Posts in “halloween” (34)
It’s the spookiest time of the year again, and the Free Library is getting in on the action! Read on for ways to celebrate the Halloween season with us at every age. This year,… continue reading This is Halloween at the Free Library!
By written by Emily S. October 24, 2022
Howllo Boils and Ghouls... welcome back to the Free Library of Phrightadelphia's boo-log, as we draw near to the most haunted of holidays— Halloween ! This year is a monstrously… continue reading Famous Monsters of the Silver Scream: Dracula and Frankenstein
By written by Peter SM October 29, 2021
Teens recently joined the Field Teen Center and Nourishing Literacy teams for a SWEET Make and Take project! Candy buttons are small dots of colorful sugar candy attached to a strip of paper.… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Create Your Own Candy Buttons!
By written by Shayna M. October 26, 2021
Greeting fiends! The brisk winds of autumn are finally here, bringing colder nights for spooky reading... So much great horror fiction has been hitting our stacks, here are some of my current… continue reading Scary Reads for Autumn Chills | Horror Fiction Recommendations
By written by Ned W. October 25, 2021
I’ll admit it—I am a child of the 1980s. I mean, the stereotypical mallrat/latchkey kid who watched a lot of sitcoms, devoured the Sweet Valley High series , and ate large (think… continue reading Spooky Season Books and Films from Gen X to Gen Z
By written by Aimee TH October 18, 2021
40 years ago on this day, October 15, 1981, a film debuted that not only scared audiences but would send shivers through Hollywood for years to come, serving as not only an artistic influence on… continue reading Reopening the Book of the Dead: The Evil Dead 40th Anniversary
By written by Peter SM October 15, 2021
The Halloween season is here once again! Time for creepy decorations and spooky fun! While the way we celebrate Halloween Night might be different this year, the thrills of creepy comics will… continue reading Comic Book Frights for October
By written by Ned W. October 7, 2021 2
Howllo Boils and Ghouls!, Welcome back to the Free Library of Phrightadelphia's boo-log, on this most haunted of holidays— Halloween ! Usually, during this time of year, we'd be… continue reading Halloween 2020: I Want Candy!
By written by Peter SM October 30, 2020 2
People have had a fascination with haunted houses for centuries. This year, the Torresdale Library has taken their Haunted House online! These spooky places fill us with chills as spirits and… continue reading The Torresdale Library... is Haunted!
By written by Mike F. October 26, 2020
Blog post author Allison Wysong is a Children's Librarian at Tacony Library and a participant in Cohort 6 of the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries trainings. Although we're headlong… continue reading Tacony Library Celebrates Community Through Their Events
By written by Community-Centered Libraries December 20, 2019
Howllo Boils and Ghouls!, Welcome back to the Free Library of Phrightadelphia's blog, on this most haunted of holidays— Halloween ! It would seem to be that 2019 is the Year of the… continue reading Monstermania!: A Monstrous Halloween Playlist
By written by Peter SM October 31, 2019 1
If Blk Girl Soldier by Jamila Woods has been your anthem for the past few years... then you might be ready for the following booklist! Feeling telepathic? Step into this selection of *Black Girl… continue reading Black Girl Magic
By written by Gennifer R. October 23, 2019
At the beginning of each month, we highlight all the great new titles —books, ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music—that have been added to our catalog and will be available to check… continue reading Digital Media Highlights October 2019 | Streaming Screams Just in Time for Halloween!
By written by Peter SM October 18, 2019 2
Greetings friends, October is here once again! Time for jack-o'-lantern carving, horror movie marathons, and over-the-top Halloween decorations. Looking to add a healthy dose of horror to your… continue reading Creepy Comics for October Nights
By written by Ned W. October 2, 2019
Howllo Boils and Ghouls!, Welcome back to the Free Library of Phrightadelphia's blog, on this most haunted of holidays— Halloween ! Besides the usual seasonal scares that arise from the… continue reading This Is Halloween 2018!
By written by Peter SM October 31, 2018 1
Ah horror stories and teens – name a more iconic duo! I’ll wait... It does seem like teens are especially vulnerable to being haunted/stalked/murdered in fiction doesn’t it? If… continue reading YA Horror Stories to Keep You Up at Night
By written by Rachel F. October 25, 2018
Get into the proper Halloween spirit with these hair-raising creations… This invention features a life-sized ghoul with a “reservoir of fluids inside the head” that is… continue reading Creepy Halloween Inventions from the Philadelphia Patent & Trademark Resource Center (PTRC)
By written by Sharyl O. October 24, 2018
It’s October and you know what that means – it’s time for all things haunted and spooky! I’m not generally a person who is into witches and ghosts and demons , but this is… continue reading Haunting Horror and Chilling Comics for Halloween!
By written by Rachel F. October 17, 2018 2
Howllo Boils and Ghouls!, Welcome back to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog during this most haunted of holiday seasons, Halloween! Did you hear that unsettling sound?… continue reading Something's Skull-king Around the Free Library this Halloween...
By written by Peter SM October 30, 2017 1
The Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating Halloween on all corners of the city from the South and the North to the Northeast and Center City . Halloween isn’t merely for children to… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia Halloween Celebrations!
By written by Abbe K. October 13, 2017 2