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Halloween events

Post Date:09/28/2019 11:22 AM

Our October calendar is packed with Halloween fun! Our annual Halloween Boo! Storytime is back, plus there's lots more for all ages.

Halloween Boo parade

Preschool Storytime Presents: Halloween Boo! 
Tues | Oct 29 | 10:30am – 11:00am | DR
Tues | Oct 29 | 10:30am – 11:00am | MN
Tues | Oct 29 | 10:30am – 11:00am | RM
Our annual Halloween storytime is back! Wear a costume and bring your treat bag. We'll parade through the library to gather goodies and show off our spooky spirit!

 

Main Library

Cosplay Foam Gauntlets
Tues | Oct 1 | 4:30pm – 6:30pm | TS@MN
Get started making your cosplay or Halloween costume from scratch. We'll go over the basics of "foamsmithing" to create one-of-a-kind wrist armor using foam, paint and other tools. Make sure to get here early because supplies are limited. Ages 12-18. 

Young at Art: Spider Headbands
Wed | Oct 9 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | MN
Complete the craft of the week or make something else with the supplies provided. Oct 9 we'll be making spider headbands. Grades 2-8.

Sewing for Beginners: Halloween Bag
Wed | Oct 9 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm | TS@MN
Learn to use a sewing machine like a pro. This month we will be making a Halloween bag. Supplies provided. Registration is required. Ages 12+.

Haunting Light and Shadow
Sat | Oct 12 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm | MN
Come to the library for an interactive shadow and light room inspired by Meow Wolf and other immersive art experiences. Drop in anytime from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. 

Pint-Sized Science: Fake Blood
Wed | Oct 16 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | MN
New name, same exciting science activities to grow your brain! Formerly Mad Science. Oct 16 we'll be making fake blood. Grades 2-8.

Royal Halloween Storytime
Sat | Oct 19 | 10:30am – 11:00am | MN
Wear your best finery for a special Halloween-themed royal storytime.

Escape Room: The Masque of the Red Death
Oct 21 through Oct 24 | 3:00pm and 5:00pm | MN
Prince Prospero, in the midst of a deadly plague, has summoned a thousand hale and light-hearted friends and retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys. With the pestilence raging outside the castle walls, Prospero has prepared a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence, but will the stone walls of his fortress be enough to keep the masque of death from infiltrating his party? Visit the seven elaborate chambers and escape the red death before the clock of ebony strikes midnight!
Registration is required. Ages 14+.

Spooky Saturday Storytime
Sat | Oct 26 | 1:30pm – 2:00pm | MN
Songs, stories, and general silliness abound in this not-so-spooky storytime. Ages 3-5.

Now Showing: Coraline
Mon | Oct 28 | 5:00pm – 6:45pm | MN
Snack on popcorn and Halloween candy as you watch Coraline uncover the secret door into the perfect yet creepy and dark alternate version of her life. Be careful what you wish for. Focus Feature Studio. Rated PG. Ages 12-18.

Now Showing: Casper
Tues | Oct 29 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm | MN
Watch this friendly ghost attempt to befriend the 12-year-old daughter of a paranormal expert while his nasty ghost uncles wreak havoc. Universal Pictures. Rated PG.

Halloween Family CraftsHalloween
Wed | Oct 30 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | MN
Get the whole family in the trick-or-treat mood with haunting crafts everyone will enjoy.

Spin-Tingling STEM
Wed | Oct 30 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | TS@MN
Get in the Halloween spirit with hair-raising Halloween-themed activities. 

Special FX Make-Up Workshop
Wed | Oct 30 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | TS@MN
Learn techniques for awesome last minute Halloween makeup, fake wounds, scars and other cool creative professional looking special effects makeup on a budget. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Ages 12+.

 

Red Mountain Library

Pumpkin Patch Playtime
Sat | Oct 5, 26 | 10:30am – 11:30am | RM
You'll find the pick of the patch with hands-on pumpkin crafts and activities.

Stop, Drop, and Craft
Thurs | Oct 10, 17, 24, 31 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | TS@RM
Make some spooky crafts for Halloween. Inspiration and materials will be provided. For teens and adults.

Monster Mash Storytime
Sat | Oct 12 | 10:30am – 11:30am | RM
Join us for a not-so-spooky storytime and craft with our monster puppet, Blue! Costumes encouraged. Ages 3-5.

Sew Into Halloween
Sat | Oct 19 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | TS@RM
Add some flair to your Halloween costume! Learn how to sew your own masks or alter your costume. This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Registration is required.

 

The Young Adult Action Society (YAAS!) offers different activities each week for teens and young adults. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world! We're always accepting new members. Ages 14+. 

YAAS: Pumpkin Decorating
Tues | Oct 1 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | RM
Get ready for Halloween with plastic pumpkins you can beautify and keep forever! Ages 14+.

YAAS: "Halloweentown" Movie Night
Tues | Oct 15 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | RM
Snack on popcorn and Halloween candy as you watch Marnie and her family save the day in this timeless Disney Channel Original Movie. Walt Disney Pictures, not rated.

YAAS: Halloween Party 
Tues | Oct 29 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | RM
Wear your Halloween costume and get ready to enjoy spooky music and tasty treats at our final meeting of 2019.

 

 

Dobson Ranch Library

Craft Night: Halloween
Thurs | Oct 17 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | DR
Teens and adults are invited to craft Halloween and fall-themed decor. Ages 14+

Escape Room: The Masque of the Red Death
Oct 19 | 11:00am – 4:00pm | DR
Prince Prospero, in the midst of a deadly plague, has summoned a thousand hale and light-hearted friends and retired to the deep seclusion of one of his castellated abbeys. With the pestilence raging outside the castle walls, Prospero has prepared a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence, but will the stone walls of his fortress be enough to keep the masque of death from infiltrating his party? Visit the seven elaborate chambers and escape the red death before the clock of ebony strikes midnight!
Registration is required. Ages 14+.