Enjoy Spooky, Silly, and Costumed Fun with the Halloween Events at the Vigo County Public Library!

We’re grateful that the Vigo County Public Library believes in the reach and efficacy of Haute Happenings enough to allocate a small portion of the library’s promotional budget to sponsorship of posts such as this one. All opinions are our own, and our enthusiasm for the library’s seasonal events is genuine! 

Rarely a day or week goes by where I don’t feel thankful for the Vigo County Public Library. The members of this organization are always looking for ways to serve our community better. One of the ways in which they do that is by offering fun, safe, seasonal events! This month, the library is the place to be when it comes to FREE Halloween fun!

Take a peek at what’s on the library’s calendar:

Monday Oct 15. 2:00 p.m. Watch This! West Frankenweenie Movie Event at VCPL West Branch. Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with refreshments, drop-in activities, and a special showing of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie.

Fri Oct 19. 6:00 p.m. Once Upon a Mystery for teens at VCPL West Branch. Some of your favorite fairy tale characters have gathered for a great celebration, but one of them may be hiding a dark secret. Enjoy food and drinks while working to solve a mystery. Costumes are allowed but not required. Registration Required.

From the library: “This is our teen mystery night and it will be interactive fun with teens that register.”

Oct 23-26 and Oct 29-30. 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Halloween Costume Swap at VCPL West Branch. All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween. Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.

Thurs Oct 25. 6:00  p.m. Watch This! Hocus Pocus at VCPL Main Branch. 25 years have passed since the Sanderson sisters bewitched the town of Salem! Join us for this classic Halloween film, in which a trio of young children joins forces with a cat to break the spell and save their town.

Friday, October 26. 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the West Branch. Come in costume and come ready to read! Ages 0-5: Come dressed up for Halloween! Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear spooky (and not so spooky) stories and create a tasty craft. Each child will receive a special Halloween treat. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this special storytime. 

Fri October 26. Halloween Book Giveaway from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Main Branch of the Vigo County Public Library. Put on your costume and start your night of Trick or Treating downtown with a free book from the VCPL.

Fri October 26. Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime at the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 0-5: Come dressed up for Halloween! Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear spooky (and not so spooky) stories and create a tasty craft. Each child will receive a special Halloween treat. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this special storytime.

October 28. West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat. Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat event.  The Westside Hometown Holiday parade starts at 3:00PM at IGA and ends at the VCPL, West Branch at 4:30PM where you can take part in the costume contest and collect a variety of treats in a safe environment.  Stop by the library trunk for a free book, while supplies last.

 

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