Halloween

Each year the library puts together a ghoulish good time for children and adults with creepy crafts, spooky stories and ghostly games at multiple locations.

Halloween

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Wednesday
October
16
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Arts & Crafting
The arm bone is connected to the…what bone? Make skeleton crafts, shake your bones and learn a little about what holds us all together. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.
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Registration Required
Thursday
October
17
3:30​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Do you have what it takes to challenge your friends to the ultimate Harry Potter Trivia Challenge? Recommended for tweens and teens.
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Registration Required
Thursday
October
17
5:30​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Don’t be a scaredy-cat; come to the library for a spooky Halloween event filled with creepy crafts, activities and an even creepier movie… if you dare. Recommended for tweens and teens.
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Registration Required
Friday
October
18
2:00​pm
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Can you survive the Salem Witch Trials? Jump back in time with us to 1692 Massachusetts and find out! Recommended for families.
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No Registration Required
Friday
October
18
3:30​pm
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Explore crime scene evidence, fingerprints and more as you hone your forensic science skills! Recommended for families.
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Registration Required
Saturday
October
19
10:30​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Let's crochet a pumpkin! This fall themed pattern will create a small 3D pumpkin. Learn this quick pattern to create your own pumpkin patch at home! Prior crochet experience required.
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Registration Required
Saturday
October
19
11:00​am
Event Category: Maker/DIY
The Vocational Academy of Makeup & Prosthetics (VAMP) go over the essentials of horror makeup. Create ghastly injuries & take your costume to the next level. This event is for adults 18 and older.
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Registration Required
Saturday
October
19
3:00​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Find out what is haunting your local library and what phobias haunt your friends. Recommended for teens.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
October
22
10:15​am
(South Trail - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Don't get spooked by our Halloween friends, get wrapped up in fun with them instead! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
October
22
10:30​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Don't get spooked by our Halloween friends, get wrapped up in fun with them instead! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.
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Spooky Florida Guide

Find information about Halloween and learn how it came into existence, and read up on all things spooky with the Spooky Florida guide for kids, tweens and teens.