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Haunt your House – Make your House Frightful for the Season (adults)
September 12, 7-8:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough
Dust off the spiders and cobwebs of your fall decor. Rich & Debbie Norz from Norz Hill Farm & Market, and professional house haunters, will demonstrate how to create a ghastly outdoor space. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/176477

The Ghosts of Princeton (adults)
October 5, 7-8:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch, located at 64 Washington Street in Rocky Hill
Princeton is haunted and paranormal investigators will prove it. Mimi Omiecinski from Princeton Tour Company has been investigating the charming town of Princeton and its internationally recognized campus for over ten years. During this presentation, guests will learn about the ghosts of Princeton as well as how investigators use equipment to continuously prove Princeton is haunted. Guests will be able to use the equipment – EMF Meters, dowsing rods, therma-meters and the PEAR Lamp to see if the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch is haunted. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/148581

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – presented by Raconteur Radio (adults)
October 7, 2-3:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Warren Township Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Boulevard in Warren Township
A staged radio play based on the 1886 novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. This event has been funded by the Friends of the Warren Township Library. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/169828

Ghostly Discussions – Share your Ghost Story or Paranormal Experience (adults)
October 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough
Nationally recognized ghost hunter Gordon Thomas Ward will share his knowledge of ghostly experiences in NJ.  Following his introduction the audience is invited to share their paranormal experiences. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/172723

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (grades 2-8)
October 19, 7-8 p.m
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Bright Star Touring Theatre presents: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Sponsored by the Friends of the Bridgewater Library. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/134920

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax …Or Did She? (adults)
October 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Just in time for Halloween, learn about the background and new information on the Lizzie Borden case. Presented by a world renowned Paranormal Investigator, Al Rauber. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/133781

Lethal Library Event: What a Character with the NY Chapter of Mystery Writers of America (adults)
October 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Manville Library branch, located at 100 South 10th Avenue in Manville
What makes a fictional character memorable? Must (s)he be attractive? Flawed? Likable? Even human? Any of the above? The first step is to make readers care … and that’s not as easy as you think. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/168437

Historic Haunts of Central Jersey (adults)
October 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s North Plainfield Memorial Library branch, located at 6 Rockview Avenue in North Plainfield
Gordon Thomas Ward will entertain us with Historic Haunts from the shadowed woods of the Somerset Hills to the dappled banks of the Delaware River. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/133404

Color and Conjure (adults)
October 25, 7-8:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Watchung Library branch, located at 12 Stirling Road in Watchung
Explore the origins of some of our most beloved Halloween traditions, then participate in a ritual of coloring and conjuring. Presented by local author Natalie Zaman. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/170459

Halloween Magic (all ages)
October 30, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s North Plainfield Memorial Library branch, located at 6 Rockview Avenue in North Plainfield
Get ready for a non-scary show filled with Halloween tricks and treats featuring the magician, Brian Richards. Registration required: http://sclsnj.libnet.info/event/133395

Kids–the Halloween fun doesn’t stop here.
Check your local branch’s program listings for more Halloween activities and don’t forget to stop by your library to trick-or-treat.

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