PJ Library & Family Friendly Events

Connection, Community & Engagement

Bringing families and children together around Jewish values, holidays and culture

We offer a warm welcome for families looking to connect. Our programs provide opportunities to socialize, explore, celebrate and create community.

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Go Bananas! (A Center Day Camp Themed Shabbat Event)    

In person at the JCA – 1342 Congress St., Portland
Friday, May 12th | 4:00 PM 

Registration required by May 5th. Admission is free!

PJ Library teams up with Center Day Camp to offer you a CDC themed Shabbat experience. Join us for Shabbat songs led by some of your favorite Center Day Camp counselors, followed by Shabbat cookie decorating, Shabbat craft activities and of course challah! This event is open to kids of all ages and their families.


  • Programs are subject to change. See our website and announcements for the latest information.
  • All programs are held at the JCA, unless otherwise noted.
  • JCA closures will be announced via WCSH, WGME, WMTW, and on www.mainejewish.org and the JCA’s voicemail at (207) 772-1959.