Naperville Public Library to offer Halloween Programs for All Ages

Naperville Public Library will offer programs for all ages to get the Naperville community into the Halloween spirit.

Naperville Public Library will offer programs for all ages to get the Naperville community into the Halloween spirit.

Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to attend “Halloween on the Riverwalk” from 4:30–5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Riverwalk Ampitheather in downtown Naperville. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes. The program will include stories, songs and a puppet show.  For more information, contact Rashmi Mehrotra at 630-961-4100, ext. 6123 or email rmehrotra@naperville-lib.org.

Also offered is “Halloween Fright Fest” from 4:30–6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Naper Blvd. Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd.  The program is open to teens in grades sixth through 12th grade.  The night will include a viewing of the movie The Woman in Black (PG-13) and snacks. Attendees are invited to wear their costumes for a chance at prizes.  For more information, contact Yan Xu at 630-961-4100, ext. 2232 or email yxu@naperville-lib.org.

Adults can also partake in the Halloween fun by attending “The Haunting of Two Salem Witches” from 7–8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. Presented by Amazing Women History Theater, the program will include chilling yet inspirational stories about two courageous women as they confront their fate during the Salem Witch Trials. This program is partially funded by a grant from the City of Naperville. For more information, contact Lisa West at 630-961-4100, ext. 4931 or email Lwest@naperville-lib.org.

More information about these and other Library programs can be found in the Library’s program guide, available at any of the three Naperville Public Library locations.