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Let's scare up some fun!

Celebrate the frightful fun of Halloween throughout October with story times, craft programs, and, of course, trick-or-treating at our library branches.

Thursday, October 31: Happy Halloween!

Dress up in your Halloween costume and come to a Read-and-Treat Story Time on October 31 at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. at the Bailey Cove Library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza S.E., 256-881-0257

Trick-or-Treat at the Main Library on October 31 from 10 a.m. to noon and from 4 to 6 p.m. Goblins, witches, pirates, princesses, and ghouls of all sorts are welcome to trick-or-treat at our downtown location, 915 Monroe St. For more information contact Annie Pendergrass at 256-532-5949 or

The Youth Services department at the Main Library will stage a Spooktacular Puppet Show on October 31 at 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The program will feature fun tales pulled from some of our favorite books, rhymes, and songs. Bring along the whole family to enjoy your Halloween treats, a show and a creepy craft, too. For more information, contact Annie Pendergrass at 256-532-5949 or

The Supernova Science Club at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library will explore Spooky Science on October 31 at 4 p.m. The club is open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, October 31, 2013 (All day)