With October underway it’s the season of spooky, scary and fun and the Elkhart Public Library has a number of activities for Halloween fans of all ages.
From stories of the paranormal to costume making and pumpkin launching, the library has you covered this season.
Here are the activities happening this month:
- Monday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m., the downtown library book club will host a discussion on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
- Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m., downtown library is hosting pumpkin painting for teens. Pumpkins will remain displayed until Halloween
- Saturday, Oct. 20 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Island Park in Elkhart, EPL will be participating in the City of Elkhart’s Safe Trunk or Treat
- Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., BSR Paranormal will host a discussion on ghost hunting followed by a search of the library for any paranormal activity
- Friday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ETHOS Innovation Center is hosting their Science Spooktacular, EPL will be doing an alien autopsy
- Monday, Oct. 29, at 4:30 p.m., the downtown library is hosting Mad Scientist, where children can come dressed up and participate in gross experiments with ETHOS Innovation Center
- Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m., the downtown library will host a Halloween parade for kiddos in costume, stories and a craft
- Monday, Oct. 31, at 4:30 p.m., the downtown library will host a Halloween party with games, a craft, prizes for book-themed costumes and much more. Free tickets are available beginning Oct. 15.
As always for the full list of activities check out our events calendar.