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Holiday Happenings

Halloween Thrills and Chills! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark!Haunted house with bats flying out

Surratts-Clinton Branch
Saturday, October 18, 2 pm

Are you ready to be scared? Are you ready to laugh? Join us around the 'campfire' to listen to stories from Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark collection while munching on yummy s'mores? Ages 8-13.

Spooky Stories: October's Family Fun Night!

Beltsville Branch
Monday, October 20, 6:30 pm

Join us in the branch's newly renovated courtyard for stories that will invite goose bumps and giggles. Beltsville's own gifted teller Bill Mayhew and other members of Voices in the Glen storytelling guilds will lead us on a spine-tingling journey into the after-dark hours. For families, including children, ages five years and older.
Light refreshments provided by Friends of the Beltsville Branch Library.

Preschool Drive-in Halloween MovieKids in cardboard box cars

Bowie Branch
Thursday, October 30, 3 pm
After decorating their own cardboard box “car”, preschoolers will enjoy treats and watch an animated version of a Halloween themed picture book from their drivers’ seats. Registration required. Call 301-262-7000 to register.

Halloween Arts and Crafts

Hyattsville Branch
Thursday, October 30, 4 pm
Drop in and make Halloween crafts and decorations, such as a spooky spider or a scary skull, with members of the Hyattsville Teen Advisory Board. All ages are welcome.

Explore the New Kids eReading Room

Visit the digital collection for kids

Explore the new Kids eReading Room.

It is a kid friendly environment where kids can browse just ebooks and downloadable audiobooks meant for kids.

If you like humor, fantasy, mystery, historical fiction, comics, and other genres, checkout the Subject filters. 

Want to borrow a non-fiction ebook or downloadable audiobook? Explore subject categories like biography & autobiography, history, sports and recreation, science and nature.

Reading level search options make it easy to find ebooks and downloadable audiobooks appropriate for your grade, lexile or ATOM reading level. Check it out!

Model Car Mechanics

Model Car

Largo-Kettering Branch
Ages 8-13, Wednesdays, 3:30 pm
(October only); limit 12

Join us for a special five-week program. Make your very own model car! In the process, learn a bit about how cars are designed and how they work.   Call the Information Desk at (301) 336-4044 to register.
 

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