Book Spine-tingling Entertainment for Halloween

Have a delightfully wicked Halloween season with a monstrously good mashup of scary story recommendations, frightfully fun films, and other creepily cool Library resources.

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Our librarians have used their dark literary magic to conjure a cauldron  of terror-inducing titles and quirky, spooktacular reads to get you in an appropriately fearsome mood for Halloween. 

31 Scares of October
You've been looking for fright in all the wrong places, haven't you? Since it's never too late to get your fear on, treat yourself to one of these tricky, creepy, twisty horror books. And keep the  candy for yourself....


Howling Good Books!
Celebrate Howl at the Moon Day/Night on October 26 with these children's books inspired by the majesty and ferocity of wolves.

Spooky Comics for Kids: Ghosts!
Mark the spooky season with these ghostly kids comics that are sure to give the whole family thrills and chills.

Spooky Comics for Kids: Witches!
If you're looking to add a bit of whimsy and magic into your October, look no further than these witchy graphic novels the whole family will enjoy.

Trick or Treat! Haunted BOOks for Halloween
Halloween Audiobooks for Kids
Browse hoopla and immediately borrow or stream seasonally sinister digital audiobooks.

Bluford Spooky October Reads
Eerie, creepy, or otherwise spooky books you can find in person at the Bluford Branch.

Halloween Reads
Trick or treat? Here are some great books for your Halloween reading.

Chilling Reads
More fiendishly fine reads to give you goosebumps and spine tingles.

Witchy Vibes
Do you believe in magic? These books will put you under a spell!

Movies: Screaming, Streaming, and Screenings

Scary movies are a Halloween tradition. The Library offers a number of ways you can satisfy your horror habits.

Central Film Vault: Classic Horror Gems
If you think you've seen all the monsters, killers and ghosts that classic cinema has to offer, dip into these old-school chillers from the 20's through the 60's.

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Browse our catalog for devilishly delightful DVD titles that you can sink your teeth into.

Our streaming video service Kanopy gives you instant access to cinematic catacombs full of films ranging from contemporary horror flicks like Hereditary and The Witch to classics such as Nosferatu and House on Haunted Hill.

Browse Horror & Thriller Films  |  About Kanopy
Kanopy horror and thriller films

MAcabre Music of the Night (or any time)

Enjoy spirited tunes with a collection of digital horror soundtracks available to stream and download from hoopla.

hoopla horror soundtracks  |  About hoopla

Hoopla horror soundtracks