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Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library

 

Upcoming Events:
Oct24
Preschool Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Join our special guest reader, Louisa from Snell Family Farm, to share Dahlov Ipcar's classic picture book, Hardscrabble Harvest, as well as other books, songs and rhymes about harvest season. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
Oct24
Come! Sit! Read!
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Portland Public Library’s Reading Dog program, Come! Sit! Read! will be continue with our three furry, non-judgmental listeners Emmie, Flip and Baxter! Children can sign up in advance to read to Emmie/Flip@ The Children's Library or Baxter@Riverton.
Oct25
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Oct27
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 songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Oct28
STEAM Halloween
10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Join teaching artist, Ann Thompson for a for a creative morning of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) projects with a Halloween theme!
Oct31
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.
Nov01
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Nov03
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 songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Nov03
First Friday Children’s Art Workshop
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Main Library, Atrium Audience: Kids & Families Join us for a children’s collage and design workshop inspired by the work of artist and author Dahlov Ipcar led by Side x Side teaching artists Sarah Boyden and Mia Bogyo.
Nov04
The Kids Are Alright: S. Mason Gurley
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Kids & Families The Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library is excited to host the Maine Academy of Modern Music’s The Kids Are Alright, a family friendly local music series. S. Mason Gurley will be this month's performer.
Nov04
Smart Girls Read @ PPL
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families The Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library will be hosting a monthly book club for girls ages 9-12. This month we'll be discussing Rain,Reign by Ann Martin. Please contact the Children's Library if you have any questions or to obtain a copy of the book.
Nov07
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.
Nov07
Come! Sit! Read!
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Portland Public Library’s Reading Dog program, Come! Sit! Read! will be continue with our three furry, non-judgmental listeners Emmie, Flip and Baxter! Children can sign up in advance to read to Emmie/Flip@ The Children's Library or Baxter@Riverton.
Nov08
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Nov10
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 songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Nov14
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.
Nov14
Come! Sit! Read!
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Portland Public Library’s Reading Dog program, Come! Sit! Read! will be continue with our three furry, non-judgmental listeners Emmie, Flip and Baxter! Children can sign up in advance to read to Emmie/Flip@ The Children's Library or Baxter@Riverton.
Nov15
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Nov16
Book Group for Homeschoolers!
10:30am - 11:15am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children ages 9-12 are welcome to join Portland Public Library's homeschool book discussion group that will meet the 3rd Thursday of the month to share lively conversation about literature and enjoy a snack!
Nov17
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 songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
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