September 2012

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Halloween Programs

Have a SPOOKtacular good time! Enjoy the wide variety of Halloween programs for children, teens, adults, and families taking place in a Library location near you. Here’s the complete schedule of upcoming events:

Halloween Family Night
Tuesday, October 23 at 5:30 p.m.
Hyde Park Branch
Join us from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for crafts and treats, 6:30-7:30 for puppets, balloon animals, and face painting with Professor Paddy & Miss Ruthie of Scho-Lan Entertainment

Halloween Family Fun Night
Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Harrison Branch
Wear your costume and enjoy some stories and make a Spider Pop. Registration Required
For ages 12 & under with caregiver.

Mystical Nights - Tarot Card Readings
Wednesday, October 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Main Library, Reading Lounge
Experience the magic of Patricia Garry, local mystic, as she reads tarot cards. See what the future holds for you. For entertainment purposes only.
Adults.

Westwood Haunted Tour
Wednesday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Westwood Branch
Is the Westwood community haunted? Join us and various community sponsors in a ghost hunting tour of the Westwood area!
All ages.

Get Ready for Halloween
Thursday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Westwood Branch
Stop by and make a cool Trick or Treat bag!
Children.

Pumpking Painting
Thursday, October 25 at 3:00 p.m.
Oakley Branch
Decorate a pumpkin to take home and enjoy!
Children.

Halloween Crafts
Thursday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m.
Elmwood Place Branch
Children can make crafts to prepare for Halloween.

Teen Halloween Craft
Thursday, October 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Forest Park Branch
Teens come in and make a skeleton for Halloween. Registration Required

Creature Feature
Thursday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Harrison Branch
Watch a scary movie with us, if you dare! Refreshments provided. Movie rated PG-13. Ages 13-18. Please register in advance. Registration Required
Teens.

Shiver in Sharonville
Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Sharonville Branch
A Preschool Halloween party, parade and storytime. Costumes are optional.
Families.

Frightfully Fun Friday Night
Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, Children's Learning Center
Kids ages 8 - 12, join us in the Children's Learning Center for some spooky afterhours fun! Play games, share stories, make new friends, and scare yourself silly! Some snacks included! Registration required. Registration Required

TeenSpot's Annual Halloween Party
Friday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, TeenSpot
Join us for what is sure to be a scary good time. Play Live Clue, survive our haunted stacks, and eat some deliciously creepy food! Registration Required

Spooky Storytime
Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m.
North Central Branch
Description: Spooky stories, craft, & cookie!
Families.

Halloween Spooky Spectacular
Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m.
Delhi Township Branch
Dress up in your favorite costume and come to the library to make crafts and get treats.
All ages.

Paint a Pumpkin
Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m.
Greenhills Branch
Get ready for Halloween by painting a pumpkin. While supplies last.
Children.

Pumpkin Harvest Party
Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m.
Miami Township Branch
Come celebrate the season with us with pumpkin books, treats and a craft! Costumes welcome.
Families.

Readings of Another Kind
Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m.
Main Library, Reading Garden Lounge
Partake in a group physic reading and watch as renowned clairvoyant Victor Paruta makes metaphysical connections with audience members. Victor is the host of Ohio's largest metaphysical convention, The Victory of Light Expo. He has been voted best psychic by Cincinnati Magazine and he is a regular guest on radio and television including ABC's, The View.
Adults.

Magic in Mariemont
Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m.
Mariemont Branch
Enjoy the magic of amazing teen magician, Ben Klayer. Fun for the whole family!
All ages.

Halloween Party
Saturday, October 27 at 3:00 p.m.
Clifton Branch
Wear your costume and join us for an afternoon of fun! Get in the spirit of the full moon Halloween weekend! Costumes, candy, ghoulish madness!
All ages.

Special Halloween Storytime
Monday, October 29 at 10:00 & 11:00 a.m.
Loveland Branch
Children, wear your costume to this storytime event!

Scary Movie Mondays
Monday, October 29 at 3:30 p.m.
Avondale Branch
Prepare for Halloween with some scary movies in the Avondale basement!
All ages.

The Art of Edvard Munch
Monday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Madeira Branch
Presented by Alice Penrod
Adults.

Glow in the Dark Party Spider Balls!
Monday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Branch
Create your very own glow in the dark masterpiece just in time for Halloween or that cool party you're planning on hosting. Registration Required
Teens

Family Fun Evening: A Not-Too-Spooky Storytime
Monday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Covedale Branch
Join us for Halloween stories, crafts and fun, not-too-spooky.
For families with kids ages 2-6 years old.

Trick or Treat!
Tuesday, October 30 at 3:00 p.m.
Oakley Branch
Get ready for Halloween! We will be decorating trick or treating bags.
Children

Teens + Halloween = No Mummies (Or Daddies) Allowed!
Tuesday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m.
Madisonville Branch
Celebrate Halloween with games and treats (or tricks)...

The Mysteries of Yuck
Tuesday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m.
Price Hill Branch
Just in time for Halloween, a program about yucky, spooky, and creepy things! Presented by the Hamilton County Park District.
Children

Gothic Sock Puppets
Tuesday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m.
Avondale Branch
Teens, come create a gothic sock puppet!

Halloween Party
Tuesday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m.
Bond Hill Branch
Come celebrate this spooky holiday with us! We will have games, crafts, and creepy food.
Children and Teens

Spooky Sounds in the Library: Theremin Music by Nebula Girl
Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Main Library, Reading Garden Lounge
Celebrate Halloween with spooky sounds of the theremin performed by Nebula Girl.
All ages

Halloween Party
Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Elmwood Place Branch
Families are invited to enjoy food and games at the library to celebrate Halloween.
All ages

Ghosts and Spirits
Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Green Township Branch
Blanche Sullivan from Cincinnati Museum Center will present a slide show featuring the ghosts and spirits that haunt the tri-state area. Presented by the Friends of the Public Library. Registration Required
Adults

Halloween Film Night with "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror" Plus Live Soundtrack
Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Main Library, Reading Garden Lounge
Watch the classic silent German Expressionist horror film "Nosferatu" with a live circuit-bent soundtrack guaranteed to tingle spines & raise hairs. Spooky experimental music provided by Mark Shafer, Dark Elf, and others,
All ages

Preschool Trick or Treat Storytime
Wednesday, October 31 at 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Harrison Branch
Happy Halloween! Wear your costume, hear stories and trick-or-treat at the library.

Comic Trick or Treat
Wednesday, October 31 at 12:00 PM
Main Library, Reading Garden Lounge
Come get your comic book treat for Halloween (while supplies last) and learn more about getting graphic at the Library.
All ages

Face Painting
Wednesday, October 31 at 3:00 p.m.
Monfort Heights Branch
Stop in before trick or treat or a Halloween party to get your face painted to match your costume. Registration required.
All ages

Halloween Party
Wednesday, October 31 at 3:00 p.m.
Reading Branch
Come celebrate Halloween with fun activities and refreshments. Come in your costume...if you dare.
Families

Halloween Party
Wednesday, October 31 at 3:30 p.m.
Avondale Branch
Dress up in your favorite costume and come to the Library for a treat!
All ages

Boo to You, Scooby-Doo
Wednesday, October 31 at 4:00 p.m.
Green Township Branch
Join us for some Scooby-Doo fun as we celebrate Halloween. Games, craft and snack included. Registration Required.
Children