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SPOOKY PANEL with Seaerra Miller & Sophie Escabasse

With Halloween upon us, graphic novel creators Seaerra Miller of the Mason Mooney series and Sophie Escabasse of the Witches of Brooklyn series sit down with fellow graphic novelist Stephanie Cooke to talk about their newest books & creating ‘spooky’ books for kids. Preorder the books from Floating World here and receive a FREE signed bookplate by the author! Mason Mooney: Doppelgänger Detective Mason Mooney returns for another mysterious adventure in this magical sequel to Seaerra Miller’s Mason Mooney: Paranormal Investigator! It’s Halloween in Grimbrook, and Mason and his trusty assistant (and only friend) Iris are ready to cut loose at the Grimbrook middle school dance. But when the discovery of a haunted mirror cuts things short, Mason and Iris are on the case, ready…

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Livestream Event: Belonging – Middle Grade Author Panel

Join Annie Bloom’s Books for a livestream event with middle grade authors Waka Brown (While I was Away), Kathleen Lane (Pity Party), Susan Hill Long (The Care and Keeping of Freddy), Rosanne Parry (A Whale of the Wild) and Kate Ristau (Clockbreakers series). The authors will discuss the theme of belonging: how kids search for and maintain connections, and how the books they read explore and support those connections too. This event is free and open to all ages. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-CqqzgpG9UUTbHOhaYNOUq-9c1Smc0q If you would like signed or personalized copies of the authors’ books, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! Waka T. Brown‘s While I Was Away is an empowering middle grade memoir from debut author…

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Wilsonville Public Library: Teen Event (online)

Join us on Zoom (maybe in-person, too) for games, books, and more! Questions? Contact Brad at 503-570-1592 or clark@wilsonvillelibrary.org. On Zoom: Meeting code 901-104-467 For students in grades 6-12 For more information visit the Teen Events page.

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Livestream Reading: Deborah Hopkinson with Rosanne Parry

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland author Deborah Hopkinson for the livestream launch of her new Middle Grade book, The Deadliest Diseases Then and Now. She will be in conversation with fellow Portland MG author Rosanne Parry, whose latest novel, A Whale of the Wild, is new in paperback. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpdOirqDsiGtxWk7grb2MaBXmsCqXuG5gX About The Deadliest Diseases Then and Now: Perfect for young readers of I Survived and the Who Was series! Packed with graphics, photos, and facts for curious minds, this is a gripping look at pandemics through the ages. Deadly pandemics have always been a part of life, from the Great Mortality of the Middle Ages, to the Spanish Influenza outbreak of 1918, to the eruption of COVID-19 in our…

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Teen Comic Workshop

This event is aimed at middle school and high school, and it will be held on the patio for CoVID safety. A comic book workshop with the theme of oceans, put on by Groovy Projects, folks who use the arts to engage young people in civic and environmental issues. Please spread the word to interested young people. Registration is required because space is limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comic-book-curious-rccc-gathering-tickets-168015243115

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Exploring Our Inner Monsters

Exploring Our Inner Monsters: So many times we talk about our interests and desires, but what if we took the time to discover our inner monsters? What does that monster eat and thrive off? Ever wonder if someone else shares the same monster? Through guided writing prompts and dialogue, we will attempt to normalize our monsters and create from the exploration. Each participant will make a mini zine by the end of the workshop. *FREE* Register here Materials needed: Yourself, a pen or pencil, some paper, collaging material (an old magazine or two), scissors, glue stick or tape Age Range: All ages, but please have an adult with those who are 6 years and younger Artist Bio: A’misa Chiu (she/they) is a zinester, librarian and…

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Free Lunch + Play at St. Johns Park

Portland Parks & Recreation Free Lunch + Play Program  supports families by offering nutritious meals and recreational activities during the summer recess. Working alongside school districts, community partners, arts organizations, and hunger relief groups, PP&R coordinates Free Lunch + Play to ensure that it meets the needs in our community. During the school year, 57% of young Portlanders qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Without school lunches, summer becomes the time when nearly 50,000 Portland children face hunger daily. Free Lunch + Play offers accessible meal service and engaging activities at multiple parks throughout the city. In addition, Mobile Lunch + Play allows us to expand our program directly to children and families at apartment complexes and parks in even more neighborhoods. See full schedule and more details at…

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Book Club: YA For Adults

Our first YA for Adults book is Legendborn by Tracy Deonn. The group will be limited to 10 people, so sign up early!

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Teen Event online

Play games and get awesome Book Recommendations at these Friday evening events just for teens! Tonight’s event: Devils in the Details (Jackbox game)

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Bodecker Foundation Workshops for High School Students – Summer Registration Opens

Led by professional artists, writers, musicians, and educators, our FREE creative workshops for high school students include a mix of online group activities and offline individual and/or collaborative project work. Class size is generally limited to 12 students. Summer Term Registration Opens Monday May 17

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