Update: This program has been cancelled, however you can find more fun programs at the Carnegie Library and across the district on our events calendar.
Could she be the victim of a terrible accident at the KomixFest? But what about the bite marks on her neck?
Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join us at the Carnegie Library for our Mystery Party: In the Shadow of the Vampyre. Costumes are welcomed!
Refreshments will be provided. Call 517-905-1331 to register.
Come trick or treating at the Springport Branch from 6-8 PM on Halloween!
The branch will be open an hour past our usual closing time to match Village of Springport trick or treating hours.
Join us at the Henrietta Branch for a Spooktacular Magic Show with Joel Tacey. There will be amazing magic, dazzling juggling, and lots of audience participation!
This is an all-ages show with fun and spooky (not scary!) magic.
Presented by the Henrietta Friends of the Jackson District Library.
Join us for a party at the Brooklyn Branch with Halloween-themed games, activities and fun! Costumes are welcome but not required.
Intended for ages 4-10.
Join us at the Concord Branch to hear stories of haunted Jackson locations, including in the Concord and Hanover areas. Light refreshments will be served.
Presented by: Rusty Jones, Founder and Lead Investigator for the Central Michigan Paranormal Investigations
To celebrate October and all things spooky, we’re having a Monster Mash contest for kids! Create a monster out of whatever you can find. Paint a picture, building with Legos, use old jars and paper towel tubes – wherever your imagination takes you!
To submit an entry, bring your creation into any JDL branch OR take a picture and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and home branch.
Entries will be accepted October 1-31.
Winners will be selected from each branch and receive a $25 JOANN Fabrics gift card.
Join us on October 5 at 4 PM at the Henrietta Branch to create a watercolor painting with mixed media with Carolyn Pascoe to decorate for the Halloween season!
Supplies will be provided and registration is required. Please call 517-769-6537 to register. Intended for ages 10+.
Join us at the Fall Fest & Chili Classic along Michigan Ave in downtown Jackson for some pumpkin fun. We’ll be demonstrating how to make a “Puking Pumpkin” at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM, while supplies last.
The Zombie Apocalypse has happened! Get prepared for a disaster in a Choose Your Own Adventure game. At the end of the game each participant will end up with a bag and some supplies to start their own Emergency/Disaster Go Bag.
Space is limited and registration is required. This program is intended for teens and tweens.
Decorate a pumpkin as your favorite literary/book character! All ages are welcome to participate.
To submit, send a photo of your pumpkin to email@example.com with your name and phone number any time from October 1-25.
Congrats to the winners: Christy Broderick, Lydia Heffner and Drew Draper! You can see all of the amazing entries on JDL’s Facebook page.