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Programs in the
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library

Upcoming Events:
Apr26
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
Apr30
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.
Apr30
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.
May01
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.
May02
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.
May03
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
May04
The Kids Are Alright - Mo Nichols
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy The Kids Are Alright is a family friendly local music series aimed at encouraging children’s involvement in the musical arts. Mo Nichols will be performing today. This program is intended for children ages 3-7 and their families, but all are welcome!
May07
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.
May07
Come! Sit! Read!
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Teen Health, Kids Programs Emmie the Golden Retriever will visit the Library to encourage children to read and to be a furry, fun listener. Contact the Sam L. Cohen Children's Library to make an appointment to read to Emmie!
May07
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.
May08
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.
May10
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
May11
Smart Girls Read @ PPL
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families The Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library hosts a monthly book club for girls ages 9-12. Smart Girls Read @ PPL book club provides a forum where girls can explore what’s on their minds. Meets at 1:00 this month only - in order to meet with the author.
May14
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.
May14
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.
May15
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.
May15
ARLGP Pets Program
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs Come meet and read to an animal from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. The animal will either be a dog, cat, ferret or a rabbit!
May16
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 book group is for children ages 9-12.
May17
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
May18
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.
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