Halloween crafts, stories, traditions and more at Pierce County Libraries

  • Mon Oct 7th, 2013 12:54am
  • Life

Children and families will have fun learning during hands-on Halloween events at Pierce County Library System. Friends of the Libraries sponsor these free events.

Bonney Lake Pierce County Library, 18501 90th St. E.

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Halloween Mask Making

Drop in and create a unique Halloween mask. All supplies provided. Ideal for elementary school ages.

Buckley Pierce County Library, 123 S. River Ave.

Thursday, Oct. 31, 4 p.m. Ghoulish Goodies and Timeless Tales

Start the Halloween celebration at the library! Share some (not so) scary stories and Halloween treats. Costumes are encouraged.

Fife Pierce County Library, 6622 20th St. E.

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Plants vs. Zombies Party

Ages 8 – 12 will play the game, create plant or zombie shrink plastic crafts, win prizes and have a light snack.

Gig Harbor Pierce County Library, 4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W.

Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:30, 11 or 11:30 a.m. Haunted Gingerbread Houses

Make and decorate a Halloween gingerbread house! Spooky attire welcome! Kids of all ages, under 6 with an adult. Registration required. Register online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar

Graham Pierce County Library, 9202 224th St. E.

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2:30 p.m. Marvelous Masks

Ages 6 and up will make a fun mask and snack on seasonal goodies. Registration required. Register online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar

Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S.

Friday, Oct. 25, 4 p.m. Horrorgami

Ages 5 and up will practice the art of paper folding and create ghoulish origami projects. Registration required. Register online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar

South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E.

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:30, 4, 4:30, 5 or 5:30 p.m. Haunted Gingerbread Houses

Make and decorate a Halloween gingerbread house! Spooky attire welcome! Kids of all ages, under 6 with an adult. Registration required. Register online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar

Summit Pierce County Library, 5107 112th St. E

Thursday Oct. 31, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Super Sweet Halloween

Explore the sweeter side of Halloween with adorable crafts, cute games and abundant sugar.

Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave.

Saturday, Nov. 2, 1 – 3 p.m. Day of the Dead Celebration

All ages will decorate a sugar skull and enjoy hot chocolate with the traditional day of the dead bread. Registration required. Register online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar

Tillicum Pierce County Library, 14916 Washington Ave. S.W.

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. Scary Stories around the Campfire

Sit by a look-alike indoor campfire while enjoying not-too-scary stories appropriate for families, told by Fireside Story League. A fun craft and Halloween treats will follow. Costumes are encouraged.