Alliance – The Alliance Public Library is hosting several events during Halloween week.
Story Time for ages 3-6 will feature Spooky Stories, Halloween Safety with the Alliance Police Department and a Costume Parade on Tuesday, October 26 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, October 28 at 1 p.m. in the new Children’s Room. Remember to wear your Halloween costumes. Also for Preschool through grade 2, the search for Gertie the Ghost continues through Saturday, October 30 during library hours. Find Gertie in the library and return her to the Circulation Desk for a prize, with one prize per child during the month.
For grades 3-6, the Youth Book Club will share “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan, first in the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. Discussion time is Tuesday, October 26 from 4:30 -5:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk with no fee, since this is a book kit from the Nebraska Library Commission.
For grades Kindergarten and up, you are invited to join in Halloween movie fun. Movie Night at the Alliance Public Library will be Friday, October 29 from 6-8 p.m. featuring “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. Then on Saturday, October 30 from 3-5 p.m., the Movie Matinee will be a double feature of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “The Dog Who Saved Christmas”. For both movies, dress in your Halloween outfit for a Costume Contest and refreshments will be provided by the Alliance Public Library Foundation!
For more information, visit our Alliance Public Library Facebook page and website, or contact Cynthia Horn, Children’s and Youth Librarian at 762-1387.