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New Orleans Public Library is Calling All Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls to Celebrate the Spookiest of Holidays

Media Contact:
John Marc Sharpe

Brooks Horton


New ORleans Public Library is Calling All Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls to Celebrate the Spookiest of Holidays

WHO: New Orleans Public Library

WHAT: Celebrate Halloween at your neighborhood library location with events suited for the whole family


Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • TEEN ZOMBIE PROM: Library Patrons ages 12-17 are invited to dress up and celebrate a spooky prom. Event is from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Robert E. Smith Branch, 6301 Canal Blvd.
  • HALLOWIENIE AND WITCH-CRAFTY STORIES: Children ages 6 and older, accompanied by an adult, are invited to enjoy scary stories and make Halloween crafts. Event is from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Rosa Keller Public Library and Community Center, 4300 South Broad St.
  • HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR KIDS: Children are invited to dress up and enjoy a "ghoulish laugh contest," ghost stories, cemetery golf, a pumpkin toss, Halloween crafts and terrifying treats. Event is from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

  • NOT-SO-SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY & TRICK-OR-TREAT IN THE LIBRARY: Children ages 12 and under are invited to enjoy stories, crafts and trick-or-treating at the library. Event is at 10:30 a.m. in the Children's Room at Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave.

For more information on New Orleans Public Library's Halloween festivities and for a complete schedule of events, visit or "Like" New Orleans Public Library on Facebook.


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