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Halloween Fun at your Library!


kids in halloween costumesWould You Let A Ghost Borrow Your Library Book? Story and Craft for Kids

 

Would you like your children to love books? We would too! Come to this special storytime and craft. You and your child will listen to stories and make a felt ghost bookmark to take home. For ages 4 – 8.

 

 

 

 

Halloween Story Times and Crafts

Get in the Halloween spirit with this special storytime for young children. Enjoy books and songs about all things Halloween, and make a cute pumpkin craft.

 

Halloween Parades

Join us for a fun Halloween Parade and trick or treating through the library!

 

Costume Contests

Don't forget to dress up! 

 

Haunted Houses

Come to the Haunted House… if you dare! A chilling, thrilling experience featuring some special tricks and treats!

 

7th Annual Harvest Festival and Holiday Boutique at the Almaden Community Center and Library

Spooktacular Family Fun! Come in your most spooktacular outfits and take part in costume parades through out the day.

 

Check out Halloween from previous years at the library on Flickr!



STUFF! An Arts and Craft Program for Children @ King Library


Book Cover: Card Making by Sally HenryAre you always looking for cards for those special occasions but never have one on hand? Then join us for our next STUFF! program at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on Saturday, May 14 at 3:00 PM. This time Chris and Mickey, our artistic volunteers, will show us how to make greeting cards for all occasions using collage. We will furnish all the supplies, you just bring your imagination and creativity! Remember that parking is FREE until 6:00 PM at the 4th Street Garage located above the Flames restaurant. Also, the library does have a collection of children's card making books that you can borrow.

 

The company synonymous with greeting cards is of course Hallmark. The company was founded by the 18 year old Joyce C. Hall in 1910; if you're curious and you'd like to find out more about the history of Hallmark then visit http://corporate.hallmark.com/history/Founding-1910s. Mr. Hall also wrote a book called When You Care Enough. Unfortunately the book is not available at San Jose Public Library but you can request it through our Link+ service.