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Northland Library offering chilling programs this month to help you get your ghoul on

October 6, 2018

The Northland Public Library in McCandless is playing host to a series of programs this month to help kids and adults get into the Halloween spirit.

Walking Dead Day: 11-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13. Teen and adult fans of the graphic comic “The Walking Dead” by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard will gather to chat about their favorite characters and pick up some exclusive “Walker” swag. No registration is required.

Spooky Storytelling Workshop: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 19 and 26. Kids in fourth through eighth grades can learn how to tell a spooky story during this three-week long workshop.

During the first week participants will select their story. During week two, they will personalize the tale. The third session will be an opportunity to read the story to the group and family members who are invited to attend. Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions.

Terrifying Tales from the Cabin: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. A 21 and older event featuring author Thomas White, who will also share some terrifying local stories at the Jones-Neely Log House in Franklin Park’s Bluberry Hills Park.Participants can share their own creepy stories or have someone else tell the tale by emailing it to: colemank2@einetwork.net.

Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs to sit around the bonfire. Snacks and libations will be provided. Register online, in person at the adult services desk or by telephone at 412-366-8100, Ext. 113.

Owl’oween Pumpkins, Owls and Bats: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25: Kids of all ages are invited to wear their Halloween costumes when they stop by the children’s department for fun crafts, a costume parade through the library, games, STEM and treats. No registration is required.