Scary Fun Stuff for Halloween at HCPL

Photo Credit: Jack o' Lantern by wwarby via flickr/creative commonsAh, Halloween! A time to gather with loved ones around a cozy fire…and scare them out of their wits! Harris County Public Library has books, music and videos to help you celebrate this spookiest of all seasons. Also, many HCPL branches will be presenting special Halloween programs--from crafts and costume contests to pumpkin-carving and blacklight karaoke.

La Porte Community Library
Teen Craft: Glow Lantern
Wednesday, October 26. 4-5:00 PM
Create spooky lanterns out of recycled bottles.

North Channel Branch Library
Children's Halloween Craft and Costume Parade
Wednesday, October 26. 4:30 PM
Join us in the library for a Halloween themed craft. We'll also have candy and march around the library in our costumes-don't forget yours! Groups please call.

La Porte Community Library
ToddlerTime Costume Party!
Thursday, October 27. 10:15 AM and 11:00 AM
Halloween stories! Wear your costumes! Recommended for toddlers who are 18 months - 3 years old.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library
Children’s Halloween Party!
Thursday, October 27. 4:00 PM
You're invited! Games, Tasty Treats and Prizes! Wear your Halloween costume!

Aldine Branch Library
Children’s Pumpkin Carving Party
Thursday, October 27. 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Join us at our annual pumpkin carving party.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Deadline to register: 8:00 PM Wed. Oct 26. Register HERE.

Atascocita Branch Library
Teen Halloween: Cosplay Chess
Thursday, October 27. 6:00 – 7:45 PM
Put on your best Halloween costume and join us for a living game of chess. You are a chess piece forced to battle for your life. You don't need to know how to place chess, just how to stay in character. We will be serving terrifying treats and award prizes for Best Costume, Funniest Costume and more!

Aldine Branch Library
Fall Festival for All Ages!
Saturday, October 29. 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Free family fun: Face painting, pumpkin carving contest, games, food and entertainment.

Northwest Branch Library
Sounds of Cypress Spooktacular Concert
For the whole family
Saturday, October 29. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Come listen to live music out on our front lawn.

Northwest Branch Library
Tales from Beyond for Teens
Saturday, October 29. 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Mick Corley presents Tales From Beyond! Learn about shrunken heads, voodoo, mummies, and many more oddities sure to shock.

Northwest Branch Library
Children’s Halloween Monster Mash
Saturday, October 29. 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Come trick or treat at the library, play ghoulish games and make creepy crafts.

Galena Park Branch Library
Children’s Trick or Treat @ Your Library!
Monday, October 31. 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Wear your costumes for some trick or treating and Halloween crafts.

Kingwood Branch Library
All Ages Halloween
Monday, October 31. 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Show off your costume before trick or treating. Fun Halloween activities for everyone!

Evelyn Meador Branch Library
Teen Halloween Party and Costume Contest!
Monday, October 31. 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Trick or treat your local library and show off your ghoulish garb!

Katherine Tyra Branch Library
Teen Time Blacklight Karaoke Party!
Monday, October 31. 4:00 PM.
Stop by the library on Halloween for the Blacklight Karaoke party! All teens welcome.  Call branch for more details: 281-550-0885.

All programs are free and open to the public. Check your branch webpage for more programs and information.

Photo Credit: Jack o' Lantern by wwarby via Flickr/Creative Commons