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Programs That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine!
The last two weeks of October are undoubtedly the spookiest time of the year. Each day, the sun goes down earlier and earlier. The wind seems to follow us down the street, stirring up piles of dead leaves behind us. Bare tree branches sway against a gloomy, gray sky. It's almost Halloween! Check out these upcoming RPL programs for a mix of tricks, treats, and community! For some spooky book suggestions, check out this blog post from RPL Bookologist!
Make & Take Halloween Jars
All Day, Oct. 20 - Nov. 2, East End Library
2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Books About Teen Entrepreneurship
Wow! This is our next-to-last prompt for the 2021 RPL Teen Reading Challenge. It's hard to believe that we are so close to the end. Like our last prompt, Prompt #11 "Read something by or about a teen entrepreneur" was a bit tricky. There are not a ton of books out there that feature teens in business. So, I was a little liberal when creating this list. Regardless, I think you will find the books and resources I included very interesting. Read on readers—for some fun reading recommendations!
The Henna Wars by Adib...
Haunted Houses and Things That Go Bump in the Night
As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler (please, let it get cooler!) I want to spend even more time nested in at home reading. It's October, so I want to read darker, scarier, books. Maybe books about … ghosts. Or haunted houses. I live in a little house built in the 1940s. The previous owner died in the house, but I've never seen (or felt) a ghostly presence. Which is, actually, quite a relief. I prefer my hauntings to be found between the pages of a book!
Enter these haunted houses … if you dare. Fiction...