Stories, songs and trick-or-treating in the library! Please come in costume.
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To register for one program only, simply find it on the calendar below and click that link.
Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2023 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 9:15am to 9:45am
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
01:00 PM to 03:00 PMContact: The Help Desk, (845) 986-1047, Ext. 4
October 30: AWPL Halloween Special - Bell Book and Candle (1958) A bewitching comedy about an enchanting subject! Based on John Van Druten’s 1950 Broadway play, it stars James Stewart and Kim Novak, and features Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs. Hermione Gingold, Elsa Lanchester and Janice Rule. Gillian Holroyd (Novak) is a modern-day witch living in Greenwich Village; she fancies her new neighbor, publisher Shep Henderson (Stewart), and despises his fiancée - so she uses her cat, Pyewacket, to cast a love spell on him. Not rated: 1 hour 46 minutes.Location:AWPL Community RoomAge Group:Adult
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
What’s so scary about the Skeleton Man?! Read the book and find out then we’ll discuss it while enjoying a book-themed treat. The first 6 people to register will receive a free copy of the book.
Grades 3 – 5
Location:Activity RoomAge Group:Children
Monday, October 30, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
06:00 PM to 07:45 PMContact: The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 4
Experience the intrigue of a "social autopsy" firsthand by joining us in dissecting the Salem Witch Trial events through a chronological lens. Discover how interconnected threads wove together, ultimately leading to the disaster and exposing our once-held common knowledge as mere folklore and fairy tales.
Embark on a journey of exploration as we delve into this unique presentation, examining political unrest spanning two continents, tax maps, family ancestry, legal-historical elements, and a recurring mental health phenomenon that spans centuries. Be a part of this engaging exploration, as we delve deep into the authentic history behind the Salem Witch Trials.
Shannon Fisher is an active member of the Salem and Peabody historical societies in Essex County, Massachusetts. She is a self-professed "professional amateur historian” and an extensive focus on medieval history and disaster studies. In her role as a professional Emergency Manager with Orange County, she combines her 20 years expertise in disaster analysis from her time in the US Air Force with a unique historical framework.Location:AWPL Community RoomAge Group:Adult