Halloween can be a frighteningly frenzied time of year. Between shopping for and creating treats, costumes and decorations, parents may be seeking a simple solution for seasonal fun without adding to the already hectic time and expenses!
Omaha Public Library (OPL) can help with fun, free, pre-planned programs and activities for all ages to enjoy. Browse all Halloween programsopens a new window happening across OPL's 12 locations. Some highlights include Halloween Spooktacularopens a new window at Florence Branch on Wednesday, Oct. 23; a Saturday full of Halloween eventsopens a new window on Oct. 26; Haunted Omaha: Tales of the Paranormalopens a new window at Abrahams Branch Tuesday, Oct. 29; Novel Pictures Book Club: Candymanopens a new window happening at Alamo Drafthouse's Midtown location on Wednesday, Oct. 30; and lots of fun events the day before and on Halloweenopens a new window.
Library users can also check out spooky booksopens a new window, horror moviesopens a new window and other materials from OPL's collection that keep you watching or turning pages for some thrills and chills! OPL staffer and Well-Read Collectiveopens a new window member David Dick also has some frighteningly good recommendations for horror reads in this blog postopens a new window published earlier this month.