Haunted Happenings at the Barrington Area Library

The Talk in 60010
October 16, 2015

If you love Halloween, then the Barrington Area Library is the place to be this month!






For kids & families:







  • Monster Mash Dance Party
    Saturday, Oct 17, 11-11:45 AM
    All ages w/ caregiver
    Dancing stories costumes = toe-tappin' fun! Costumes welcome - it's a party after all! Just drop in!


  • Fall Family Festival
    Friday, Oct 23, 2-4 PM
    All ages w/ caregiver
    Let's celebrate fall with storytelling, crafts, and games! Just drop in!


  • Costume Party Story Time
    Thursday, Oct 29, 10-10:45 AM
    Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver
    Wear a costume to this special story time! After stories and songs, get ready to march through the library in a costume parade. Just drop in!







For adults & young adults:







  • Maker Makeup
    Tuesday, Oct 20, 7 PM | Register
    Want to be a cat for Halloween? Or a mermaid? Use our Maker Lab to create costume elements with the 3D printer and makeup templates on the Silhouette. Families welcome!


  • H.H. Holmes' Murder Mansion
    Thursday, Oct 22, 7 PM | Register
    Adam Selzer gives a gripping talk on H.H. Holmes, star of the best-selling Devil in the White City. An author of young adult novels, Selzer works as a Chicago historian and tour guide by night, specializing in ghost lore, crime, and other oddities.


  • Lights Out, Everybody: Mystery and Horror from the Golden Age of Radio
    Friday, Oct 30, 7 PM | Register
    Go back to a time when radio was a "theater of the mind," with voices and sounds creating unique —and sometimes terrifying— entertainment. Experience retellings from some of radio's great mystery and horror shows, including Lights Out, Inner Sanctum, along with Orson Welles and the most infamous broadcast of all time!