Looking to get into the Halloween spirit?

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Come into the library, where we have tons of scary (and also not-so-scary) and spooky books and movies on display for you to check out. Just browse the rack, or check out this handy list if there’s a particular ghoulish creature you like best.


  • The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Fledgling by Octavia Butler
  • Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
  • Nosferatu directed by F.W. Murnau
  • The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Catherine Jinks


  • Beautiful Decay by Sylvia Lewis
  • Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
  • Something Strange and Deadly and A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard


  • Absent by Katie Williams
  • The Dead and Buried by Kim Harrington
  • Dial-a-Ghost by Eva Ibbotson
  • The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle
  • The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
  • The Sixth Sense directed by M. Night Shyamalan

revenge of the witchWitches!

  • I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
  • I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem by Maryse Cond
  • Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
  • Spellcaster by Claudia Gray
  • Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson

The End GamesZombies!

  • The Drum, the Doll and the Zombie by John Bellairs
  • The End Games by T. Michael Martin
  • The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  • I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It by Adam Selzer


  • The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois Duncan
  • Psycho directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  • Rear Window directed by Alfred Hitchcock
  • A Treasury of Victorian Murder by Rick Geary

CoralineAnd Other Creepies…

  • Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke
  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • Darker Still and The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart by Leanna Renee Hieber
  • Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link
  • Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Stranger With My Face by Lois Duncan

These are just the tip of the iceberg. Make sure you visit the library to get your Halloween fix!

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