Halloween crafts at Pierce County Libraries
All ages are invited to participate in Halloween crafting activities at various Pierce County Libraries. A full list of locations participating can be found online in the Pierce County Library news release.
Bonney Lake Pierce County Library, 18501 90th St. E., will provide supplies for halloween mask making from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oct. 19. The activity is free and geared towards elementary school ages.
Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave., will host a Day of the Dead celebration from 1 to 3 p.m., Nov. 2. Registration is required but traditional crafting and snacks will be provided.
Buckley Pierce County Library, 123 S. River Ave., offers semi-scary story time and Halloween snacks at 4 p.m., Oct. 31. Costumes are suggested, but not required.
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