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Programs in the
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library

Upcoming Events:
Dec11
Preschool Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and movement every Tuesday morning.
Dec11
Legos @ PPL for Children
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Join us for an afternoon of collaborative creating with Legos! We provide the Legos! Legos are not just toys, they are STEM tools, and allow children to invent, collaborate, engineer, and build.
Dec12
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages birth-24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, stories and movement every Wednesday.
Dec14
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movement every Friday
Dec15
Creative Movement
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families The Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library is delighted to present a Creative Movement class taught by teachers and students in Portland School of Ballet’s Young Dancer Program for children ages 4-7.
Dec18
Preschool Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and movement every Tuesday morning.
Dec18
Legos @ PPL for Children
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Join us for an afternoon of collaborative creating with Legos! We provide the Legos! Legos are not just toys, they are STEM tools, and allow children to invent, collaborate, engineer, and build.
Dec19
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages birth-24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, stories and movement every Wednesday.
Dec20
Book Group for Homeschoolers
10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Come join a community of readers that meets once a month to enjoy some lively conversation about literature and share yummy (and wholesome!) snacks. This month we'll be discussing Refugee by Alan Gratz. This book group is for children ages 9-12.
Dec21
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movement every Friday
Dec25
Preschool Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and movement every Tuesday morning.
Dec25
Legos @ PPL for Children
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Join us for an afternoon of collaborative creating with Legos! We provide the Legos! Legos are not just toys, they are STEM tools, and allow children to invent, collaborate, engineer, and build.
Dec26
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages birth-24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, stories and movement every Wednesday.
Dec28
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movement every Friday
Dec31
New Year’s Eve 5th Annual Family Contra Dance
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Main Library, Lewis Gallery Audience: Kids & Families Children and families are invited to ring in the New Year with a family contra dance! Maggie Robinson will be the caller and a live band of local musicians will provide the music for this 5th annual dance!
Jan01
Preschool Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and movement every Tuesday morning.
Jan02
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages birth-24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, stories and movement every Wednesday.
Jan03
Spanish Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Join us on the first Thursday of every month as we read books, tell stories, dance, and sing songs, all in Spanish. Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in this lively session.
Jan04
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movement every Friday
Jan05
The Kids Are Alright - Emma Jane Page
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs Emma Jane Page will be today's performer in The Kids Are Alright, a family friendly local music series.
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