Friday, October 19, 2012

Fall is time for FUN!

Halloween and other fall events are around the corner. Are you looking for a great costume or party idea? The Chester County Library has wonderful resources for sewing a costume, treats and games for children’s parties, and decorations for family events. Stop into the library and take a peak.

Make Costumes! By Priscilla Hershberger

This book gives step by step instructions on making popular dress up costumes. By using common school and household goods the costume making is a snap. With 10 or more costumes to choose from there is something for everyone.

A Halloween how-to : costumes, parties, decorations, and destinations
by Lesley Pratt Bannatyne

This book has all you need to know about the history of Halloween, planning events, decorating and even where to see the best pumpkin chuckin’ contest!

Crafts to Make in the Fall
by Kathy Ross

Every family needs a few crafty ideas for the fall season. Check out this book that contains 29 easy to make projects. A gift, a family craft night, a scout troop; there are craft ideas for everyone!

Sometimes, all you need is a great fall story.

Pumpkins by Mary Lyn Ray

In this beautifully illustrated story a man gives up everything he has to grow pumpkins to save a field. His good work spreads pumpkin cheer worldwide.

Halloween Fraidy Cat by Abby Klein

In this Ready Freddy! story Freddy is scared of the haunted house where his friend is holding a Halloween party. Freddy doesn’t want his friends to know how frightened he is, but he still wants to go to the party. What will he do?

Remember, the next session of story time registration starts on October 23, through Eventkeeper. Visit our website at, visit the library, and enjoy this fall season!