🕸️🕷️There are some spooky things happening in Libraries
🕸️🕷️A spooky themed workshop with loads of hands-on activities exploring bones, skulls, fossil folklore and insects with spooky names. Handle real animal skulls, put together a life-sized replica human skeleton and use a microscope to look at creepy crawlies close up.
Not suitable for under 3 due to small parts.
Tuesday 30 October, 5pm-6pm
Book your space here.
Booking is essential
If what, instead you’re seeking is a scare, try these books but beware – you might end up needing the light on throughout the night…
In less than 24 hours a viral epidemic destroys nearly all of the population. Within moments each victim suffers an agonising death. At the end of 10 minutes, only a handful of survivors remain. By the end of the first day those survivors wish they were dead. As the dead get up and walk, they know they are in hell.
When Conrad buys a big old house in Wisconsin, his wife Jo doesn’t share his enthusiasm, reluctant at the idea of leaving their LA life. But Conrad’s new purchase is not all that it seems. Soon Conrad is hearing the ghostly wailing of a baby in the night, seeing blood on the floor & being haunted by a woman who looks exactly like Jo.
The event known as The Pulse left every major city stinking to the high heavens. Within ten hours of contracting the virus most people would be dead or insane. A young artist, Clayton Riddell, realises what is happening and is desperate to reach his son before he switches on his mobile.
Danny is only five years old but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a ‘shiner’, aglow with psychic voltage. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel his visions grow frighteningly out of control.
Two young cousins, Leonora and Edward, spend the summer with their ageing spinster aunt at Iyot House, her decaying home, deep in the damp lonely fens. When spoilt Leonora’s birthday wish for a beautiful doll is thwarted, she unleashes a furious rage which haunts her quiet, subdued cousin for years afterwards and has dark and sinister consequences which neither can escape.