Halloween at the Library

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Spooky Stories, Events and More!

We're dedicating the month of October to all things spooky, scary, costumed and candied! Check out a page-turning thriller or join us at one of our Halloween themed programs. View our program and book list below or pick up a copy of MORE Magazine at any Library location.

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Saturday Oct. 5
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Theatrical Makeup with the Children’s Theater Workshop

Monday Oct. 7
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Locke

Learn the art of special effects makeup just in time for Halloween

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Saturday Oct. 12
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: King Road

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Pumpkin Painting

Tuesday Oct. 15
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Decorate a pumpkin for the upcoming Halloween season. 

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Tuesday Oct. 15
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Pumpkin Painting

Tuesday Oct. 15
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Decorate a pumpkin for the upcoming Halloween season. 

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Spiderweb Art

Thursday Oct. 17
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

Use watercolor and crayons to create a one-of-a-kind spiderweb masterpiece.

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Crafty Monster Bookmark

Thursday Oct. 17
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Celebrate your favorite creepy character by creating your own monster bookmark.

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Poetry, Pumpkins and Pizza

Friday Oct. 18
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Washington

Join us to decorate a pumpkin, eat some pizza, read some poetry, and be generally alliterative! Costumes welcome but not required.

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Frankenstein's Ball

Friday Oct. 18
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Join us for a frightful party in Frankenstein's lab at the Library. Be prepared for ghoulish games, creepy crafts, and dance to some monster tunes. Costumes welcome!

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Zombie Marshmallows

Tuesday Oct. 22
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Bring your artistic and scary ideas to create a delicious Zombie Marshmallow you can eat!

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Haunted Escape

Tuesday Oct. 22
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Are you good at solving spooky puzzles? Unlocking creepy clues? Unraveling eerie mysteries? Our haunted escape boxes will give you chills and nightmares. Are you brave enough to enter?

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Tuesday Oct. 22
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: South

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Count Wakula Magic Show

Thursday Oct. 24
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Heatherdowns

Magician Andrew Martin transforms into Count Wakula! He will tickle those funny bones with his hauntingly hilarious Halloween magic show.

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Stage Make-Up

Friday Oct. 25
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

Learn about types of stage make-up, application techniques, and design. Emphasis will be on age make-up and fantasy looks.

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Count Wakula Magic Show

Saturday Oct. 26
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Magician Andrew Martin transforms into Count Wakula! He will tickle those funny bones with his hauntingly hilarious Halloween magic show.

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Monday Oct. 28
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Locke

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Pumpkin Painting

Monday Oct. 28
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Mott

Decorate a pumpkin for the upcoming Halloween season.

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Halloween Happenings

Monday Oct. 28
at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Enjoy fun literacy-based activities, trick-or-treating, and interaction with community groups! Remember to wear your costumes.

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Count Wakula Magic Show

Monday Oct. 28
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Magician Andrew Martin transforms into Count Wakula! He will tickle those funny bones with his hauntingly hilarious Halloween magic show.

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Monday Oct. 28
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Pumpkin Painting

Tuesday Oct. 29
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Mott

Decorate a pumpkin for the upcoming Halloween season.

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Tuesday Oct. 29
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Halloween Movie and a Craft

Tuesday Oct. 29
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

Create your very own, personalized trick-or-treat bags while watching Goosebumps 2.

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Horror Novels on Overdrive

Looking for a spine tingling page-turner? Check out Overdrive's spooky selection of eBooks and audiobooks.

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Halloween eBooks for Kids

hoopla offers a collection of Halloween themed eBooks just for kids.

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Horror Movies on hoopla

Looking for a small screen scare this season? Adults can browse hoopla's horror movie selection!

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If you’re looking for a good scare and want to get into the festive spirit of the season, do as I do: watch horror during the weeks leading up to Halloween (AKA Rocktober). Watch at your own discretion!

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