Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
From the beginning of human existence, we've been fascinated by the supernatural. Join members of the National Society of Paranormal Investigation and Research, Inc. and The Ghost Guild as they discuss how late 19th-century paranormal investigative methods compare with the present day. Which research methods are different due to technological innovations, and what techniques from the past are still in use by investigators today? In this virtual presentation, learn how groups like NSPIR and The Ghost Guild conduct their own 21st-century paranormal investigations.
Halloween The Hamstead Murderess and Writing True Crime
Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Oberlin Regional Library
Who was the woman speculated to be Jack the Ripper? True crime buffs won't want to miss this opportunity to learn the history of Mary Eleanor Pearcy, also known as the Hampstead Murderess, whose violent crimes led some inspectors to believe that Jack the Ripper may not have been a man after all.
All Age Programs
Hidden Harry Potter
Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.
Virtual All Ages
Learn the secrets behind all the thrilling Potter films in this fun program! We’ll show hidden details, inside jokes and great moments that many Potter fans have never noticed before. This program is also a celebration of kindness, as most of J.K. Rowling's greatest heroes are also the kindest characters in her stories. A feast for Potter fans of all ages!
Spooky wreaths, movie watch parties, scavenger hunts and more! Use the advanced search on our event page to find teen programs at a library near you.
Halloween hooplas, minute-to-win-it, monster science, scary stories and more!
Use the advanced search feature on our event page to find programs by age, location and topics.
Yound Child Programs
Halloween storytimes include all the books, music, rhymes and movement of our regular storytimes! Costumes are welcome but not required. For information about Halloween storytime locations, dates and times, please use the advanced search tools on our event page.