A terrible affliction has befallen the Library, and only you can help us survive...

Warning: Prepare to be scared! This event is recommended for brave teens and adults.

Featuring authors Paul Tremblay, Jonathan Janz and Bill Schweigart. Books will be available for sale and signing following the book reading. Creepy costumes are encouraged! Light refreshments will be served.

Presented in partnership with Fairfax County Public Library.


Get into the Horror spirit (and help us get ready!) with these Maker programs:

  • Sept. 13 - Scary Circuits with Arduino - Create sensor driven noises and lights.
  • Sept. 27 - Dolls that Move - Learn about basic robotics and put your new knowledge to use animating creepy dolls and toys.
  • Oct. 10 - Frankentoys - Sew and modify stuffed animals to make Night of Horror props.
  • Oct. 18 - Creepy Mannequins - Paint, destroy, and accessorize mannequins to create Night of Horror props.


Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Barbara M. Donnellan Auditorium
Central Library
Age: Adults and Grade 6+ Only
zz Fun and Games
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About Our Events

Accommodations in the Library

Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jberg@arlingtonva.us