If Halloween is your jam, we’ve got you covered! The ghouls and goblins are just warming up for a good time at the Library.
- Here are just a few events for the season:
- Spooky (& not so spooky) Halloween Events:
- Oct 10 | Handprint Ghost Ornaments | Howard Pinkston | 6:00
- Oct 17 | Halloween Horror Flicks: Even Cheesier| Karns | 6:30
- Oct 28 | Library Trick or Treat | Cedar Bluff | 2:00
- Oct 30 | Halloween Storytime | Bearden | 6:00
- Oct 30 | Goosebumps Party! | Norwood | 6:00
- Oct 31 | Halloween Spider Slime | Halls | 3:00
- Oct 31 | Halloween Fun Day | Farragut | 10-5
- Oct 31 | The Great Pumpkin Party | Karns | 2:00
- Oct 31 | Boo Bash | South Knoxville | 4:00
All Month | Monster Mash Haiku Bash | Karns
Try your hand at a scavenger hunt that can be solved with haiku poetry!
Plotting Pumpkins Decorating Contest:
Turn a pumpkin into a hero or villain from a story you love. We’ll display your creation at the Library and the public will vote on their favorites in four categories: Preschool, Ages 5-10, Ages 11-17, and Adult. Learn more.
Saturday Stories and Songs:
We’ve also relaunched our Saturday Stories and Songs series. Join us for some good, toe-tapping fun!
- Oct 7 | Knox Kindermusik | Cedar Bluff | 11:00
- Oct 14 | Erin Archer | Fountain City | 11:00
- Oct 21 | Sean McCollough | Norwood | 11:00
- Oct 28 | Knoxville Symphony Orchestra | Howard Pinkston | 11:00
Book Clubs Galore!
- Oct 2 | Farragut | 6:00 | Farragut Book Club: Hill Women
- Oct 3 |Halls | 1:00 | Halls Literary Social Hour
- Oct 9 | Lawson McGhee Library | 6:30 | All Over the Page: Haunted History of Knoxville
- Oct 10 | Karns | 6:30 | Thrilling Tales: Read-Alouds for Dark Months
- Oct 16 | Halls | 4:00 | Spooky Teen Book Club
- Oct 16 | Bearden | 6:00 | Evening Reads: Horse by Geraldine Brooks
- Oct 17 | Bearden | 6:00 | Pop Culture Book Club
- Oct 19 | Cedar Bluff | 1:00 | Cedar Bluff Book Circle
- Oct 28 | Norwood | 11:00 | Cookbook Club
Mary Pom Claiborne is assistant director for marketing, communications and development for Knox County Public Library