It’s a Spooky Time of Year!

Check out our new Main Floor Display…It’s a Spooky Time of Year!

Here comes the fall and with it comes cool, crisp days and falling leaves; the perfect setting for Halloween, and of course, a little spookiness!  Trying to get into the Halloween Spirit?  Scare up some fun with a classic horror flick, bake some ghostly cookies or learn how sew your own Halloween costume!  Hosting a Halloween party?  We have everything you need to plan your perfectly spooky party!  You’ll find all this and more on the new main floor display, including these great library materials:

Best of Halloween Tricks and Treats by the staff of Better Homes & Gardens

“Cool ideas for a personalizing any Halloween party.  From spooky to whimsical and everything in between, Halloween Tricks and Treats is a treasure-trove of neat ideas and helpful how-tos for adding a personal touch to your Halloween parties and celebrations. You’ll get instructions for throwing Halloween parties that are festive for the whole family and learn how to make Halloween decorations that will transform your home into the spookiest place on the block. Plus, you’ll get tasty recipes for Halloween treats, easy-to-follow craft projects, and step-by-step instructions for making handmade Halloween costumes that are clever, creative, and fun.”   (From the Publisher)

The House on Haunted Hill DVD

Part Ghost Story, Part “Who Done It” originally released in 1958. ” Vincent Price is the owner of a haunted house who offers five strangers $10,000 to spend the night in his house. When they accept his offer, they soon regret it. A great old fashioned ghost story with a wild finish and a new twist.” (from library catalog)  Grab the popcorn and get ready for the chills!

The Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer

“Isabella Swan’s move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella’s life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. Up until now, Edward has managed to keep his vampire identity a secret in the small community he lives in, but now nobody is safe, especially Isabella, the person Edward holds most dear. The lovers find themselves balanced precariously on the point of a knife — between desire and danger.”   (From the Publisher)

Extreme Pumpkins by Tom Nardone

“Pumpkins are supposed to be scary!  Based on his popular and addictive website ‘ExtremePumpkins’, Tom Nardone has created a full-color guide to pumpkin carving that’s truly frightening. Featuring the website’s signature Puking Pumpkin, and spanning everything from Drowning Pumpkin, Crime Scene Pumpkin, and Cannibal Pumpkin to Electrocuted Pumpkin and other never-before-seen designs, this gleefully gory guide is nothing short of a manifesto to take back Halloween from the cheerful, the cutesy, and the parent-sanctioned.”   (From the Publisher)

And don’t forget the music, check out the Media section for the perfect party music for your Halloween Get Together … or to scare away the Trick or Treat-ers!

– posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

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