This is Halloween: Crafts, Costumes and More!

As Halloween approaches, the Lydia Olson Library has materials for all Halloween occasions. This list includes everything from festive cookbooks to scary movies!

All Hallows’ Eve : 13 stories by Vivian Vande Velde

Pre-K – 12 Collection V3631 A55

This book offers 13 short spooky stories for all ages. You’ll find ghosts, vampires and pranks gone awry! Read them all at once, or one a night leading up until Halloween! Just spooky enough to questions the monsters under your bed!

Betty Crocker Halloween Cookbook

Available online

Festive recipes for a Halloween party coming your way! This cookbook offers how to plan a “Fright Fest” as well as creative snacks such as bugs in a blanket, lemon slime punch and brownie pumpkin cheesecake! This book is online and downloadable so it’s convenient for last minute planning.


NMU Media PN1995.9 .H6 2007

This movie reinvents the 1987 classic “Halloween.” This movie is considered the ultimate slasher classic. After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, escapes form the mental institution after being put there at the age of ten. He then returns to his hometown to find his little sister and anyone in his way is toast. This movie is rated R for strong brutal bloody violence and terror.


Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night

GT4965 .R634 2003

This book is about how Halloween has evolved into what we know it as today. Rooted in Celtic and Christian ritual, this book takes a look at how Halloween evolved into the commercialized version we celebrate today.

Costumes, Accessories, Props, and Stage Illusions Made Easy by Barb Rogers

TT633 .R636 2005

If you need a costume, this book is for you! It offers simple directions on how to build any part of a costume. In all honesty, there’s a cowgirl on an ostrich on the cover so how could you go wrong?

Scream: 1,2 AND 3

NMU Media PN1995.9 .H6 S22 2007

It’s a scary movie triple feature! This set will keep you occupied for approximately 5.8 hours. It will help get anyone into the Halloween spirit! If you love movie marathons, this is the set for you.

We have tons of children books that aren’t listed as well as scary movies and books!┬áIf you have any questions on these titles or any other Halloween materials, don’t hesitate to stop by or contact us!

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