Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The Southlake Public Library Gears Up for Spooky Adventures this October

The Southlake Public Library has a variety of fun-filled treats planned for kids and families this October! These events are sure to give you and your little ones a howling good time while learning along the way. Let’s go beyond costumes, pumpkins and candy and see what everyone is growling about! Check out our offerings below:

The Other Half of Happy with author Rebecca Balcarcel
Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Meet local author Rebecca Balcarcel as she sits down to discuss her debut middle grade book, The Other Half of Happy. Themed snacks and a signed copy of her newest book will be available for all that register. This event is for children ages 8 to 12. Register here.

APEX Film Night Presents: Frankenstein
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Registration is required and opens October 1 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. for teens and adults.
Register for your preferred time below.
1 p.m. 
5 p.m.

Spooky Strings: A Marionette Show
Monday, October 14, 2019, 2-3 p.m.

This 30-minute variety show is presented in a short-strung or cabaret format featuring puppeteers who interact with the audience as part of the performance; a few volunteers will be chosen to help out on stage during the show! After the show, students will have a unique educational experience participating in a live marionette demonstration for a one-of-a-kind learning experience. All ages. No registration is required.

Spooky Art with ArtHouse of Southlake
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Create something spooky to scare the ghouls and boils. All Ages.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

It’s the season of Fall festivals and we’re hosting one at our favorite place to go outdoors – Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve. Come and enjoy fall foods, storytelling on the nature trail, music and more.