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October 3, 2022 | Library Staff

Spooky Reads (and more!)

Oh my gourd! 🎃 Are you getting into the Halloween spirit? We sure are! Check out some titles from the library–from terrifying to cozy–to celebrate Spooky Season! Visit our displays on both floors or take a look at our lists below.

Click the title to find out more information, place a hold, or check out digitally!

Early Titles

Beatrice Likes the Dark by April Genevieve Tucholke

Construction Site Gets a Fright! by Sherri Duskey Rinker

The Crayons Trick or Treat by Drew Daywalt

A Friend for Ghost by Suzanne Kaufman

Goodnight Train Halloween by June Sobel

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago

How to Catch a Witch by Alice Walstead

Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue by Paula Harrison

The Monsters on the Broom by Annemarie Riley Guertin

The Most Haunted House in America by Jarrett Dapier

Our Day of the Dead Celebration by Ana Aranda

Peppa’s Halloween Party

Truck or Treat by Hannah Eliot

Juvenile Titles

Case Closed: Mystery in the Mansion by Laura Magaziner

Cattywampus by Ash Van Otterloo

Daybreak on Raven Island by Fleur Bradley

Ghost Squad by Claribel A. Ortega

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Goosebumps series by R. L. Stine

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Hoodoo by Ronald L. Smith

The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

Little Witch by Anna Elizabeth Bennett

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: Collected from American Folklore by Alvin Schwartz

Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Spirit Hunters series by Ellen Oh

Young Adult Titles

Bad Witch Burning by Jessica Lewis

Book Of Shadows by M. Verano

Burn Down, Rise Up by Vincent Tirado

Clown in a Cornfield by Adam Cesare

Dead Flip by Sara Farizan

The Girls Are Never Gone by Sarah Glenn Marsh

House of Furies by Madeleine Roux

The Lost Girls: A Vampire Revenge Story by Sonia Hartl

The Merciless by Danielle Vega

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite by Zoraida Córdova, Natalie C. Parker

White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson

Adult Titles

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes

Devil House by John Darnielle

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel by Deborah Harkness

The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling

The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas

The Haunted Season by G. M. Malliet

The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Kentucky Haunts by Daniel Meyer

Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews

Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by Heather Webber

Vampires, Bones and Treacle Scones by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Wicked Witch Murder by Leslie Meier

Watch some family-friendly spooky movies! 👻 Check out the titles below. Place a hold and pick up later–or find them digitally on Hoopla!

The Addam’s Family

Beetlejuice

Casper

Coco

Coraline

Frankenweenie

Goosebumps

Halloween Town High

Hocus Pocus

Hotel Transylvania

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Peppa Pig Pumpkin Party

Scooby-Doo films

If you’re looking for movies that will make you want to sleep with your lights on–check out our horror movie display, or some of the titles below.

The Black Phone

Bodies, Bodies, Bodies

Candyman

Carrie

Get Out

Hellraiser

Hereditary

Lovecraft Country (TV Series)

Malignant

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Umma

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Whether you’re looking for some tricks or some treats, the library has you covered on spooky content.

Have a spook-tacular Halloween!