Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Marketing, Downtown Main Library
A mysterious fog has fallen at the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library and souls young and old are welcome to visit – if you dare – for the spookiest time of year. Across the Library there are reports of ghosts and ghouls appearing to unsuspecting trick-or-treaters seeking haunting books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and more!
Spooky Sightings at the Library
Halloween is in 3D at the Deer Park Branch, opens a new window. Pop-up haunted houses and books for young witches and wizards are available to check out, opens a new window. Soon there will be five times more room for spooks and scares as the new 25,000-square-foot Deer Park Next Generation Library, opens a new window opens in late fall 2021!
A spooky skeleton awaits with a web of spiders ready to guide those brave – or foolish – enough who venture in to the Delhi Township Branch, opens a new window for a look at their haunting Halloween collection, opens a new window.
Lingering spirits have no excuse missing the latest thriller. Become “Undead and Well-read” at the Monfort Heights Branch. You may even see a monster in your book!
Books, DVDs, and audiobooks at the Blue Ash Branch, opens a new window have been transformed into a freaky Frankenstein’s monster, a wicked witch, and more. The only way to release the spell is to visit and check the items out for yourself, opens a new window!
Visit the Preservation Lab’s Instagram page, opens a new window for five of the scariest “preservation horrors” that they encounter in their work. It’s bound to be a fun but frightening week that you won’t want to miss!
Tales from the Library’s Resident Warlock
Warlock Vorobock Reads, opens a new window is an audio storytime for grownups. In each episode, librarian Adam Vorobock reads one fantastical, shiver-inducing tale. If you enjoy sitting around a campfire, listening to a storyteller as the flames leap higher into the darkness and the trees seem to inch a little closer, this podcast is for you.