading.

 Bea's Bees
Story Time with Ellie Peterson

Illustrator Ellie Peterson comes to Green Bean Books to read her picture book Bea's Bees (written by Katherine Pryor) on
Saturday, April 20th at 11am
Earth Day Weekend!

Learn about bees- how they're important, why they're disappearing, and what we can do help- as readers follow Bea's adventures to help bring awareness to these fascinating insects.

A signing will follow the reading.

Independent Bookstore Day!
It's the fifth annual
Independent Bookstore Day
and we have so much to celebrate! We'll be having story times throughout the day to give you a sampling of the diverse array of story times that we always offer each week at Green Bean Books!  We'll top off the day with Kids' Karaoke and
a fun teddy bear raffle!

Here's the Schedule:
10:30-11am Baby Story Time
2-2:30pm Musical Story Time
3-3:30pm Toddler and Preschool Story Time
3:30-4:30pm Kids' Karaoke

At the end of the day, we will raffle off a giant teddy bear to a lucky customer! To participate in the Teddy Bear Raffle, you only need to buy a book to put your name in the hat!

Your book buying support allows us to be able to offer
so many events and story times at Green Bean Books!

Celebrate and support Green Bean Books with us
on Saturday, April 27th.

Middle Grade Event
with Jody Little

Come listen to author Jody Little read her first middle grade novel, Mostly the Honest Truth, on
Wednesday, April 24th at 4:30pm.

Jane Pengilly is sent to foster care for the fourth time when her dad relapses. In the new collaborative community she's staying in, she is torn between wanting to be back with her dad and finally finding a place to call home. This debut packs an emotional punch.
Science Comics: Wild Weather
Graphic Novel Event
with MK Reed and Jonathan Hill

Join us as we welcome author MK Reed and illustrator Jonathan Hill for the latest installment in the Science Comics series, Wild Weather, on Sunday, April 28th at 1pm.

Learn about storms, meteorology, and climate in a fun new way.
Sweeping Up The Heart
By Kevin Henkes
The Little Rabbit
By Nicola Killen

Reading about rabbits is fun
at Green Bean Books!
Because of the Rabbit
By Cynthia Lord
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Portland, Oregon 97211

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We hope to see you soon!


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