Time to plan a party, with resources from the library!
Food. Fun, Hall0ween-themed food is a must:
Once the food is done, there must be proper decorations:
So now that you’ve got your food and decorations, you’ll need some ghost stories to read aloud!
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
No matter how old you are, these short ghostly tales and urban legends are sure to add plenty of spook to your Halloween festivities.
(but be sure to turn the lights on to see the illustrations!)
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Always classic–The Tell-Tale Heart is the perfect read-aloud, as is The Raven.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
Spooky classic American Halloween story!
Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories by Algernon Blackwood
The Willows is long, but worth it.
And when you get tired of reading aloud and are still too full of sugar to go to bed, perhaps it’s time for a dance party. A Skeleton Dance party!