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Library Leisure: Halloween

Trick Or Treat! (October 31, 2023)

In celebration of the season, here you'll find all kinds of online Halloween fun.  Check out the games, movies, history and more below.  Happy Halloween!

Halloween History

Halloween is a wonderful example of syncretism.  From traditional Samhain and All Hallows Eve to modern trick-or-treating, check out these great reads about the history and changing traditions of Halloween.  Further reading includes the history of witchcraft and other interesting topics.


Dracula by Bram Stoker

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

At The Mountains Of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft


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