Get Spooky with the Library for Halloween

Get Spooky with the Library for Halloween

Washington Ballet's Dracula

From workshops to parties to costume swaps, we have all you need to have a fun Halloween. 

Browse our events below:
Makeup and Costumes | Scary Stories and Crafts | Movies and Parties
You can also view our list oh Halloween activities on our calendar.

Makeup and Costumes

Children in costumesuntil Oct. 31
All day: Costume Swap -- Southwest Library. Children.

Monday, Oct. 22
4 p.m.: Dracula Face Painting Workshop with The Washington Ballet -- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, second-floor teen space. Ages 12-19.
For a recap, with tips, photos and video, check out our MLK Library blog.

Wednesday, Oct. 24
5:30 p.m.: Scary Masks and Spooky Stories -- Woodridge Library. Ages 8 and older.

Thursday, Oct. 25
3:30 p.m.: Mermaid Tails and Tales -- Southwest Library. Children.

Scary Stories and Crafts

Monday, Oct. 22
6:30 p.m.: Family Halloween Craft -- West End Library. Ages 2-6.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
3:30 p.m.: Tween Halloween Craft -- West End Library. Ages 8-13.

Scary Scary HalloweenWednesday, Oct. 24
5:30 p.m.: Scary Masks and Spooky Stories -- Woodridge. Ages 8 and older.

Thursday, Oct. 25
3:30 p.m.: Mermaid Tails and Tales -- Southwest Library. Children.

Monday, Oct. 29
7 p.m.: Scary Story Circle -- Tenley-Friendship Library. Ages 8-12.

Tuesday, Oct. 30
11 a.m.: Halloween Costume Story Time -- Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library. Infant to 5 years.

Wednesday, Oct. 31
10 a.m.: Halloween Story Time -- Cleveland Park Library. Toddlers. 
4 p.m.: Ghost Stories and Spooky Crafts -- Cleveland Park Library. Ages 6 and older.
4 p.m.: Halloween Story Time -- Tenley-Friendship Library. Ages 0-5.
4 p.m.: Ghost Stories and Crafts -- Cleveland Park Library. Age 6 and older.

Movies and Parties

Cartoon vampireThursday, Oct. 25
3:30 p.m.: Halloween Movie -- West End Library. Ages 8-12.
5:30 p.m.: Halloween Teens Night -- William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library. Teens and Adults.

Saturday, Oct. 27
11 a.m.: Fall Fest -- Georgetown Library. All ages. 
3 p.m.: Halloween Party -- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Ages 3 and older.

Monday, Oct. 29
3:30 p.m.: Halloween Murder Mystery -- Takoma Park Library. Ages 12-17.
3:30 p.m.: Halloween Party -- West End Library. All ages.

Tuesday, Oct. 30
4 p.m.: After School Halloween Celebration -- Tenley-Friendship Library. Pre-K through eighth grade.
4 p.m.: Halloween Party -- Palisades Library. All ages.
6:30 p.m.: Halloween Party -- Takoma Park Library. Ages 5-12.
4:30 p.m.: Halloween Popping and Watching -- William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library. Ages 5-12.

Wednesday, Oct. 31
All day: Trick-or-Treat at the Library -- Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library. Children.
4 p.m.: Petworth Halloween Party -- Petworth Library. All ages.
4 p.m.: Halloween Party -- Mt. Pleasant Library. All ages.